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Julius Beerbohm (1854 - 1906)

Julius Beerbohm (1854 – April 1906) was a Victorian travel-writer, engineer and explorer. He was the son of Julius Ewald Edward Beerbohm (1811–1892), of Dutch, Lithuanian, and German ...

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Benjamin Bonneville (1796 - 1878)

Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (April 14, 1796 – June 12, 1878) was a French-born officer in the United States Army, fur trapper, and explorer in the American West. He is noted for his e...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel James William Abert (USA) (1820 - 1897)

James William Abert (November 18, 1820 – August 10, 1897) was an American soldier, explorer, ornithologist and topographical artist. Early life Abert, the son of John James Abert, was born...

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Brig. General Edward Griffin Beckwith (1818 - 1881)

dward Griffin Beckwith (June 25, 1818 – June 22, 1881) was an United States Army officer who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and who conducted one of the Pacific Railroa...

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Robert (K.G.H.) Brooke, Jr. MP (c.1700 - 1744)

Robert Brooke (son of the Robert Brooke who settled in Essex County, Virginia) was a man of classical education and a skilled professional surveyor. In 1736, as one of the surveyors for His Majesty Geo...

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William Christie Gosse MP (1842 - 1881)

William Christie Gosse Birth: 11 December 1842 in Hoddesdon, England Parents: Dr William Gosse and Agnes Grant Married: 1874 William married Agnes, daughter of Alexander Hay Children: three c...

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Mayor, Charles Christopher Trowbridge (1800 - 1883)

harles Christopher Trowbridge (December 29, 1800 - April 3, 1883) was an explorer, politician, businessman, and ethnographer of Native American cultures who lived in Detroit during the 19th century. ...

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Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793 - 1864)

Henry was an American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist, noted for his early studies of Native American cultures, as well as for his 1832 expedition to the source of the Mississippi River. Schoo...

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James Taylor, Jr. MP (1675 - 1729)

Surveyor-General of the Colony Member of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe, an expedition to discover inland Virginia. "First discovered the Great Road in 1716 and crossed the Appalachin mountains, d...

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Miriam Norton MacMillan (1905 - 1987)

Explorer. Born Miriam Look in Massachusetts, together with her husband Donald Macmillan she was an explorer, sailor and researcher, who made pioneering expeditions to the Artic. In 1935, she married Do...

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George Champlain Sibley (1782 - 1863)

Soldier. Explorer. Author. He was raised in North Carolina and accepted a commission in the Army in 1804. Sibley was sent to St. Louis as an Indian Factor, and was subsequently ordered on a voyage ...

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William Healey Dall (1845 - 1927)

William Healey Dall (August 21, 1845 – March 27, 1927) was an American naturalist, a prominent malacologist, and one of the earliest scientific explorers of interior Alaska. He described many ...

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Louis Lefleur, II (1762 - 1833)

Operating out of Natchez, Louis began trading with the Choctaw Nation around 1780. About 1790, he married Nancy and Rebecca Cravat, the wards of Chief Pushmataha of the Choctaw Nation, a group that all...

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Diogo de Azavedo Rodrigues (Roiz) (c.1490 - 1577)

D. Diogo Rodrigues, D. Diogo Roiz (c.1490-1501; Lagos, Portugal - †21 April 1577; Colva, Goa) was a Portuguese explorer of the Indian Ocean who begin sailing as an ordinary helmsman under the ...

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Manuel Lisa, Missouri Fur Trader (1772 - 1820)

Manuel Lisa Born: September 8, 1772 in New Orleans, Louisiana Died: August 12, 1820 in St. Louis, Missouri Lisa Manuel was one of the most noted Fur trader 's and frontier explorer 's in history. L...

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Vinko Paletin (Fra Vincenzo de Curzola) MP (1508 - 1571)

Vinko Paletin Vinko Paletin (Vicko, Vincenzo, Vincentius, Fra Vincenzo de Curzola, Corsulensis, Paletino), (Korčula, 1508. – Korčula, 1571. (nakon 1573.)), pomorski teoreti...

