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List of Famous Explorers

List of famous explorers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top explorers in the world? This includes the most prominent explorers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable explorers is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic explorers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned explorers.

Items here include everything from Meriwether Lewis to Christopher Columbus.

From reputable, prominent, and well known explorers to the lesser known explorers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the explorer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous explorers ever?" and "What are the names of famous explorers?" then you're in the right place. (174 items)
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    Alaku Nalaturuk

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    Aleksandr Kuznetsov

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    Alexander Mackay

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    Alexandrine Tinné

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    Alfred Grandidier

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    Alonso de León

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    Andrés de Urdaneta

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    Antony Jinman

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    Arthur Donaldson Smith

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    Boyd Alexander

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    Carsten Borchgrevink

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