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List of famous navigators, with photos, bios, and other information. Who are the top navigators in the world? This includes the most prominent navigators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable navigators is ordered by their level of prominence,, and you can sort the info by column.

List people include Samuel de Champlain, Christopher Columbus and many additional people as well. Featuring famous explorers in history, Spanish navigators, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known navigators to the lesser known navigators of today, these are the top ten best professionals in this field. If you want to answer the question, "Who are the most famous navigators ever?" start your search here. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. 
Christopher Columbus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Navigators
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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer, citizen of the Republic of Genoa. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Those voyages, and his efforts to establish permanent settlements on the island of ...more

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Ferdinand Magellan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Navigators
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Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Born into a wealthy Portuguese family in around 1480, Magellan became a skilled sailor and naval officer and was eventually ...more

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#97 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Russell Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Navigators
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Russell David Johnson was an American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on the CBS television sitcom Gilligan's Island. ...more

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Vasco da Gama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Navigators
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Dom Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira, was a Portuguese explorer. He was the first European to reach India by sea, linking Europe and Asia for the first time by ocean route, as well as the Atlantic and the Indian oceans entirely and definitively, and in this way, the West and the Orient. This ...more

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