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Jacques Piccard (1922 - 2008)

Jacques Piccard (28 July 1922 – 1 November 2008) was a Swiss oceanographer and engineer, known for having developed underwater vehicles for studying ocean currents. He and Lt. Don Walsh of the...

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Phyllis B. Munday, CM (1894 - 1990)

Phyllis B Munday, CM (née James) (1894 – 1990) was a Canadian mountaineer, explorer, naturalist and humanitarian, famed for being the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Robson (wi...

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Don Munday (1890 - 1950)

Walter Alfred Don Munday (1890 – 1950) was a Canadian explorer, naturalist and mountaineer famous for his explorations of the Coast Mountains with his wife Phyllis, and especially for the expl...

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Louis Joliet (c.1645 - c.1700)

After having had previously led an expedition in the Great Lakes region in 1669, Joliet became authorized by Governor Frontenac of New France (Canada), to explore the Mississippi River and surrounding ...

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Sir Samuel W. Baker (1821 - 1893)

English explorer who, with John Hanning Speke, helped to locate the sources of the Nile River. was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He ...

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Walter D. Wilcox (1869 - 1949)

Walter Dwight Wilcox (1869–1949) was an early explorer of the Canadian Rockies, especially in the Lake Louise region. Life Wilcox was educated at Phillips Academy, Andover (Class of 1889) ...

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Frederick Whymper (1838 - 1901)

Frederick Whymper (1838 – 26 November 1901) was a British artist and explorer. Whymper was born in London in 1838, the eldest son of Elizabeth Whitworth Claridge and Josiah Wood Whymper, a c...

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Edward Whymper (1840 - 1911)

Edward Whymper (27 April 1840 – 16 September 1911) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865; four members of his ...

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Fanny Bullock Workman (1859 - 1925)

Fanny Bullock Workman (January 8, 1859 - January 22, 1925) was an American geographer, cartographer, explorer, travel writer, and mountaineer, notably in the Himalayas. She was one of the first femal...

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Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (1908 - 1944)

Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (31 August 1908 – 12 February 1944) was a leading English sportsman, aviator, explorer and author. Born at his parents' home in Regent's Park, London, Gandar-Dower...

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William John Bankes (1786 - 1855)

William John Bankes (11 December 1786 – 15 April 1855), the second, but first surviving son of Henry Bankes, was a notable explorer, Egyptologist and adventurer. He was a member of the Bankes ...

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Julius Lucius Brenchley MP (1816 - 1873)

Julius Lucius Brenchley (30 November 1816 – 24 February 1873), of Maidstone, was a 19th-century English explorer, naturalist and author.

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Vice-Adm. Sir Richard Grenville, MP MP (1542 - 1591)

Sir Richard Grenville (6 June 1542 – 10 September 1591) (sp. var: Greynvile, Greeneville, Greenfield, etc.) was an Elizabethan sailor and explorer. He was the grandfather of Sir Richard Grenvi...

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Capt. Frank A. Worsley, Polar Navigator (1872 - 1943)

Frank Arthur Worsley DSO OBE RD (22 February 1872 – 1 February 1943) was a New Zealand sailor and explorer who served on Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914–...

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Capt. Martin Pring (c.1580 - c.1626)

Martin Pring (1580–1626) was an English explorer from Bristol, England who in 1603 at the age of 23 was captain of an expedition to North America to assess commercial potential; he explored area...

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William Montgomery McGovern (1897 - 1964)

William Montgomery McGovern (September 28, 1897 – December 12, 1964) was an American adventurer, Northwestern University professor, anthropologist and journalist. He was possibly an inspiratio...

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886 - 1959)

Apsley George Benet Cherry-Garrard (2 January 1886 – 18 May 1959) was an English explorer of Antarctica. He was a survivor of the Terra Nova Expedition and is acclaimed for his historical acco...

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Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell MP (1868 - 1926)

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell was Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner, Mesopotamia. She was an author and Oriental scholar. She was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C...

