Ernest Shackleton Rank
Ernest Shackleton Rank
About Ernest Shackleton
Ernest Shackleton was an iconic Irish explorer regarded as one of the greatest British explorers of all time. He led three expeditions to the Antarctic, most notably the Endurance Expedition, which even though it failed to achieve its goal of crossing the Antarctica by the South Pole ended up becoming one of the greatest survival stories of all time.
He was the second of the ten children born to Henrietta Gavan and Henry Shackleton. He married Emily Dorman in 1904. He and Emily had three children and stayed married until his death in 1922.
In 2002, the BBC conducted a poll to select the 100 Greatest Britons ever. He was ranked 11th on the list.
He died of a heart attack on his final Antarctic expedition, the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition in 1922.
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If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard.Ernest Shackleton
Ernest Shackleton's Popularity
Ernest Shackleton was a famous Irish explorer, who was born on February 15, 1874. As a person born on this date, Ernest Shackleton is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (February 15) and the 5th most popular for the year (1874).
People born on February 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Ernest Shackleton is the 317th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Ernest Shackleton's birthday, Ernest Shackleton is the 31st most famous Irish.
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