James Cook

James Cook : biography 27 October 1728 (O.S.) - 14 February 1779 Captain James Cook, FRS, RN (7 November 1728Old style date: 27...

Knud Rasmussen

Knud Rasmussen : biography June 7, 1879 - December 21, 1933 Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen (June 7, 1879 – December 21, 1933) was...

Marco Polo

Marco Polo : biography September 15, 1254 - January 9, 1324 Marco Polo ( c.1254January 8–9, 1324) was an Italian merchant traveler from...

Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott : biography 6 June 1868 - 29 March 1912 Robert Falcon Scott, CVO (6 June 1868 – 29 March 1912) was...

Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen : biography 16 July 1872 - 18 June 1928 Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen ( 16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928)...

Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson : biography - Henry Hudson (born c. 1560s/70s) was an English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17th...

Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama : biography c. 1469 - 24 December 1524 D. Vasco da Gama () (c. 1460 or 1469 – 23 December...

Bartolomeu Dias

Bartolomeu Dias : biography 1450 - 1500 Voyage of Bartolomeu Dias (1487–88) Bartolomeu Dias ( Anglicized: Bartholomew Diaz; c. 1451 – 29 May...

Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley : biography 28 January 1841 - 10 May 1904 Sir Henry Morton Stanley, GCB, born John Rowlands, Kongo byname Bula...

David Livingstone

David Livingstone : biography 19 March 1813 - 1 May 1873 David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a...