Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus
31 October 1451
 
Marco PoloMarco Polo
1254 AD
 

Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci
09 March 1454
Discoverer of South America

John CabotJohn Cabot
1450 AD
Explorer

Giovanni da VerrazzanoGiovanni da Verrazzano
1485 AD
Explorer

Antonio PigafettaAntonio Pigafetta
1491 AD
Scholar
Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner
17 September 1944
Explorer, Politician, Writer, Mountaineer

Giovanni da VerrazanoGiovanni da Verrazano
1485 AD
Explorer

Andrea DoriaAndrea Doria
30 November 1466
Condottiero
Matteo RicciMatteo Ricci
06 October 1552
explorer, cartographer, writer, missionary,

Freya StarkFreya Stark
31 January 1893
Explorer
Walter BonattiWalter Bonatti
22 June 1930
Mountaineer, Explorer, Photographer, Mountain

Giovanni Battista BelzoniGiovanni Battista Belzoni
05 November 1778
Explorer, Antiquarian, Egyptologist,

Achille CompagnoniAchille Compagnoni
26 September 1914
Explorer, Biathlete, Ski mountaineer

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21 January 1885
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military

Giuseppe CastiglioneGiuseppe Castiglione
19 July 1688
painter, missionary, draughtsperson, engraver
Eusebio KinoEusebio Kino
10 August 1645
Jesuit, Missionary, Geographer, Explorer,

Pierre Savorgnan de BrazzaPierre Savorgnan de Brazza
26 January 1852
Explorer

Niccolò de' ContiNiccolò de' Conti
1395 AD
Merchant

Giovanni da Pian del CarpineGiovanni da Pian del Carpine
1185 AD
Diplomat
Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the AbruzziPrince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi
29 January 1873
Mountaineer

Odoric of PordenoneOdoric of Pordenone
1286 AD
Missionary
Scipione BorgheseScipione Borghese
01 September 1577
Italian Cardinal, art collector

Pietro della VallePietro della Valle
02 April 1586
Composer

Henri de TontiHenri de Tonti
1649 AD
Soldier
Alvise CadamostoAlvise Cadamosto
1432 AD
Explorer

Lodovico de VarthemaLodovico de Varthema
1470 AD
Traveler
Ardito DesioArdito Desio
18 April 1897
Explorer

Giovanni de' MarignolliGiovanni de' Marignolli
1290 AD
Explorers

Luigi Robecchi-BricchettiLuigi Robecchi-Bricchetti
21 May 1855
Explorer
Romolo GessiRomolo Gessi
30 April 1831
Soldier

Pellegrino MatteucciPellegrino Matteucci
12 October 1850
Explorer
Carlo PiaggiaCarlo Piaggia
04 January 1827
Explorer