BirthdayJanuary 22, 1552
Birthplace England
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  1. About

    English explorer, aristocrat, spy, poet, writer, and soldier who popularized tobacco in England.
    He fought at the siege of Smerwick, where he organized the massacre of Spanish and Italian soldiers after they had admitted defeat.
    He was a famous English explorer, whereas Jacques Cartier was a famous French explorer.

  2. Before fame

    He founded an early American colony at Roanoke.

  3. Related to

    He secretly married Elizabeth Raleigh, one of a Queen Elizabeth I's ladies-in-waiting, without the Queen's permission, and when his ruse was uncovered, he was sentenced to the infamous Tower of London. He had three children named Carew, Damerei and Walter.

  4. The meaning of the name Raleigh: From The Red Or Rye Field
Explorer Walter Raleigh born on 22 01 1552 in . Until now, Walter Raleigh's age is 66 year old and have Aquarius constellation. Count down 2 days will come next birthday of Walter Raleigh !