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The statue of Alexander Selkirk, whose story was the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe. #AlexanderSelkirk #RobinsonCrusoe

Plaque in memory of Alexander Selkirk by M J Richardson. Plaque in memory of Alexander Selkirk Selkirk was born on a cottage on this site and is thought to have been the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's 'Robinson Crusoe'. Note the mis-spelling of 'Lieutenant'.

Bristol. The Llandoger Trow in Bristol is said to have been where Daniel Defoe met Alexander Selkirk, whose adventures inspired his novel Robinson Crusoe

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Alexander Selkirk The real Robinson Crusoe. The famous book was based on the actual castaway, Alex Seikirk...

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"Alexander Selkirk's Cave, Juan Fernández Islands", Juvenile Encyclopedia, 1932 Vol. 14 World Geography 兒童百科大辭典 第十四巻 地理篇(三) 玉川學園出版部 昭和七年

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The tale of a real-life Robinson Crusoe! www.madamegilflurt.com/2014/02/on-this-day-rescue-of-alexander-selkirk.html

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The real life Robinson Crusoe, Alexander Selkirk, was rescued on this date. Find out more on http://www.myfivebest.com