John Garrett Bussell ( 16 August 1803– 17 September 1875) was an early settler in Western Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Bussell"
Sir John Franklin, FRGS ( April 15, 1786 – June 11, 1847) was an English sea captain and Arctic explorer, who died on an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage. The fate of his last expedition (of whom no members survived) was a mystery for twelve years following his death. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Franklin"
John Gilbert ( 1812 - June 28, 1845) was an English naturalist and explorer. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Gilbert (naturalist)"
John Meares ( c. 1756 – 1809) was an English navigator. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Meares"
John Ratcliffe (died September 1609) was captain of the Discovery, one of three boats that sailed from England on December 19, 1606 to Virginia, to found a colony, arriving May 14, 1607. He later became the second president (but never governor) of the colony. He was killed by the Powhatan Indians. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Ratcliffe"
John Whitehead ( June 30, 1860 - June 2, 1899) was an English explorer and naturalist. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Whitehead (explorer)"
Doctor Joseph Ritchie (c 1788 - November 20, 1819) was an English surgeon, explorer and naturalist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joseph Ritchie" Things Go Better with http://www.shortopedia.com. English_explorers
Luke Fox (or Foxe) ( 20 October 1586 – c. 15 July 1635) was an English explorer who searched for the Northwest Passage across North America. In 1631, he sailed much of the western Hudson Bay before concluding no such passage was possible. Foxe Basin and Foxe Peninsula were named after him. ...more on Wikipedia about "Luke Fox"
Martin Pring ( 1580- 1646) was an English explorer from Bristol, England. In 1603, under patronage of the mayor, alderman and merchants of Bristol, Pring sailed to discover the northern parts of the territory known as Virginia in America. His flagship was called "Speedwell," of 50 tons and 30 men, escorted by a bark named "Explorer," of 26 tons and 13 men. He would write of his adventure. ...more on Wikipedia about "Martin Pring"
Mary Henrietta Kingsley ( October 13, 1862 - June 3, 1900) was an English writer and explorer who greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and African people. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mary Kingsley"
Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett ( 1867 – presumably 1925) was a British archaeologist and explorer who, along with his son, disappeared under unknown circumstances in 1925 during an expedition to find what he believed to be an ancient lost city in the uncharted jungles of Brazil. ...more on Wikipedia about "Percy Fawcett"
Sir Richard Francis Burton ( March 19, 1821 – October 19, 1890) was a British consul, explorer, translator, writer and Orientalist known for his often-unprecedented exploits of travel and exploration as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. ...more on Wikipedia about "Richard Francis Burton"
Richard Spruce ( September 10, 1817 - December 28, 1893) was an English botanist and explorer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Richard Spruce"
Lieutenant Robert Dale ( 1812– 20 July 1853 1) was the first European explorer to cross the Darling Range in Western Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Robert Dale"
Robert Sherley was an English explorer who acted as the Persian ambassador to Christendom during the early 17th century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Robert Sherley"
Sir Samuel White Baker ( 8 June 1821- 30 December, 1893) was an English explorer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Samuel Baker"
Samuel Hearne ( 1745 – November 1792), English explorer, was born in London. ...more on Wikipedia about "Samuel Hearne"
Sherard Osborn ( 25 April 1822 – 6 May 1875), was an English admiral and Arctic explorer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sherard Osborn"
Harry St. John Bridger Philby CIE ( April 3, 1885 – September 30, 1960), also known as Sinjin Philby (the British pronunciation of "St. John" ) or Jack Philby, also Sheikh Abdullah, his Arabic name, was an Arabist, explorer, writer, and British colonial office intelligence operative. He was born at St. John's, Badulla, Ceylon and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied oriental languages under E.G. Browne and was a friend and classmate of Jawaharlal Nehru, later prime Minister of India. Philby's son Kim Philby became famous for being a British intelligence agent who was a double agent for the Soviet Union. ...more on Wikipedia about "St. John Philby"
Thomas Wright Blakiston ( 1832 - October 15, 1891) was an English explorer and naturalist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thomas Blakiston"
Thomas Cavendish ( 1555- 1592) was born in Trimley St. Martin near Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He was a descendant of Roger Cavendish, brother to Sir John Cavendish from whom the Dukes of Devonshire and the Dukes of Newcastle derive their family name of Cavendish. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thomas Cavendish"
Thomas Doughty (?– 1578) was an English nobleman who was a close friend of Francis Drake. On Drake's round-the-world voyage that began in 1577, Doughty was given command first of a captured Spanish ship, the Santa María (renamed Mary), and then of Drake's flagship the Pelican. Drake soon relieved Doughty of command, suspecting him of taking part in an incipient mutiny. In 1578, with the expedition anchored near Puerto San Julian (on the coast of what is now Brazil), Drake charged Doughty with not only mutiny, but witchcraft. Doughty was convicted by a jury of crewmembers and, after he and Drake received Communion and dined together, he was beheaded. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thomas Doughty (explorer)"
Thomas Falconer ( June 25 1805– August 28 1882) was an English jurist and explorer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thomas Falconer"
Dr. Thomas Walker was an English physician and explorer who led an expedition to what is now the region beyond the Alleghany Mountains area of British North America in the mid- 18th century. He was responsible for naming what is now known as the Cumberland Plateau and by extension the Cumberland River for his friend the Duke of Cumberland. His party were some of the first Englishmen to see this area – previous white explorers were largely of Spanish and French origins. Walker explored Kentucky in 1750, 19 years before the arrival of Daniel Boone. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thomas Walker (Explorer)"
Sir Vivian Ernest Fuchs ( February 11 1908 – November 11 1999) was a British explorer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Vivian Fuchs"
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