Top 20 Explorer celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Explorer celebrities [Updated June 19, 2021].

1. Robert Ballard

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Robert Ballard was born on June 30, 1942 in Wichita, United States.
Four years after the Titanic, he uncovered the remains of the German battleship Bismarck, and in 1998 he found the U.S. carrier Yorktown sunk during WWII.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

2. John Chapman

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John Chapman was born on September 26, 1774 in Leominister, United States.
His love and dedication for apples and animals transformed him into an American legend.

3. Daniel Boone

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Daniel Boone was born on November 2, 1734 in Birdsboro, United States.
He became an American legend who symbolized the man of nature who lived in simple harmony with nature.

4. Annie Edson Taylor

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Annie Edson Taylor was born on October 24, 1838 in Auburn, United States.
She was featured in the film Niagara: Miracles, Myths and Magic.

5. Louise Boyd

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Louise Boyd was born on September 16, 1887 in United States.
She broke down gender barriers of the time by becoming the first woman to be elected to the Board of the American Geographical Society.

6. Meriwether Lewis

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Meriwether Lewis was born on August 18, 1774 in Ivy, United States.

He explored and mapped the American Northwest with his partner William Clark.

7. Jim Bridger

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Jim Bridger was born on March 16, 1804 in Richmond, United States.
He got to know many of the Indian tribes in the West, as well as other prominent figures of the era.

8. John C Fremont

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John C Fremont was born on January 21, 1813 in Savannah, United States.
His Oregon Trail expedition proved instrumental to settling California.

9. Roy Chapman Andrews

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Roy Chapman Andrews was born on January 26, 1884 in United States.
Among his findings in central Asia were the first fossilized dinosaur eggs ever discovered.

10. Zebulon Pike

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Zebulon Pike was born on January 5, 1779 in Lamberton, United States.
Pikes Peak in Colorado was named after him, its first American discoverer.

11. Jim Bowie

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Jim Bowie was born on April 10, 1796 in United States.
The Bowie knife is named in his honor.

12. Henry Tureman Allen

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Henry Tureman Allen was born on April 13, 1859 in Sharpsburg, United States.
His most effective expedition took him and group across difficult terrain and freezing temperatures.

13. Frederick Cook

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Frederick Cook was born on June 10, 1865 in Callicoon, United States.
His contemporary Robert E. Peary is more widely credited as the first person to reach the North Pole.

14. Ernest De Koven Leffingwell

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Ernest De Koven Leffingwell was born on January 13, 1875 in United States.
He and his co-explorer, Ejnar Mikkelsen, financed their own expedition to the North Pole. After their boat got trapped in ice, they used its planks to build a permanent cabin.

15. Stephen Austin

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Stephen Austin was born on November 3, 1793 in Austinville, United States.
He was granted Mexican citizenship while living in Texas.

16. Stephen Meek

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Stephen Meek was born on July 4, 1807 in United States.
His disastrous trip through the Meek Cutoff in 1845 was dramatized in the critically-acclaimed 2010 western film Meek's Cutoff.

17. William Clark

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William Clark was born on August 1, 1770 in United States.

He explored the American Northwest with Meriwether Lewis and served as the governor of the Missouri Territory from 1822 to 1838.

In addition to helping to map the U.S., he served as Governor of Missouri.

18. Richard E. Byrd

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Richard E. Byrd was born on October 25, 1888 in Winchester, United States.
He was the first to a attempt a flyover of the South Pole, and claimed he carried it out, although later there were some doubts.

19. William Lewis Herndon

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William Lewis Herndon was born on October 25, 1813 in Fredericksburg, United States.
His quick thinking saved the women and children of a ship under his command after they were caught in a hurricane.

20. Wilds P. Richardson

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Wilds P. Richardson was born on March 20, 1861 in United States.
He led the Polar Bear Expedition because of his experience with cold weather.