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St John Philby (1885 - 1960)

Harry St John Bridger Philby CIE (born 3 April 1885, Badulla, British Ceylon - 30 September 1960, Beirut, Lebanon), also known as Jack Philby or Sheikh Abdullah (الشي...

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William Wentworth FitzWilliam, Viscount Milton MP (1839 - 1877)

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton (27 July 1839 – 17 January 1877) was a British politician and explorer. Milton was the eldest son of William Wentworth-FitzWilliam, 6th Earl Fi...

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James Chapman MP (1831 - 1872)

) James Chapman (27 December 1831 Cape Town - 4 February 1872 Kimberley, was a South African explorer, hunter, trader and photographer. A son of James Chapman and Elizabeth Greeff of Malmesbury and...

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Alexander von Schrenck MP (1816 - 1876)

Alexander* Gustav von Schrenck oli baltisaksa päritolu mineraloog, botaanik ja maadeuurija

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August Erich Kyber (1794 - 1855)

Медик, натуралист. Член-корре�...

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Richard Otto von Maack (1825 - 1886)

Elukäik: Richard Maack sündis 4. septembril 1825. aastal Kuressaares kaupmehe pojana. Õppis Kuressaare kreiskoolis ja Peterburis Larini gümnaasiumis ning 1844-49...

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Alexander Graf von Keyserling MP (1815 - 1891)

ALEXANDER FRIEDRICH von KEYSERLING (1815-1891) baltisaksa päritolu loodusteadlane (geoloog) ja maadeuurija Krahv Alexander von Keyserling, loodusteadlane, haridus- ja poliitikategelane, s&#x...

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Johannes Gabriel Granö MP (1882 - 1956)

Granö, Johannes Gabriel - soome päritolu geograaf ja uurimisreisija Elukäik: Johannes Gabriel Granö sündis 14. märtsil 1882 Lapuas Lõuna-Soo...

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Carl Friedrich* von Schmidt (1832 - 1908)

Carl Friedrich* von Schmidt (1832-1908) , Dr. phil., Peterburi Teaduste Akadeemia liige. 1849–53 õppis Tartu ülikoolis vene keelt ja kirjandust, hiljem pühendus botaanikal...

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Nikolai Bar. von Schilling (1828 - 1910)

Nikolai Bar. von Schilling (Николай Густавович Шилл&#x...

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Gerhard* Gustav Ludwig von Maydell, Haus Stenhusen (1835 - 1894)

Gerhard Maydell sündis 1. mail 1835. aastal Tartus kunstniku pojana. Õppis Tallinna toomkoolis ja aastatel 1854-58 Tartu Ülikoolis kameraalteadusi. Ülikooli lõpetas 1...

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August Maasik MP (1887 - 1976)

August Maasik (ka Gus Masik; 1. oktoober 1887 Laiuse – 14. mai 1976 Seattle) oli eesti päritolu Kanada meresõitja ja polaaruurija. Maasik, August

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Heinrich Emil Lenz MP (1804 - 1865)

Korporatsiooni "Livonia" vilistlane Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz (12.02.1803(Tartu)-29.01/10.02.1865(Rooma), füüsik, professor).

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Paul von Krusenstern (1834 - 1871)

Sündis 7. aug Tallinnas. (Väga elav poiss - 4 kaaslasega Tallinna vanas kindluse maa-alustes käikudes surmasuus, 54 tundi paadiga kevadisel koolivaheajal jääsupis &...

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Ernst Hofmann MP (1801 - 1871)

Ernst Reinhold Hofmann (08.01.1801(Paistu)-23.05.1871(Tartu), mineraloog, professor). Korporatsiooni "Livonia" vilistlane.

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Gottlieb Friedrich (Bogdan Aleksandrovich) von Glasenapp (1811 - 1892)

Glasenappi pere 1837a.: surm: Gottlieb Friedrich von Glasenapp 1811 – 1892 1826–28 võttis mereväeohvitserina osa Friedrich Benjamin von Lütke juhitud ümber...

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Moritz von Engelhardt MP (1779 - 1842)

Moritz von Engelhardt (1779 – 1842) Mineraloog ja geoloog (mineraloogia ja geoloogia professor Tartus); maadeuurija; reisikirjanik; mõisnik. Õppis mitmes Saksa ülikoolis f...

