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Höhnel, Ludwig von#

b. Bratislava (Slovakia), Aug. 6, 1857, d. Vienna, March 23, 1942, explorer, admiral. Starting in 1886 explored East Africa together with S. Count Teleki discovering Lake Turkana and Ch´ew Bahir in 1888. In 1892 he was in the Kenya area together with W. A. Chanler; introduced Austrian chamois to New Zealand. 1899-1903 aide-de-camp of Emperor Franz Joseph I.

Works#

Zum Rudolph-See und Stephanie-See, 1892; Mein Leben zur See, auf Forschungsreisen und bei Hofe, 1926.

Literature#

I. Simanyi, L. Ritter v. H. (1857-1942). Leben und Werk, 2 vols., 1988; OeBL; NDB.