Travelers

Pedro Álvares Cabral

Pedro Álvares Cabral

c. 1467 or 1468 - c. 1520

Portuguese explorer

Nathaniel P. Langford

Nathaniel P. Langford

1832 - 1911

Explorer, businessman, historian and vigilante

Zebulon Pike

Zebulon Pike

1779 - 1813

United States military officer and explorer

Ludwig Leichhardt

Ludwig Leichhardt

23 October 1813 - 1848

German explorer of Australia

Helge Ingstad

Helge Ingstad

30 December 1899 - 29 March 2001

Norwegian explorer

Xuanzang

Xuanzang

602 - 664

Chinese explorer

Francis Younghusband

Francis Younghusband

31 May 1863 - 31 July 1942

British army explorer

Otto von Kotzebue

Otto von Kotzebue

December 30, 1787 - February 15, 1846

explorer

Henry Walter Bates

Henry Walter Bates

8 February 1825 - 16 February 1892

English naturalist, explorer, evolutionary biologist

Jedediah Smith

Jedediah Smith

January 6, 1799 - May 27, 1831

American explorer

Leif Ericson

Leif Ericson

c. 970 - c. 1020

Norse explorer, first European to land in North America

John Rae (explorer)

John Rae (explorer)

30 September 1813 - 22 July 1893

Scottish explorer

Juan Ponce de León

Juan Ponce de León

1474 - July 1521

Spanish explorer

Samuel Baker

Samuel Baker

8 June 1821 - 30 December 1893

British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer, and abolitionist

Louis Jolliet

Louis Jolliet

September 21, 1645 - 1700

Canadian explorer

Karl Weyprecht

Karl Weyprecht

8 September 1838 - 3 March 1881

Austrian explorer

John Hanning Speke

John Hanning Speke

4 May 1827 - 15 September 1864

British explorer and military personnel

Edmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary

20 July 1919 - 11 January 2008

Mountaineer, explorer

Martin Frobisher

Martin Frobisher

- 15 November 1594

English explorer

Alexander von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt

September 14, 1769 - May 6, 1859

Prussian naturalist, explorer

Richard Francis Burton

Richard Francis Burton

19 March 1821 - 20 October 1890

English explorer, translator, orientalist

William Grant Stairs

William Grant Stairs

1 July 1863 - 9 June 1892

Canadian-British explorer, soldier, and adventurer

Willem Barentsz

Willem Barentsz

- 20 June 1597

Dutch explorer and cartographer

Vitus Bering

Vitus Bering

5 August 1681 - 8 December 1741

Danish explorer

Juan Bautista de Anza

Juan Bautista de Anza

1736 - December 19, 1788

Mexico born Spanish explorer and governor

David Livingstone

David Livingstone

19 March 1813 - 1 May 1873

Scottish missionary and explorer

Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley

28 January 1841 - 10 May 1904

British/Welsh explorer; also Union United States Army soldier

Bartolomeu Dias

Bartolomeu Dias

1450 - 1500

Portuguese explorer

Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama

c. 1469 - 24 December 1524

Portuguese explorer

Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson

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English explorer

Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen

16 July 1872 - 18 June 1928

Norwegian explorer

Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott

6 June 1868 - 29 March 1912

Antarctic Explorer

Marco Polo

Marco Polo

September 15, 1254 - January 9, 1324

Famous explorer

Knud Rasmussen

Knud Rasmussen

June 7, 1879 - December 21, 1933

Danish explorer and anthropologist

James Cook

James Cook

27 October 1728 (O.S.) - 14 February 1779

British explorer, navigator and cartographer

Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta

1304 - 1369

Muslim Arab Moroccan explorer

George Vancouver

George Vancouver

22 June 1757 - 10 May 1798

English naval explorer

Fridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen

10 October 1861 - 13 May 1930

Norwegian explorer

Francis Drake

Francis Drake

ca. 1540 - 27 January 1596

Privateer; circumnavigator of the world

Francisco Álvares

Francisco Álvares

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Missionary and explorer

Diogo Cão

Diogo Cão

-

Portuguese explorer

David Thompson (explorer)

David Thompson (explorer)

April 30, 1770 - February 10, 1857

Canadian explorer

Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie

Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie

January 3, 1810 - March 19, 1897

Explorer, geographer, ethnologist, linguist and astronomer

Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci

March 9, 1454 - February 22, 1512

Italian explorer

Abel Tasman

Abel Tasman

1 January 1603. - 10 October 1659

Dutch explorer


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine