Jiri Baum

Czech zoologist and explorer who took a trip around the world in a Tatra campervan in the 1920s and 1930s (1900-1944)

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Wrote a detailed travelogue (in Czech, English summary) [6.6MB PDF]

[article] [photo archive]

Mentioned in this article (with good illustrations of historical documents) from the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa and this article: “Czechs, who conquered the world behind the steering wheel” …

First published on February 20th, 2009 at 12:42 pm