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
Eusebio KinoEusebio Kino
10 August 1645
Jesuit, Missionary, Geographer, Explorer,

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

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

Pierre Savorgnan de BrazzaPierre Savorgnan de Brazza
26 January 1852
Explorer

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

Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the AbruzziPrince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi
29 January 1873
Mountaineer
Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
21 January 1885
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military

Giovanni da Pian del CarpineGiovanni da Pian del Carpine
1185 AD
Diplomat

Odoric of PordenoneOdoric of Pordenone
1286 AD
Missionary

Scipione BorgheseScipione Borghese
01 September 1577
Italian Cardinal, art collector
Henri de TontiHenri de Tonti
1649 AD
Soldier

Alvise CadamostoAlvise Cadamosto
1432 AD
Explorer
Ardito DesioArdito Desio
18 April 1897
Explorer

Pietro della VallePietro della Valle
02 April 1586
Composer

Romolo GessiRomolo Gessi
30 April 1831
Soldier
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

Lodovico de VarthemaLodovico de Varthema
1470 AD
Traveler
Giovanni de' MarignolliGiovanni de' Marignolli
1290 AD
Explorers

Luigi Robecchi-BricchettiLuigi Robecchi-Bricchetti
21 May 1855
Explorer
Niccolò de' ContiNiccolò de' Conti
1395 AD
Merchant