Travelers

Theodore Solomons

Theodore Solomons

July 20, 1870 - May 27, 1947

American explorer

Diego de Montemayor

Diego de Montemayor

1530 - 1611

Spanish explorer

David Melgueiro

David Melgueiro

- 1673?

Portuguese explorer

Juan Crespí

Juan Crespí

March 1, 1721 - January 1, 1782

Explorer and a settler

Richard Chancellor

Richard Chancellor

1521 - 1556

English explorer and navigator

Adolphus Greely

Adolphus Greely

March 27, 1844 - October 20, 1935

American Polar explorer, United States Army general, and Medal of Honor recipient

Cristóbal Vaca de Castro

Cristóbal Vaca de Castro

1492 - 1566

Spanish explorer

John Clements Wickham

John Clements Wickham

1798 - 1864

Explorer of Australia

Charles John Andersson

Charles John Andersson

4 March 1827 - 9 July 1867

Explorer

Bill Tilman

Bill Tilman

14 February 1898 - 1977

British explorer

Eric Shipton

Eric Shipton

1 August 1907 - 28 March 1977

British explorer

Cornelius Jacobsen May

Cornelius Jacobsen May

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Dutch explorer

Afonso de Paiva

Afonso de Paiva

-

Portuguese explorer

Hermenegildo Capelo

Hermenegildo Capelo

1841 - 1917

Explorer and Portuguese Naval admiral

Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth

Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth

January 29, 1802 - August 31, 1856

American explorer and inventor

William John Wills

William John Wills

5 January 1834 - 28 June 1861

Explorer of Australia

Tim Severin

Tim Severin

1940 -

British explorer, historian, writer

Francisco Moreno

Francisco Moreno

May 31, 1852 - November 22, 1919

Explorer

Diogo de Azambuja

Diogo de Azambuja

1432 - 1518

Portuguese explorer

Diogo Rodrigues

Diogo Rodrigues

1500 - 21 April 1577

Portuguese explorer

Jorge Álvares

Jorge Álvares

- July 8, 1521

Portuguese explorer

Gonçalo Velho

Gonçalo Velho

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Portuguese explorer

Diogo Dias

Diogo Dias

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Portuguese explorer

Álvaro Caminha

Álvaro Caminha

- 28 April 1499

Portuguese explorer

Norman Elder

Norman Elder

August 12, 1939 - October 15, 2003

Explorer, author, artist and equestrian

Xavier Mertz

Xavier Mertz

1883 - 8 January 1913

Antarctic explorer, mountaineer and skier

Alexandre de Serpa Pinto

Alexandre de Serpa Pinto

April 10, 1846 - December 28, 1900

Explorer and soldier

Joseph Thomson (explorer)

Joseph Thomson (explorer)

14 February 1858 - 2 August 1895

British explorer

Johann Ludwig Krapf

Johann Ludwig Krapf

11 January 1810 - 26 November 1881

German missionary and explorer

Roberto Ivens

Roberto Ivens

June 12, 1850 - January 28, 1898

Portuguese explorer

Martim Afonso de Sousa

Martim Afonso de Sousa

1500 - 21 July 1571

Portuguese explorer

Ali Bey al-Abbasi

Ali Bey al-Abbasi

1766 - 1818

Apanish explorer who witnessed the Saudi conquest of Mecca in 1807

Lourenço de Almeida

Lourenço de Almeida

c. 1480 - 1508

Portuguese explorer

Pedro Teixeira

Pedro Teixeira

- 1641

Portuguese explorer

Andrés de Urdaneta

Andrés de Urdaneta

November 30, 1498 - June 3, 1568

Spanish explorer

Lee Elia

Lee Elia

July 16, 1937 -

Travelers

Alexei Pavlovich Fedchenko

Alexei Pavlovich Fedchenko

February 19, 1844 - August 31, 1873

Russian naturalist and traveler

George Robert Twelves Hewes

George Robert Twelves Hewes

August 25, 1742 - November 5, 1840

Shoemaker, Privateer, American Revolutionary War militiaman

Isabelle Eberhardt

Isabelle Eberhardt

17 February 1877 - 21 October 1904

Swiss explorer

Yamada Nagamasa

Yamada Nagamasa

1590 - 1630

Japanese explorer

Francisco Garcés

Francisco Garcés

April 12, 1738 - July 18, 1781

explorer, missionary

Edmund Kennedy

Edmund Kennedy

5 September 1818 - 23 December 1848

Australian explorer

Helmer Hanssen

Helmer Hanssen

24 September 1870 - 2 August 1956

Norwegian explorer

Boyd Alexander

Boyd Alexander

16 January 1873 - 2 April 1910

Army officer, explorer, ornithologist

Delia Akeley

Delia Akeley

1875 - 1970

American explorer

Augustus Charles Gregory

Augustus Charles Gregory

1 August 1819 - 25 June 1905

Australian explorer

Antonio Pigafetta

Antonio Pigafetta

c. 1491 - c. 1531

Italian explorer of the Pacific and Chile, historian

Alexander Gordon Laing

Alexander Gordon Laing

27 December 1793 - 26 September 1826

British explorer

Thomas Walker (explorer)

Thomas Walker (explorer)

