he was born in scotland.his father was not rich and so after a year or two in the village school young David was sent to a factory.there he began work at six o clock in the morning and finished at eight in the evening.
David had little money,but he bought some school-books and every night he studied differnt subjects.
when he was nineteen, he began to study at a university.He was learning to be a doctor.
In 1840 Livingstone went to Africa.Soon he began journeys into new lands .during these
journeys he decided that the work of a doctor was very important im africa.