Jedediah Smith

Jedediah Smith : biography January 6, 1799 - May 27, 1831 Early life Smith was born in Jericho, now Bainbridge, New York on January 6,...

Henry Walter Bates

Henry Walter Bates : biography 8 February 1825 - 16 February 1892 Henry Walter Bates FRS FLS FGS (Leicester, 8 February 1825 –...

Henry Walter Bates

Henry Walter Bates : biography 8 February 1825 - 16 February 1892 Bates' work on Amazonian butterflies led him to develop the first scientific account...

Henry Walter Bates

Henry Walter Bates : biography 8 February 1825 - 16 February 1892 Taxonomy Bates' original work was done on a group of conspicuous...

Otto von Kotzebue

Otto von Kotzebue : biography December 30, 1787 - February 15, 1846 Otto von Kotzebue (Russian: О́тто Евста́фьевич Коцебу́, Otto Evstàf'evič Kotsebù) (December...

Francis Younghusband

Francis Younghusband : biography 31 May 1863 - 31 July 1942 Younghusband published a number of books with what we might call New Age themes,...

Francis Younghusband

Francis Younghusband : biography 31 May 1863 - 31 July 1942 Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, KCSI, KCIE (31 May 1863 –...

Francis Younghusband

Francis Younghusband : biography 31 May 1863 - 31 July 1942 Invasion of Tibet and Massacre at Guru In 1903-1904, under orders from...

Xuanzang

Xuanzang : biography 602 - 664 Xuanzang ( Sanskrit: ह्वेनसांग) (c. 602–664), born Chen Hui () or Chen Yi (),There is some dispute...

Xuanzang

Xuanzang : biography 602 - 664 Xuanzang was fully ordained as a monk in 622, at the age of twenty. The myriad contradictions and discrepancies...