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MACKAY, Alexander Murdoch (1849-1890) Explorer & Missionary

Mr Mackay of Uganda, as he became known, was born in Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He taught Ugandans carpentry, metal work and road making, and translated the bible into Swahili. He used his engineering skills to improve the country’s infrastructure and is still highly regarded in 21st century Uganda.

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