French aviation pioneer, military fighter pilot, & the Air Bleu company born in 1891.
Marie-Anne de Bovet
French feminist & anti-Semitic writer, literary critic, & explorer born in 1855.
Robert de La Salle
French explorer & fur trader in North America born in 1643.
English explorer, navigator, cartographer, & captain in the English Royal Navy born in 1728.
Belgian-French explorer, spiritualist, & writer known for books incl. Magic and Mystery in Tibet.
Italian navigator & admiral who began the European colonization of the Americas & Caribbean.
Italian explorer & archaeologist born in 1778. Responsible for the theft of many Egyptian antiquities.
Australian aviator who set a speed record from England to Australia in 1933.
Alexander von Humboldt
German polymath, geographer, naturalist, & explorer born in 1769.
English geographer, cartographer, archaeologist, & explorer born in 1867.