Founder of German Southwest AfricaDied when: 52 years 106 days (627 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Franz Adolf Eduard Lüderitz (16 July 1834 – end of October 1886) was a German merchant and the founder of German South-West Africa, Imperial Germany's first colony.
The coastal town of Lüderitz is named after him.
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