Antonio Pigafetta

Antonio Pigafetta : biography c. 1491 - c. 1531 Antonio Pigafetta ( c. 1491 – c. 1531) was an Italian scholar and explorer from the Republic of Venice. He...

Martin Frobisher

Martin Frobisher : biography - 15 November 1594 Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 or 1539 – 22 November 1594) was an English...

Frederick de Houtman

Frederick de Houtman : biography 1571 - 21 October 1627 Frederick de Houtman (1571 – 21 October 1627), or Frederik de Houtman, was...

Alexander von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt : biography September 14, 1769 - May 6, 1859 Places named after Humboldt The following places are named for Humboldt: ...

Isabelle Eberhardt

Isabelle Eberhardt : biography 17 February 1877 - 21 October 1904 Isabelle Eberhardt (17 February 1877 – 21 October 1904) was a Swiss...

Willem Barentsz

Willem Barentsz : biography - 20 June 1597 Willem Barentsz ( anglicized as William Barents or Barentz) (c. 1550 – 20 June...

Diogo Rodrigues

Diogo Rodrigues : biography 1500 - 21 April 1577 D. Diogo Rodrigues, D. Diogo Roiz (c.1490-1501; Lagos, Portugal – †21 April 1577; Colva,...

David Livingstone

David Livingstone : biography 19 March 1813 - 1 May 1873 Archives The archives of David Livingstone are maintained by the Archives of the University...

David Livingstone

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

Charles John Andersson

Charles John Andersson : biography 4 March 1827 - 9 July 1867 Karl John (Karl Johan) Andersson (March 4, 1827, in Värmland, Sweden...