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Karl Woldemar Bernhard Ferdinand von Ditmar (1822 - 1892)

Karl von Ditmar (sometimes Carl von Ditmar ) (8 September [O.S. 27 August] 1822 in Vändra – 25 April [O.S. 13 April] 1892 in Tartu) was a Baltic German geologist and explorer, who travell...

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Alexander Bunge MP (1803 - 1890)

wikipedia: Бунге, Александр Андреевич...

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Alexander Alexandrovich von Bunge (1851 - 1930)

Korporatsiooni "Livonia" liige Alexander von Bunge (vene Бунге, Александр Але...

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Thomas Read MP (1740 - 1788)

Thomas Read was the first naval officer to obtain the rank of commodore in command of a fleet of the Continental Navy. Thomas Read was the son of John and Mary (Howell) Read, and the younger brother ...

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Sir John Salusbury (1707 - 1762)

) Sir John Salusbury (1 September 1707 – 2 May 1762) was a Welsh nobleman, explorer and co-founder of Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is credited as being one of the founders of modern Canada along w...

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Friedrich Benjamin (Федор Петрович) von Lütke / гр. Литке (1797 - 1882)

ЛИТКЕ ФЕДОР (ФРИДРИХ-ВЕНЬЯМИ...

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Carl Ben Eielson (1897 - 1929)

Carl Benjamin "Ben" Eielson (1897–1929) was an aviator, bush pilot and explorer. Background He was born in Hatton, North Dakota in 1897 to Norwegian immigrants. His interest in aviation we...

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Bernt Balchen (1899 - 1973)

Bernt Balchen var en av pionerene i norsk og amerikansk luftfart. I 1920- og 1930-årene var han pilot på flere polarekspedisjoner, og under den annen verdenskrig ledet han bl.a. den ame...

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Constantine Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave MP (1744 - 1792)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave , PC (19 May 1744 – 10 October 1792) was an English explorer and officer in the Royal Navy. He served during the Se...

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Gérard Sébastien Bernizet (1760 - 1788)

Sébastien Bernizet, ingénieur géographe originaire de Narbonne ou il est né le 2 Mars 1760. Il dresse la carte de l'ile de Jeju le 21 mai 17874. Cartes/Maps de Bernizet @ ...

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Jean André Mongez (1750 - 1788)

Jean-André Mongez , né à Lyon le 21 novembre 1750 et mort à Vanikoro, lors de l'expédition de La Pérouse, en mai 1788, est un scientifique, minéralogist...

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Charles Gabriel Morel d'Escures (1751 - 1786)

Charles Gabriel Morel d'Escures , né le 3 janvier 1751 à Alençon, mort le 13 juillet 1786 à la Baie des Français, Lituya (Alaska), membre de l'expédition de La...

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Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (1658 - 1722)

CADILLAC, Antoine Laumet, dit Antoine de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, governor. Born, Laumets, Gascony, France, March 5, 1658; son of Jean Laumet, a minor magistrate. Went to Acadia; June 25, 1687, mar...

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Hugues Joseph de Boissieu (1758 - 1788)

Joseph Hughes (ou Hugues) de Boissieu (de) La Martinière , aussi appelé Joseph La Martinière (né en 1758 à Saint-Marcellin, disparu dans l’océan Pacifiq...

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Jean Guillaume Law de Lauriston (1766 - c.1788)

Jean Guillaume Law de Lauriston , navigateur français, né le 8 septembre 1766 à Chandernagor, décédé en 1788, à Vanikoro, membre de l'expédition ...

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Joseph de Raxi de Flassan (1764 - 1786)

Joseph-Ignace de Raxi de Flassan (ou de Raxis de Flassan) (1764-1786), lieutenant de vaisseau ayant participé à l'expédition de La Pérouse.

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Edouard de Laborde de Marchainville (1762 - 1786)

Édouard Jean Joseph de Laborde de Marchainville , navigateur français, né le 26 juin 1762 à Paris, décédé le 13 juillet 1786 à la Baie des Fran&#...

