Do you know what’s common between Sir Walter Raleigh, Henry Hudson, Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Alexander Mackenzie? Other than the fact that each of them was a British explorer, they all were passionate about adventure. Had it not been for their ability to face the harshest conditions that explorations come with, the world wouldn’t have been the same as it is today. The indomitable attitude of the British explorers and navigators helped expand the borders of the world, conquering new lands, sea and mountains. Their achievements are beyond words as they helped the world come to a common platform exposing the culture and traditions of new lands. Their exploits are undeniably impressive and remarkable. Through their voyages, British explorers discovered a number of places which were previously unknown to mankind. While some survived the harsh conditions and unknown dangers, the others gave their life to explorations. It is to these heroes that we own most of our world to! Dig into this section and equip yourself with detailed information about the life and explorations of British explorers. Their adventures and explorations are sure to give you an adrenaline rush!
Bear GryllsBear Grylls

07 June 1974

James CookJames Cook

07 November 1728

Walter RaleighWalter Raleigh

22 January 1554

David LivingstneDavid Livingstone

19 March 1813

Alfred Russel WallaceAlfred Russel Wallace

08 January 1823

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley

28 January 1841

John FranklinJohn Franklin

16 April 1786

Matthew FlindersMatthew Flinders

16 March 1774

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John SmithJohn Smith

06 January 1580

Charles SturtCharles Sturt

28 April 1795

Sir Ernest ShackletonSir Ernest Shackleton

15 February 1874

William AdamsWilliam Adams

24 September 1564

Mungo ParkMungo Park

11 September 1771

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Ranulph FiennesRanulph Fiennes

07 March 1944

Ben FogleBen Fogle

03 November 1973

Lawrence OatesLawrence Oates

17 March 1880

Colin BakerColin Baker

08 June 1943

Ellen MacArthurEllen MacArthur

08 July 1976

George VancouverGeorge Vancouver

22 June 1757

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Robin Knox-JohnstonRobin Knox-Johnston

17 March 1939

William DampierWilliam Dampier

05 September 1651

James Clark RossJames Clark Ross

15 April 1800

Gavin MenziesGavin Menzies

14 August 1937

Robert FitzRoyRobert FitzRoy

05 July 1805

Martin FrobisherMartin Frobisher

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George EverestGeorge Everest

04 July 1790

Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker

30 June 1817

Christopher NewportChristopher Newport

30 November 1561

George BassGeorge Bass

30 January 1771

Nicholas BriggsNicholas Briggs

29 September 1961

Edward Adrian WilsonEdward Adrian Wilson

23 July 1872

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Thomas CavendishThomas Cavendish

19 September 1560

James BruceJames Bruce

14 December 1730

William BaffinWilliam Baffin

1584 AD

Dougal HastonDougal Haston

19 April 1940

John DavisJohn Davis

30 September 1550

William ScoresbyWilliam Scoresby

05 October 1789

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Alexander MackenzieAlexander Mackenzie

1764 AD

Will AdamsWill Adams

24 September 1564