Frederick Courteney Selous

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Frederick Courteney Selous

Birthplace: Regents Park, London, England
Death: Died in German East Africa
Cause of death: Military Conflict
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick Lokes Slous and Ann Holgate Slous
Husband of Ndebele lady Selous; Tswana Woman Selous; Marie Catherine Gladys Selous and Manyika Woman Selous
Father of Magdalen Selous; John Selous; Frederick Hatherley Bruce Selous; Harold Sherborn Selous and Frederick Selous (Fisher)
Brother of Florence Selous; Annie Berryman Slous; Edmund Selous and Sybil Jane Slous
Half brother of Edric Slous

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About Frederick Courteney Selous

Frederick Courteney Selous DSO (/səˈluː/; 31 December 1851 – 4 January 1917) was a British explorer, officer, hunter, and conservationist, famous for his exploits in Southeast Africa. His real-life adventures inspired Sir H. Rider Haggard to create the fictional Allan Quatermain character. Selous was also a friend of Theodore Roosevelt, Cecil Rhodes and Frederick Russell Burnham. He was pre-eminent within a select group of big game hunters that included Abel Chapman and Arthur Henry Neumann. He was the older brother of ornithologist and writer Edmund Selous.


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Frederick Courteney Selous's Timeline

December 31, 1851
London, England
Age 22
Age 46
Age 48
January 1917
Age 65
German East Africa