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Indian Agent. Explorer. Author. He was involved with the Native Americans of the Midwest for over thirty years. While working with the Chippewa, he was the first to discover and report the true sourc...

9/18/2007 2/9/2016

Samuel Gurney Cresswell MP (1827 - 1867)

Captain Samuel Gurney Cresswell From Wikipedia Captain Samuel Gurney Cresswell (25 September 1827 – 14 August 1867), was a Royal Navy officer. He was technically the first naval officer to c...

2/1/2016 2/1/2016

George Vancouver (1757 - 1798)

es.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Vancouver Captain George Vancouver (22 June 1757 – 10 May 1798) was an English officer of the Royal Navy, best known for his 1791–95 expedition, which exp...

9/2/2015 2/1/2016

John Hourie, Sr. MP (c.1777 - 1857)

He was listed in the Hudson's Bay Company archives as coming from either Saint Ola or Scapa. He joined the Hudson's Bay Company in 1800 when he was 23. He boarded the ship Prince of Wales at Stromness,...

2/8/2014 1/19/2016

Henri Mouhot (1826 - 1861)

Henri Mouhot (May 15, 1826 — November 10, 1861) French naturalist and explorer of the mid-19th century. He was born in Montbéliard, Doubs, France - near the Swiss border, but spent his ch...

1/7/2016 1/8/2016

Frederick Courteney Selous DSO (/səˈluː/; 31 December 1851 – 4 January 1917) was a British explorer, officer, hunter, and conservationist, famous for his exploits in Southea...

7/13/2011 1/1/2016

Frederick Catherwood (1799 - 1854)

Frederick Catherwood (27 February 1799 – 27 September 1854) was an English artist and architect, best remembered for his meticulously detailed drawings of the ruins of the Maya civilization. H...

12/27/2015 12/27/2015

George William Featherstonhaugh FRS /ˈfænˌʃɔː/ (London, 9 April 1780 – Le Havre, 28 September 1866) was a British-American geologist and geographer. H...

10/29/2009 12/15/2015

George Wheeler (1842 - 1905)

) George Montague Wheeler (October 9, 1842 – May 3, 1905) was an American pioneering explorer and cartographer, leader of the Wheeler Survey, one of the major surveys of the western United Sta...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

William Louis Abbott (1860 - 1936)

William Louis Abbott (23 February 1860 – 2 April 1936) was an American medical doctor, explorer, ornithologist and field naturalist. He complied prodigious collections of biological specimens ...

10/16/2015 10/16/2015

Peter Egerton-Warburton (1813 - 1889)

Wikipedia contributors. " Peter Warburton ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother George Edward Egerton-warburton by SmartCopy : Dec 21 2014, 13:26:58 UTC

12/21/2014 9/29/2015

Jonathan Grant MP (1755 - 1833)

Biography: Jonathan Grant was born July 16, 1755, in Connecticut. From assorted literature it says that he Married in c. 1785 Mary Parkinson. Then from deed and tiles sometime in 1808 he married Sara...

6/20/2008 9/24/2015

Prince Madoc "mythical Welsh discoverer of America" MP (1100 - 1200)

"Madoc", "Madog", "Prince Madoc", "Madog ab Owain Gwynedd", "Madog ab Owain"

For the best current source of information on Madoc: (Excerpt from Wiki): "Madoc or Madog ab Owain Gwynedd was, according to folklore, a Welsh prince who sailed to America in 1170, over three hundr...

7/4/2008 9/16/2015

Raymond Edward Priestley MP (1886 - 1974)

PRIESTLEY, Sir RAYMOND EDWARD (1886-1974), scientist and vice-chancellor, was born on 20 July 1886 at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, second son of Joseph Edward Priestley, headmaster of Tewk...

9/8/2007 9/3/2015

Sir Clements Robert Markham KCB FRS (20 July 1830 – 30 January 1916) was an English geographer, explorer, and writer. He was secretary of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) between 1863 and ...

7/27/2012 9/3/2015

Capt. Christopher Newport, Admiral of Virginia MP (1561 - 1617)

"Captain Christopher Newport"

Curator Note: Capt. Christopher Newport was married three times, to Katherine Proctor, Ellen Ade and Elizabeth Glanfield. He had four children -- Christopher, Jane, John and Elizabeth. Two additional...

