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Memorial Plaque to Hungarian Explorer Flóra Sass Inagurated in Uganda

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.03.05.

Hungarian Speaker of Parliament László Kövér on Tuesday inaugurated a memorial plaque to Hungarian-born explorer Lady Florence Baker at the Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda.

Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda’s tourism minister, also attended the event.

Photo by Parliament’s Press Office

Lady Baker, born as Flóra Sass in Nagyenyed (Aiud)  in 1841, was the first European woman to reach the falls and the Albert Lake with her husband Samuel White Baker.

The memorial plaque was initiated by the African-Hungarian Union and the Hungarian embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.

On the featured photo: László Kövér and Ephraim Kamuntu. Photo by Parliament’s Press Office