January 25, 1715 - November 9, 1794

American explorer

Alexander Hamilton Willard

Alexander Hamilton Willard

July 1778 - 6 March 1865

American explorer

João Fernandes Lavrador

João Fernandes Lavrador

1453 - 1505

Portuguese explorer

Christopher Newport

Christopher Newport

- 1617

English privateer

Frederick Cook

Frederick Cook

June 10, 1865 - August 5, 1940

American explorer and physician

John Popper

John Popper

March 29, 1967 -

Blues Traveler founder; harmonica player; vocalist; musician

Ferdinand von Wrangel

Ferdinand von Wrangel

29 December 1796 O.S. - 25 May 1870 O.S.

Russian explorer and seaman

Carsten Borchgrevink

Carsten Borchgrevink

1 December 1864 - 21 April 1934

Anglo-Norwegian explorer

Pánfilo de Narváez

Pánfilo de Narváez

1478 - 1528

16th-century Spanish explorer and soldier

Olivier van Noort

Olivier van Noort

1558 - 22 February 1627

Dutch privateer

Edward John Eyre

Edward John Eyre

5 August 1815 - 30 November 1901

British explorer and colonial administrator

Peter M. Weiser

Peter M. Weiser

3 October 1781 - 1828

American explorer

Gustav Nachtigal

Gustav Nachtigal

23 February 1834 - 20 April 1885

German explorer

John McDouall Stuart

John McDouall Stuart

7 September 1815 - 5 June 1866

British explorer

Isaac Israel Hayes

Isaac Israel Hayes

5 March 1832 - 17 December 1881

United States explorer and physician

Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi

Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi

29 January 1873 - 18 March 1933

Italian explorer

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés

15 February 1519 - 17 September 1574

Spanish explorer

Willem Janszoon

Willem Janszoon

- 1630

Dutch explorer

Georg August Schweinfurth

Georg August Schweinfurth

December 29, 1836 - September 19, 1925

German explorer and scientist

Carl Peters

Carl Peters

27 September 1856 - 10 September 1918

Explorer, politician, author

Clements Markham

Clements Markham

20 July 1830 - 29 January 1916

British explorer

Jacob Roggeveen

Jacob Roggeveen

1 February 1659 - 31 January 1729

Dutch Pacific Ocean explorer

Adrien de Gerlache

Adrien de Gerlache

2 August 1866 - 4 December 1934

Belgian explorer

Sanford I. Weill

Sanford I. Weill

March 16, 1933 -

American banker

Francisco de Ulloa

Francisco de Ulloa

- 1540

Spanish explorer

Edward Adrian Wilson

Edward Adrian Wilson

23 July 1872 - 29 March 1912

English polar explorer

William Scoresby

William Scoresby

5 October 1789 - 21 March 1857

English Arctic explorer, scientist and clergyman

Hjalmar Johansen

Hjalmar Johansen

May 15, 1867 - January 3, 1913

Norwegian explorer

Willem Schouten

Willem Schouten

c. 1567 - 1625

Dutch explorer

Frederick de Houtman

Frederick de Houtman

1571 - 21 October 1627

Dutch explorer

John Davis (English explorer)

John Davis (English explorer)

1550 - 29 December 1605

British explorer

Eduard Rüppell

Eduard Rüppell

20 November 1794 - 10 December 1884

German explorer and naturalist

Nicolas Baudin

Nicolas Baudin

17 February 1754 - 16 September 1803

French explorer

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

c. 1488/1490 - c. 1557/1558

Spanish explorer

Hendrik Brouwer

Hendrik Brouwer

1581 - August 7, 1643

Dutch explorer and colonial governor

Nathaniel Palmer

Nathaniel Palmer

8 August 1799 - 21 June 1877

Sea captain, ship designer, Antarctic explorer

Ann Bancroft

Ann Bancroft

September 29, 1955 -

American explorer

John Forrest

John Forrest

22 August 1847 - 2 September 1918

Explorer, Premier of Western Australia

George W. DeLong

George W. DeLong

August 22, 1844 - October 31, 1881

American polar explorer

Nain Singh Rawat

Nain Singh Rawat

1830 - 1895

Indian explorer

John Ross (Arctic explorer)

John Ross (Arctic explorer)

24 June 1777 - 30 August 1856

Explorer

Charles Sturt

Charles Sturt

28 April 1795 - 16 June 1869

Explorer of Australia

Pedro Fernandes de Queirós

Pedro Fernandes de Queirós

1565 - 1614

Portuguese explorer

James Augustus Grant

James Augustus Grant

11 April 1827 - 11 February 1892

Scottish explorer

Wilfred Thesiger

Wilfred Thesiger

3 June 1910 - 24 August 2003

British explorer

William Dampier

William Dampier

5 September 1651 - March 1715

Explorer

John Hunter (Royal Navy officer)

John Hunter (Royal Navy officer)

29 August 1737 - 13 March 1821

British Royal Navy officer, explorer, naturalist and colonial administrator

Robert Surcouf

Robert Surcouf

12 December 1773 - 8 July 1827

French privateer

João Álvares Fagundes

João Álvares Fagundes

- 1522

Portuguese explorer

Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell

14 July 1868 - 12 July 1926

English woman explorer of Arabia, political officer

Pierre-Esprit Radisson

Pierre-Esprit Radisson

1636 - 1710

French explorer

Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner

17 September 1944 -

Italian mountaineer and explorer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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