Boyd Alexander

1873 - 1910

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Lieutenant Boyd Alexander (16 January 1873 – 2 April 1910) was an English British Army officer, explorer and ornithologist. Boyd was the oldest son (with a twin brother) of Lt Colonel Boyd Francis Alexander. On his mother's side he was the grandson of David Wilson the founder of the Great Eastern Hotel in Calcutta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boyd Alexander has received more than 17,019 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Boyd Alexander is the 387th most popular explorer, the 4,161st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 64th most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, Boyd Alexander ranks 387 out of 405Before him are Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Tom Crean, Wiley Post, Allan Cunningham, Elisha Kent Kane, and Matthew Henson. After him are Adolphus Greely, Edgeworth David, Samuel Hearne, David Thompson, Charles Sturt, and George Grey.

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Among people born in 1873, Boyd Alexander ranks 151Before him are Eduardo Schaerer, Lucien Mérignac, Walter de la Mare, Franz Weidenreich, Luise Fleck, and George Orton. After him are Harry Spanjer, Dorothy Richardson, Alphonse Kirchhoffer, John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon, Charles Schlee, and Enoch Sontonga. Among people deceased in 1910, Boyd Alexander ranks 80Before him are Alexander Agassiz, Granville Woods, Heinrich Caro, Adolf Schwarz, Zdenko Hans Skraup, and Nikolaos Deligiannis. After him are Georges de la Falaise, George Newnes, John G. Carlisle, and Melville Fuller.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Boyd Alexander ranks 4,161 out of 6,924Before him are Iolo Morganwg (1747), Henry Vaughan (1621), Barbara Pym (1913), Gary Daniels (1963), Mick Avory (1944), and George Montagu (1751). After him are Les Ferdinand (1966), Stuart Baxter (1953), Derek Fowlds (1937), John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun (1860), Bob Houghton (1947), and Tony Rolt (1918).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Boyd Alexander ranks 64Before him are Edward Wilson (1872), Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886), Lachlan Macquarie (1762), John Moresby (1830), Herbert Ponting (1870), and Allan Cunningham (1791). After him are Edgeworth David (1858), Samuel Hearne (1745), David Thompson (1770), Henry Seebohm (1832), Harry Johnston (1858), and James Wordie (1889).