Raoul Millais
Hesketh Raoul Lejarderay Millais (1901–1999), usually known as Raoul or 'Liony' Millais was a portrait painter, equestrian artist and sportsman. He was the grandson of Sir John Everett Millais and the...
D. W. Sargent
Daniel Wycliffe Sargent (born July 22, 1850, Birmingham, England. Died October 12, 1902, in Nigeria) was an early explorer of Africa, Agent General of the British Government who signed treaties with m...
Arthur Henry Neumann
Arthur Henry Neumann (12 June 1850 – 29 May 1907) was a British explorer, hunter, soldier, farmer and travel writer, famous for his exploits in Equatorial East Africa. In 1898 he published Elephant Hu...
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Phillip Osborne
Phillip Osborne (16 March 1904 – 23 August 1936) was an early travelling companion of Sir Wilfred Thesiger, educated at Christ's Hospital and Pembroke College, Oxford University. Osborne was a k...
Wilfred Thesiger
Major Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger, , also called Mubarak bin London (Arabic for "the blessed one from London") (3 June 1910 – 24 August 2003) was a British explorer and travel writer.Thesiger is best...
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Philip Carteret
Philip Carteret, Seigneur of Trinity (22 January 1733, Trinity Manor, Jersey – 21 July 1796, Southampton) was a British naval officer and explorer who participated in two of the Royal Navy's circumnav...
Hamilton Bower
Major-General Sir Hamilton Bower KCB (1858–1940) was a British Indian Army officer who wrote about his travels through Chinese Turkestan and Tibet.
Originally commissioned into the Duke of Edinbur...
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Robert Fotherby
Robert Fotherby (died 1646) was an early 17th-century English explorer and whaler. From 1613 to 1615 he worked for the Muscovy Company, and from 1615 until his death for the East India Company.
Th...
Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth
Anne Isabella Noel Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth (née King-Noel; 22 September 1837 – 15 December 1917), known for most of her life as Lady Anne Blunt, was co-founder, with her husband the poet Wilfri...
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Jane Franklin
Jane, Lady Franklin (4 December 1791 – 18 July 1875) was an early Tasmanian pioneer, traveler and second wife of the explorer John Franklin.Jane was the second daughter of John Griffin, a livery...
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Comparison of the Amundsen and Scott Expeditions
Both Roald Amundsen (leading his South Pole expedition) and Robert Falcon Scott (leading the Terra Nova Expedition) reached the South Pole within a month of each other, but Scott and his four companio...
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Robert Ernest Cheesman
Major Robert Ernest Cheesman, CBE (1878 – February 13, 1962) was a military officer, explorer and ornithologist.Cheesman was Private Secretary to Sir Percy Cox during his tenure as High Commissioner i...
Charles R. Burton
Charles Robert Burton (13 December 1942 – 15 July 2002) was a British explorer, best known for his part in the Transglobe Expedition, the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe from pole to pole...
Eric Shipton
Eric Earle Shipton CBE (1 August 1907 – 28 March 1977) was a distinguished British Himalayan mountaineer.
Shipton was born in Ceylon (now called "Sri Lanka") in 1907 where his father, a tea plante...
Ernest Henry (explorer)
Ernest Henry (1837–1919) was an explorer of North-West Queensland, and pioneer grazier who was the first settler on a property on the Flinders River which he named Hughenden Station, later the locatio...
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Rosie Stancer
Rosie Stancer née Clayton (born 1960) is a British explorer and polar adventurer who, since 1996, has embarked on major polar expeditions of increasing severity and commitment.
Rosie Stancer atten...
George William Rendel
Sir George William Rendel (1889 – 6 May 1979) was a British diplomat.Rendel, the son of the engineer George Wightwick Rendel was educated at Downside School and at Queen's College, Oxford, graduating ...
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Thomas Lobb
Thomas Lobb (1817–1894) was a British botanist and, along with his older brother, William Lobb, collected plants for the plant nursery Veitch.Lobb worked in India, Indonesia and the Philippines. In 1...
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Tom Avery
Thomas Avery (born 17 December 1975) is a British explorer and author. He made a record-breaking journey to the South Pole in 2002. He has travelled by foot to both the North and South Poles.
Thom...
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Arthur J. M. Jephson
Arthur Jermy Mounteney Jephson (1859–1908) was an adventurer and African explorer, who accompanied H.M.Stanley on the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, 1887-1889.
Jephson's frank, sensitive and open-h...
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William Johnson (surveyor)
William H. Johnson (died 1883) was a British surveyor active in the Indian subcontinent and Central Asia, who became Governor of Ladakh.
Johnson was born and educated in India, and joined the Grea...
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Janice Meek
Janice (Jan) Meek (maiden name Janice Cooper, first married name Janice Byles) FRGS (British, born 1944) is a Guinness World Record holding adventurer, ocean rower, international motivational speaker ...