The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous Explorers

James Cook

James Cook (1728 - 1779)

British explorer and captain in the Royal Navy
John Smith

John Smith (1580 - 1631)

English explorer and soldier
Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone (1734 - 1820)

American explorer and frontiersman
Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta (1304 - 1369)

Moroccan explorer
Samuel De Champlain

Samuel De Champlain (1574 - 1635)

French explorer, navigator, cartographer and geographer
Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl (1914 - 2002)

Norwegian explorer
Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson (1565 - 1611)

English explorer
Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen (1872 - 1928)

Norwegian explorer
John Chapman

John Chapman (1774 - 1845)

American missionary and explorer
Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley (1841 - 1904)

Welsh-American explorer and journalist
Richard Francis Burton

Richard Francis Burton (1821 - 1890)

British explorer, diplomat and author
Matthew Henson

Matthew Henson (1866 - 1955)

American explorer
Ed Stafford

Ed Stafford (46)

British explorer
Robert Peary

Robert Peary (1856 - 1920)

American explorer
Fridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen (1861 - 1930)

Norwegian explorer
Vitus Bering

Vitus Bering (1681 - 1741)

Danish explorer
Stephen Austin

Stephen Austin (1793 - 1836)

American explorer
Louis Jolliet

Louis Jolliet (1645 - 1700)

Canadian explorer
Floyd Collins

Floyd Collins (1887 - 1925)

American explorer
Frederick Cook

Frederick Cook (1865 - 1940)

American explorer and physician
Walter Raleigh

Walter Raleigh (1552 - 1618)

English writer, poet, soldier, courtier and explorer
Sven Hedin

Sven Hedin (1865 - 1952)

Swedish Geographer, Explorer
Knud Rasmussen

Knud Rasmussen (1879 - 1933)

Danish explorer and anthropologist
William Clark

William Clark (1770 - 1838)

American Explorer, Soldier and Territorial Governor
Vivian Fuchs

Vivian Fuchs (1908 - 1999)

English Explorer
David Fairchild

David Fairchild (1869 - 1954)

American explorer
Hamilton Hume

Hamilton Hume (1797 - 1873)

Australian Explorer, Magistrate
Hiram Bingham

Hiram Bingham (1875 - 1956)

American Explorer, Politician
John Rae

John Rae (1813 - 1893)

Scottish Explorer, Surgeon
Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace (1823 - 1913)

British geographer, biologist, and explorer