Walker (filibuster), William
|born on||8 May 1824|
|Place||Nashville, Tennessee, 36n10, 86w47|
|Timezone||LMT m86w47 (is local mean time)|
American physician, lawyer, journalist and mercenary who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America, with the intention of establishing English-speaking colonies under his personal control, an enterprise then known as "filibustering." Walker usurped the presidency of the Republic of Nicaragua in 1856 and ruled until 1857, when he was defeated by a coalition of Central American armies.
He was executed by the government of Honduras on 12 September 1860.
Birth time unknown. Penfield speculated for 14.00 LMT. Starkman rectified to 06.15.08 LMT Asc 8Gem44'
- Vocation : Medical : Physician
- Vocation : Travel : Adventurer