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Charles John (Carl Johann) Andersson


Swedish-born ornithologist, hunter, and explorer. Accompanied Francis Galton to South Africa in 1849. Organised a successful expedition to Lake Ngami and published an account of the expedition in 1856. Continued to explore the South African interior and to carry out ornithological studies.



Modern English biography



DSAB: Dictionary of South African biography. Edited by W. J. de Kock et al. 4 vols. Pretoria and Cape Town: Nasionale Boekhandel Beperk [and others]. 1968–81.

Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.

SBL: Svenskt biografiskt lexikon. Edited by Bertil Boëthius et al. 33 vols. and 4 fascicles of vol. 34 (A–Swenson) to date. Stockholm: Albert Bonnier and P. A. Norstedt. 1918–.