1/30/2007 8/30/2015

John Haws (c.1690 - d.)

"Chief"

Recorded as written: A number of other clans/families are septs (sub branches) of the Campbells including Burns/Burnes, Caddell, Hastings, Hawes/Haws/Hawson,Lorne, Loudon, Mac Connechey, MacDermid/Ma...

10/27/2008 8/15/2015

Colonel Francis Yeardley MP (1623 - 1657)

Published on NCpedia ( ) Yeardley, Francis (1624-55) by William S. Powell, 1996 Francis Yeardley, explorer and Virginia official, was born in Virginia, the son of Governor Sir George and Temperance...

9/25/2008 8/5/2015

Col. James "Jim" Bowie (commander Alamo volunteers) MP (1796 - 1836)

"Alamo Jim Bowie"

James "Jim" Bowie (April 10, 1796 – March 6, 1836), a 19th-century American pioneer and soldier, played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the ...

7/8/2008 7/30/2015

William Greeneberry "Green" Russell (1818–1877) was an American prospector and miner. Early life Green Russell was born in South Carolina but moved with his family to Georgia as a small chil...

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

Manuel Alvarez MP (1794 - 1856)

Manuel Alvarez (1794-1856) - A mountain man, trapper and trader who turned politician. Alvarez was born in Albegas, Spain, but by 1818, had crossed the ocean and was in Mexico. He then made his way to ...

7/29/2015 7/30/2015

Vasco Nunez de Balboa MP (c.1475 - 1519)

Vasco Nunez de Balboa (1475?-1519) - Spanish conquistador and explorer, Balboa who was the first European to see the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean in 1513 after crossing the Isthmus of Panama. Balb...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon MP (c.1475 - 1526)

Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon (1475-1526) - A Spanish conquistador and explorer who tried to start a colony in North America in 1526. He was the first European colonizer of what is now South Carolina. His at...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

John Davis Albert MP (1806 - 1899)

John Davis Albert (1806-1899) - Born at Hagerstown, Maryland and raised in Pennsylvania, Albert made his way west when he grew up. In 1833, he traveled by keelboat from New Orleans to St. Louis, Missou...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Capt. Juan Bautista de Anza MP (1736 - 1788)

Captain Juan Bautista de Anza II (1736-1788) - A Mexican-born trailblazer and explorer, de Anza was the first person of European descent to establish an overland trail from Mexico to the northern Pacif...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

John Davis MP (c.1550 - 1605)

John Davis or Davys (c. 1550 – 29 December 1605) was one of the chief English navigators and explorers under Elizabeth I. He led several voyages to discover the Northwest Passage, served as pilo...

6/25/2007 7/15/2015

Rear Admiral Joseph Salathiel Skerrett (18 January 1833 - 1 January 1897) was an officer in the United States Navy. He participated in one of the most successful actions of the African Slave Trade Patr...

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

Ella Maillart (1903 - 1997)

"Kini"

"I am glad that I left home when I was young and followed the wake of the subtle Ulysses, glad to have lived the sea and the desert instead of helping father to air the silky softness of the deep seals...

7/8/2015 7/8/2015

Adm. Sir John Hawkins MP (c.1532 - 1595)

"sir john"treasurer of the royal navy" hawkins"

Francis Drake, son of Edmund Drake and one of twelve brothers, was brought up at the expense of and support of his relative, Sir Admiral John Hawkins. Francis Drake made his early voyages with Sir John...

6/28/2007 6/13/2015

Frederick W. Lander (December 17, 1821 – March 2, 1862) was a transcontinental United States explorer, general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a prolific poet. Birth and...

6/8/2015 6/8/2015

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Rank: unknown State: Iowa Regiment: 20th Iowa Branch: Infantry _______________________________________________ Biography: John M., the second in ord...

3/16/2014 6/7/2015

Louis Gaston Hébert MP (c.1575 - 1627)

Notes Location info: Paris , Isle de France, France (birth,marriage), Québec (death) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France en Acadie 1606-07 et 1610-13. À Québec en 1617.

6/25/2007 5/28/2015

Pierre Boucher, sieur de Boucherville MP (1622 - 1717)

"Sieur de Gros Bois", "Seigneur de Boucherville"

Notes Location info: Perche, France (birth), Trois-Rivières (marriage), Québec (marriage), Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville (death); habitait Beauport (1641)

6/6/2007 5/21/2015

Notes Location info: Beauport (birth) Il était un explorateur et navitgateur , capitaine de navire. Biography of Captain Louis Juchereau de St. Denis (1674-1744) © By John D...

