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[[File:Horatio.jpg|thumb|Horatio Humboldt in "History of Liberty City"]]
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{{Infobox character
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|name = Horatio Humboldt
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|image = Horatio.jpg
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|caption = Horatio Humboldt in "History of Liberty City"
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|gender = M
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|status = Deceased
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|nationality = {{Flagicon|United Kingdom|Flag of the United Kingdom}} [[United Kingdom|British]]
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|home = [[United Kingdom|England]]
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|businesses = Explorer
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'''Horatio Humboldt''' was an English explorer in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''. He is based on the real life person [[wp:Henry Hudson|Henry ]][[wp:Henry Hudson|Hudson]]. Humboldt was hired by the Dutch to find a new place to sell weed. On September 4, [[1609]], he steered his ship into the mouth of a river coincidentally named the [[Humboldt River|Humboldt]] by the local natives, based on Humboldt's writings. He is mentioned on [[CNT]]'s show [[A History of Liberty City]].
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'''Horatio Humboldt''' was an [[United Kingdom|English]] explorer mentioned in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''.
   
==Trivia==
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==Description==
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Based on Humboldt's writings, after he was hired by the Dutch to find a new place to sell [[weed]], he began a jorney that, on [[1609|September 4, 1609]], culminated on him steering his ship into the mouth of a river "coincidentally" named the [[Humboldt River|Humboldt]] by the local natives, although this is most likely a lie to justify his naming of the river after himself. Later, he would became the establisher of the [[New Rotterdam]] colony. His story is told on the [[CNT]]'s show [[A History of Liberty City]].
   
Humboldt's name is presumably based on [[wp:Alexander von Humboldt|Alexander von Humboldt]], a German naturalist and explorer after whom many geographical features were named.
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Humboldt is based on the real life person [[wp:Henry Hudson|Henry Hudson]].
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==Trivia==
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*Humboldt's name is presumably based on [[wp:Alexander von Humboldt|Alexander von Humboldt]], a German naturalist and explorer after whom many geographical features were named.
   
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Horatio Humboldt was an English explorer mentioned in Grand Theft Auto IV.

DescriptionEdit

Based on Humboldt's writings, after he was hired by the Dutch to find a new place to sell weed, he began a jorney that, on September 4, 1609, culminated on him steering his ship into the mouth of a river "coincidentally" named the Humboldt by the local natives, although this is most likely a lie to justify his naming of the river after himself. Later, he would became the establisher of the New Rotterdam colony. His story is told on the CNT's show A History of Liberty City.

Humboldt is based on the real life person Henry Hudson.

TriviaEdit

  • Humboldt's name is presumably based on Alexander von Humboldt, a German naturalist and explorer after whom many geographical features were named.

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