British naval officerDied when: 35 years 111 days (423 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Pringle Stokes (23 April 1793 – 12 August 1828) was a British naval officer who served in HMS Owen Glendower on a voyage around Cape Horn to the Pacific coast of South America, and on the West African coast fighting the slave trade.He then commanded HMS Beagle on its first voyage of exploration in the south Atlantic.
After two years in command of the Beagle, depressed by the harsh winter conditions of the Strait of Magellan, he committed suicide.
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