3/23/2009 5/21/2015

John Bidwell (August 5, 1819 – April 4, 1900) was known throughout California and across the nation as an important pioneer, farmer, soldier, statesman, politician, prohibitionist and philanth...

12/26/2011 5/10/2015

Henry A. Larsen (1899 - 1964)

Henry Asbjørn Larsen (født 30. september 1899 på Hvaler-øya Herføl, død 29. oktober 1964 i Vancouver, Canada) var en norsk-kanadisk oppdager, kaptein og politi...

5/5/2013 5/9/2015

Jacob Wetzel (1765 - 1827)

Geographical note: Waverly is an unincorporated town in Harrison Township, Morgan County, Indiana. Jacob became the sheriff of Marshall County, West Virginia in 1803. In 1818, he moved his family to ...

7/31/2008 5/9/2015

US Army General. An 1877 West Point graduate, he served in the Indian Wars, and was Military Science Professor at the University of Minnesota. While there he earned a law degree, and later alternated...

4/30/2015 4/30/2015

Thomas Cavendish , Cavendish also spelled Candish   (baptized September 19, 1560, Trimley St. Martin, Suffolk, England—died c. May 1592, in the North Atlantic)...

12/8/2012 4/25/2015

Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick MP (1574 - 1649)

"Sir Robert Dudley"

Sir Robert Dudley (7 August 1574 – 6 September 1649) was an English explorer and cartographer. The illegitimate son of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, he inherited the bulk o...

8/7/2007 4/24/2015

Augustine Heard (1785 - 1868)

Augustine Heard (March 30, 1785 - September 14, 1868) was an American entrepreneur, businessman and trader, and founder of the Augustine Heard & Co. firm in China. . Early career Augustine Hear...

4/23/2015 4/23/2015

Michael Rockefeller MP (1938 - 1961)

see Michael Clark Rockefeller (born May 18, 1938; presumed to have died November 19, 1961) was the fifth child of New York Governor (later Vice President) Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, and a fourth-gen...

8/4/2008 4/22/2015

Sir Aurel Stein MP (1862 - 1943)

Sir Marc Aurel Stein, KCIE, FBA [1] (Hungarian: Stein Márk Aurél) (26 November 1862 – 26 October 1943) was a Hungarian-British archaeologist, primarily known for his explorations...

9/30/2010 4/11/2015

Alfred Lothar Wegener MP (1880 - 1930)

Alfred Lothar Wegener (* 1. November 1880 in Berlin; † November 1930 in Grönland) war ein deutscher Meteorologe, Polar- und Geowissenschaftler. Als sein wichtigster Beitrag zur Wissenscha...

3/7/2015 4/1/2015

Médard Chouart des Groselliers, Knight of the Garter MP (c.1618 - c.1696)

"Des Groseilliers"

Notes Location info: Champagne (birth), Trois-Rivières (death) Coureur des bois, Médard est un pionnier de la Nouvelle-France au Québec et nord du Lac Supérieur . Expl...

9/10/2008 3/22/2015

Pierre-Esprit Radisson MP (c.1636 - 1710)

Plaque Text In 1659 the coureur de bois Pierre Radisson and his brother-in-law, Médard Chouart Des Groseilliers, left Montréal on an illicit voyage of trade and exploration north of L...

8/28/2012 3/22/2015

The voyage of the James Caird was a small-boat journey from Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands to South Georgia in the southern Atlantic/Antarctic Ocean, a distance of 800 nautical miles (...

1/9/2014 2/24/2015

Telegraph Obituary Commander Angus Erskine , who has died aged 77, was one of the few holders of the Polar Medal with both Arctic and Antarctic clasps. During his career in the Royal Navy, indulgen...

2/17/2015 2/24/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " George Mulock ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Captain George F.A. Mulock , DSO, RN, FRGS (7 February 1882 – 26 December 1963) was an Anglo-Irish Royal Navy off...

6/14/2014 2/24/2015

Rear Admiral Isaac Smith (1753 - 1831)

Isaac Smith (1752–1831) was a Rear Admiral in the Royal Navy and cousin of the wife of Captain James Cook, with whom he sailed on two voyages of exploration in the South Pacific. Smith was the f...

