Kövér inaugurates memorial plaque to Hungarian explorer in Uganda

 

 

 

Hungarian Speaker of Parliament László Kövér  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.

 

Lady Baker, born as Flóra Sass in Aiud (Nagyenyed) 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.