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Pierre Armand Léopold de Guirard de Montarnal (1765 - 1786)

Pierre Armand Léopold de Guirard de Montarnal , né le 17 octobre 1765 au Château de Sénergues, près d'Aurillac, Cantal et mort le 13 juillet 1786 à la Baie des...

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Henri Mel de Saint-Céran (1765 - 1788)

Henri Marie Anne Jean-Baptiste Mel de Saint-Ceran , (1765, Montauban-1788). Garde de la Marine, il était le fils de Pierre-Nicolas Mel de Saint-Céran (1722-1790), receveur gén�...

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Ferdinand Marc Antoine Bernier de Pierrevert (1761 - 1786)

Ferdinand Marc Antoine Bernier de Pierrevert , navigateur français, né le 22 septembre 1761 à Pierrevert, région de Manosque, décédé le 13 juillet 1786 ...

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Robert Sutton de Clonard (1751 - 1788)

Robert Sutton de Clonard , navigateur irlandais, né le 11 août 1751 à Wexford en Irlande, décédé en 1788, à Vanikoro, membre de l'expédition de L...

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Paul Mérault Monneron (1748 - 1788)

Paul Mérault Monneron (de Monneron), officier du génie, ingénieur, né le 23 février 1748 à Annonay en Ardèche, décédé en mai 1788, ...

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Wacław Seweryn (Emir) Beydo-Rzewuski (1784 - 1831)

Wacław Seweryn Rzewuski (1784–1831) was a Polish explorer, poet, orientalist and horse expert. Juliusz Słowacki DUMA O WACŁAWIE RZEWUSKIM Po morzach węd...

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Eben Sumner Draper, Jr. (1893 - 1959)

From Berkshire Eagle Date: Apr 18 1959 Publication: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States Of America Eben S Draper 65 Businessman Senator BOSTON AP Eben S 65 a former state senator ... and of the ...

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Sgt. Charles Floyd MP (1780 - 1804)

From his English Wikipedia page: ) Charles Floyd (1782 – August 20, 1804) was a United States explorer, a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, and quartermaster in the Lewis and Clark ...

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Theodore Seixas Solomons MP (1870 - 1947)

Theodore was known as the pioneer of the John Muir Trail. He was the first to photograph the Tuolumne Canyon and such summits as Banner Peak and Mount Ritter. He discovered, and named, the great peaks ...

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Capt. William Dane Phelps (1802 - 1875)

William Dane Phelps Birth: Feb 14 1802 - Gloucester, Essex, MA Parents: Henry Phelps, Mary Forbes Coffin Wife: Mary Cushing, Lusanna Tucker Bryant Death: Aug 15 1875 - Magnolia, Essex, MA ...

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Thomas J. Farnham (1804 - 1848)

Thomas Jefferson Farnham (1804–1848) was an explorer and author of the American West in the first half of the 19th century. His travels included interaction with missionary Jason Lee, and he l...

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William Astor Chanler (1867 - 1934)

William Astor Chanler (June 11, 1867 – March 4, 1934) was a soldier, explorer, and a U.S. Representative from New York, son of John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret Astor Ward. He was the great-g...

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Admiral Sir Edward Belcher, Royal Navy MP (1799 - 1877)

Admiral Sir Edward Belcher, KCB (27 February 1799 – 18 March 1877), was a Nova Scotian, British naval officer and explorer. He was the great-grandson of Governor Jonathan Belcher. His wife, Di...

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Admiral Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans (1881 - 1957)

Rear Admiral Commanding Royal Australian Navy 1929-31; Regional Commissioner for London Defence Area 1939-45 Admiral Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, KCB, DSO SGM (28 Oct...

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Frank Oates (1840 - 1875)

Frank Oates (1840–1875) was a British naturalist, explorer and uncle to Antarctic explorer Lawrence Oates. He was one of the first Europeans to see the Victoria Falls. Early life Oates was...