9/8/2013 2/18/2015

Lansford Warren Hastings (1819–1870) is best remembered as the developer of Hastings Cutoff, a shortcut across what is now the state of Utah, a factor in the Donner Party disaster of 1846. L...

8/4/2011 2/16/2015

Théodore André Monod MP (1902 - 2000)

Théodore André Monod , né le 9 avril 1902 à Rouen et mort le 22 novembre 2000 à Versailles, est un scientifique naturaliste, explorateur, érudit et humaniste f...

2/8/2015 2/8/2015

Notes Location info: Normandie, France (birth,marriage) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en 1667. Expédition aux Grands Lacs . Explorateur du Mississippi . Pris pos...

4/1/2013 1/15/2015

Jean-Baptiste Bénard de la Harpe (1683 - 1765)

"Jean", "Baptiste", "Bénard", "de", "La", "Harpe", "Bernard de la Harpe"

Jean-Baptiste Bénard de La Harpe was a French officer, trader, and explorer. He was the first European explorer to record the existence of a large rocky bluff on the north bank of the Arkansas...

1/15/2015 1/15/2015

Jean Bernard Bossu (1720 - 1792)

Jean Bernard Bossu was a French captain and adventurer who explored the region of the Mississippi River while Louisiana was a French colony. During his voyages, Bossu wrote extensive letters about hi...

1/8/2015 1/8/2015

William Clopton, Jr. (1685 - c.1733)

7/27/2008 12/28/2014

Robert Beverley, Jr (1673 - 1722)

"Robert Beverley", "the Historian"

author of "The History of Virginia: In Four Parts" Birth: 1673 Death: 1722 LDs record Family links: Parents: Robert Beverely (1641 - 1687) Spouse: Ursula Byrd (1681 - 1698) Burial: Jam...

11/27/2008 12/26/2014

John Fontaine (1693 - 1767)

Fontaine periodically kept a journal. Upon his arrival in the Virginia colony, the reader follows John to Williamsburg and the reader meets a host of powerful and influential gentlemen farmers of the...

3/22/2009 12/26/2014

Lt. Col. George Mason MP (1690 - 1735)

George Mason Statesman See Wikipedia for many details and lists of descendents Origins MASON, George, colonist, born in England: died in Stratford county, Virginia. in 1686. He was the first ...

12/2/2007 12/26/2014

Lt Col William James Russell, Sr. MP (c.1678 - 1757)

"William "the Ranger" Russell"

Lt. Col. William Russell, Sr. married Mary Henley in 1727, they had 4 children; Jemima Russell, Henry Russell, Catherine Russell and Brig. Gen. William Russell, Jr.. Lt. Col. William Russell, Sr. was p...

8/7/2007 12/26/2014

Gov. Alexander Spotswood MP (1676 - 1740)

"Major General Alexander Spotswood"

Find A Grave Memorial# 17413275 Genealogy Alexander Spotswood was born in the Tangier Garrison, Morocco, Africa about 1676 to Catharine Maxwell (c. 1638 - December 1709) and her second husband, Dr Ro...

8/18/2008 12/25/2014

William Beebe (1877 - 1962)

William Beebe /ˈbiːbi/, born Charles William Beebe (July 29, 1877 – June 4, 1962) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author....

12/1/2014 12/1/2014

Albert P. Crary (1911 - 1987)

Albert Paddock Crary (1911–1987), was a pioneer polar geophysicist and glaciologist. He made it to the North (on May 3, 1952, with Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict) and then to the S...

11/30/2014 11/30/2014

Louise Boyd (1887 - 1972)

Louise Arner Boyd (September 16, 1887 – September 14, 1972) was an American explorer of Greenland and the Arctic, who wrote extensively of her explorations, and in 1955 became the first woman ...

11/29/2014 11/29/2014

Bertram Sidney Thomas (1892 - 1950)

"Uncle Tom"

Bertram Thomas, a famous Arabian explorer. Wrote a number of books. Lecture tour of Canada in 1933. Honourable degree from Acadia University, Nova Scotia, November 1933. Thomas, Bertram Sidney (189...

