Top 20 Explorer celebrities in Germany
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Explorer celebrities [Updated March 6, 2021].
Heinrich Barth was born
on February 16, 1821
Despite terrible conditions and the loss of several members of the expedition, he traveled thousands of miles and gathered enough observations for a four-volume book.
Louis Rose was born
on March 24, 1807
He helped found San Diego's first railroad and served as its post master and a as member of its Grand Jury.
Albert Von Lecoq was born
on December 8, 1860
His expedition to China was published in the Buried Treasure of Chinese Turkestan.
Alexander Vonhumboldt was born
on September 14, 1769
He was the first person to propose that the earth's continents had been joined together at one point in time.
Ludwig Leichhardt was born
on October 23, 1813
According to some reports, he may have been killed in a tribal war and had his possessions traded by the victors.
Martin Behaim was born
His famous Erdapfel has been preserved at the German National Museum and is significant for being the first globe tilted to spin at the correct angle.