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

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

Matteo RicciMatteo Ricci
06 October 1552
explorer, cartographer, writer, missionary,

Andrea DoriaAndrea Doria
30 November 1466
Condottiero
Freya StarkFreya Stark
31 January 1893
Explorer

Eusebio KinoEusebio Kino
10 August 1645
Jesuit, Missionary, Geographer, Explorer,
Giovanni Battista BelzoniGiovanni Battista Belzoni
05 November 1778
Explorer, Antiquarian, Egyptologist,

Walter BonattiWalter Bonatti
22 June 1930
Mountaineer, Explorer, Photographer, Mountain

Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the AbruzziPrince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi
29 January 1873
Italian mountaineer, Explorer

Pierre Savorgnan de BrazzaPierre Savorgnan de Brazza
26 January 1852
Explorer

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21 January 1885
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military
Giovanni da Pian del CarpineGiovanni da Pian del Carpine
1182 AD
Diplomat, Explorer, Archbishop

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

Scipione BorgheseScipione Borghese
01 September 1577
Italian Cardinal, art collector

Odoric of PordenoneOdoric of Pordenone
1286 AD
Missionary
Henri de TontiHenri de Tonti
1649 AD
Soldier

Ardito DesioArdito Desio
18 April 1897
Explorer
Romolo GessiRomolo Gessi
30 April 1831
Soldier

Pietro della VallePietro della Valle
02 April 1586
Composer

Giuseppe CastiglioneGiuseppe Castiglione
19 July 1688
painter, missionary, draughtsperson, engraver
Pellegrino MatteucciPellegrino Matteucci
12 October 1850
Explorer

Giovanni da VerrazanoGiovanni da Verrazano
1485 AD
Explorer
Carlo PiaggiaCarlo Piaggia
04 January 1827
Explorer