2/27/2007 11/29/2014

Jean-Baptiste August Étienne Charcot (15 July 1867 – 16 September 1936), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, was a French scientist, medical doctor and polar scientist. His father was the neurol...

6/6/2012 11/29/2014

Sven Anders Hedin (1865 - 1952)

Sven Anders Hedin, KNO1kl RVO, (19 February 1865 – 26 November 1952) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, travel writer, and illustrator of his own works. During ...

10/11/2008 11/29/2014

Perito Moreno (1852 - 1919)

Francisco Pascasio Moreno (May 31, 1852–November 22, 1919) was a prominent explorer and academic in Argentina, where he is usually referred to as Perito Moreno (perito means "specialist, exper...

12/10/2008 11/29/2014

Luigi Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta, Duke of the Abruzzi (1873 - 1933)

"Luigi Amedeo Giuseppe Maria Ferdinando Francesco di Savoia-Aosta"

Full name Luigi Amedeo Giuseppe Maria Ferdinando Francesco di Savoia Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi (January 29, 1873 - March 18, 1933) was an Italian mountaineer and explorer, member o...

6/12/2007 11/29/2014

Arthur Donaldson Smith (1866 - 1939)

Dr. Arthur Donaldson Smith (1866–1939) was an American doctor, hunter, and explorer of Africa. In the 1890s he made a geological expedition to Lake Rudolph (now Lake Turkana), passing through ...

11/29/2014 11/29/2014

Ralph Alger Bagnold (1896 - 1990)

Brigadier Ralph Alger Bagnold, FRS OBE, (3 April 1896 – 28 May 1990) was the founder and first commander of the British Army's Long Range Desert Group during World War II. He is also generally...

7/7/2012 11/28/2014

Douglass Houghton MP (1809 - 1845)

From Wikipedia : Douglass Houghton (September 21, 1809 – October 13, 1845) was an American geologist and physician, primarily known for his exploration of the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan. ...

5/10/2008 11/28/2014

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 ...

3/11/2013 8/16/2014

Benjamin Bonneville MP (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...

8/5/2014 8/5/2014

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...

8/5/2014 8/5/2014

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...

11/14/2011 8/4/2014

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...

8/16/2007 7/10/2014

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...

6/14/2014 6/14/2014

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. ...

10/14/2008 6/1/2014

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...

10/30/2008 6/1/2014

James Taylor, Jr. MP (1675 - 1729)

"Walker"

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...

1/21/2007 5/29/2014

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...

3/28/2013 5/28/2014

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 ...

5/11/2011 5/4/2014

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 ...

5/3/2014 5/3/2014

Louis Leflore, II MP (1762 - 1833)

"Lefleau", "LeFlore", "LeFlau", "LeFleur"

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...

4/27/2008 4/14/2014

Diogo de Azevedo Rodrigues (Diogo Roiz), (Dom.) (c.1490 - 1577)

"Diogo Roiz", "Mestre Diogo", "O do Forte", "Capitão desta Fortaleza", "Diego", "Feitor de Cannor"

D. Diogo Rodrigues, D. Diogo Roiz (c.1490-1496; Lagos, Portugal - †21 April 1577; Colvá, Goa) was a Portuguese (born in Lagos - Algarve) explorer of the Indian Ocean who sailed as an or...

2/6/2013 3/22/2014

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...

12/27/2009 3/15/2014

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

"Vicko", "Vincenzo", "Vincentius", "Fra Vincenzo de Curzola", "Corsulensis", "Paletino"

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

3/2/2014 3/3/2014

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...

2/23/2014 2/23/2014

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...

2/18/2014 2/18/2014

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...

2/18/2014 2/18/2014

Louis Jolliet MP (c.1645 - 1700)

"Joliet"

Notes Location info: Québec (birth); habitait dans la région de Sept-îles Explorateur. Premier à explorer le Mississippi pour la Nouvelle-France. Expédition &#x...

3/11/2008 2/14/2014

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 ...

12/9/2013 2/12/2014

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) ...

2/12/2014 2/12/2014

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...

2/12/2014 2/12/2014

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 ...

2/12/2014 2/12/2014

Fanny Bullock Workman (1859 - 1925)

"frances"

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...

2/11/2014 2/11/2014

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...

2/11/2014 2/11/2014

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 ...

2/11/2014 2/11/2014

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.

8/20/2012 2/11/2014