- Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈluːtvɪç). 1813–48, Australian explorer, born in Prussia. He disappeared during an attempt to cross Australia from East to West
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This was a sore blow to Leichhardt, but it did not unman him.The Australian Explorers
Leichhardt was born at Beskow, near Berlin, and studied at Berlin.
Two invaluable qualities in an explorer, apart from his scientific attainments, Leichhardt possessed.
Leichhardt is the Franklin of Australia, around whose name has ever clung a tantalising veil of mystery and romance.
They followed this stream down until it brought them to the Burdekin, Leichhardt's most important discovery.