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Lawrence Edward Grace "Titus" Oates (1880 - 1912)

Captain Lawrence Edward Grace ("Titus") Oates (17 March 1880 – 17 March 1912) was an English Cavalry officer with the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons, and later on in his life an Antarctic explore...

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Sir William Edward Parry (1790 - 1855)

Biographical Summary Parry, Sir William Edward . 19/12/1790-08/07/1855. Ref: 1186. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rear Admiral(1852), Knight(1829). Place of Birth: Bath, Somerset. Place of...

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Sir John Ross, CB MP (1777 - 1856)

) John Ross, CB, (24 June 1777 – 30 August 1856) was a Scottish naval officer and Arctic explorer. Ross was the son of the Rev Andrew Ross of Balsarroch, minister of Inch, near Stranraer, an...

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Sir James Clark Ross (1800 - 1862)

Sir James Clark Ross (15 April 1800 – 3 April 1862) was a British naval officer and explorer remembered today for his exploration of the Arctic with his uncle Sir John Ross and Sir William Par...

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Jimmie Angel (1899 - 1956)

James Crawford "Jimmie" Angel (August 1, 1899 – December 8, 1956) was an American aviator after whom Angel Falls in Venezuela, the tallest waterfall in the world, is named. His birth and e...

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Jacques Marquette MP (1637 - 1675)

Father Jacques Marquette S.J. (June 10, 1637 – May 18, 1675), sometimes known as Père Marquette or James Marquette, was a French Jesuit missionary who founded Michigan's first European ...

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Diogo Cão, o navegador MP (c.1450 - d.)

Navegador Descobridor da foz do rio Zaire Fidalgo da Casa do Rei D. João II Teve carta de armas a 14.4.1484. Diogo Cão foi um navegador português do século XV que ...

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Brig. General William Louis Marshall (1846 - 1920)

William Louis Marshall was born June 11, 1846, in Washington, Kentucky, a scion of the family of Chief Justice John Marshall. At age 16 he enlisted in the 10th Kentucky Cavalry, Union Army. He gradua...

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Francisco José de Lacerda e Almeida (1753 - 1798)

Dr Francisco José Maria de Lacerda (died 18 October 1798) was a Portuguese explorer in the 18th century. He led an expedition to the Kazembe region of Zambia in 1798. After his death on this mis...

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Jean François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse MP (1741 - 1788)

Jean François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse (23 août 1741 - disparu en 1788), né au château du Gô, dans la paroisse de Saint-Julien à deux lieues d'A...

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Amiral Antoine Bruny d'Entrecasteaux MP (1737 - 1793)

Antoine Reymond Joseph de Bruny d'Entrecasteaux , dit le « chevalier d'Entrecasteaux », né le 7 novembre 1737 au château d'Entrecasteaux2 et mort le 20 juillet 1793 dans l'o...

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Toussaint Charbonneau (1767 - 1843)

Click here to view the Wikipedia webpage for Toussaint Charbonneau Toussaint Charbonneau (March 20, 1767 - August 12, 1843) was a French-Canadian explorer and trader, and a member of the Lewis and Cl...

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David Thompson (Explorer) (1770 - 1857)

David Thompson (April 30, 1770 – February 10, 1857) was a British-Canadian fur trader, surveyor, and map-maker, known to some native peoples as "Koo-Koo-Sint" or "the Stargazer". Over his career...

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Nathaniel Batts, Fur Trader (c.1620 - 1679)

Nathaniel Batts (1620–1679) was a fur trader. He became the first recorded European to permanently settle in North Carolina in 1655. His deed from King Kiscutanewh for "all ye Land on ye south...

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Sir John Barrow, 1st Bt. MP (1764 - 1848)

Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet , FRS, FRGS (19 June 1764 – 23 November 1848) was an English statesman, Explorer and Historian He was born the son of Roger Barrow in the village of Dragley Beck, ...

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E. H. Harriman MP (1848 - 1909)

Edward Henry Harriman (February 20, 1848 – September 9, 1909) was an American railroad executive. Early years Harriman was born in Hempstead, New York, the son of Orlando Harriman, an ...

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