Top 20 Explorer celebrities in Australia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Explorer celebrities [Updated March 3, 2021].
Jessica Watson was born
on May 18, 1993
She has garnered some criticism due to her trip not meeting official World Sailing Speed Record Council criteria.
John Batman was born
on January 21, 1801
In late 1829, he attacked and massacred or captured members of an Aboriginal family.
Hamilton Hume was born
on June 10, 1797
He was the first European to discover Australia's Darling river.
George Fletcher Moore was born
on December 10, 1798
He became one of Australia's biggest sheep farmers, and remained on friendly terms with the natives.
Phillip Parker King was born
on December 13, 1791
In the late 1830s, he began serving on the New South Wales Legislative Council.
David Dicks was born
on October 6, 1978
He received the 1999 Medal of the Order of Australia.