Charles Sturt

1795 - 1869

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Charles Napier Sturt (28 April 1795 – 16 June 1869) was a British officer and explorer of Australia, and part of the European exploration of Australia. He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, starting from Sydney and later from Adelaide. His expeditions traced several of the westward-flowing rivers, establishing that they all merged into the Murray River, which flows into the Southern Ocean. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Sturt has received more than 277,558 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Sturt is the 424th most popular explorer (down from 392nd in 2019), the 665th most popular biography from India (down from 621st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Explorer.

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Among explorers, Charles Sturt ranks 424 out of 405Before him are Elisha Kent Kane, Johann Ludwig Krapf, Aleksandra Potanina, Grigory Grum-Grshimailo, Louis Hennepin, and Edgeworth David. After him are William Lashly, Ed Stafford, Wiley Post, David Thompson, Matthew Henson, and Hubert Wilkins.

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Among people born in 1795, Charles Sturt ranks 59Before him are Pedro María de Anaya, José Miguel de Velasco Franco, José Gregorio Monagas, Luis José de Orbegoso, Josep Bonaplata i Corriol, and Christian Friedrich Ecklon. After him are Benjamin Franklin Butler, Frances Wright, and Robert F. Stockton. Among people deceased in 1869, Charles Sturt ranks 55Before him are Peter Mark Roget, Henry Jarvis Raymond, Michael Sars, Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, Diomidis Kyriakos, and Thomas Hodgskin. After him are John Bell, Afzal-ud-Daulah, Robert J. Walker, William P. Fessenden, and Benjamin Fitzpatrick.

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In India

Among people born in India, Charles Sturt ranks 665 out of 1,493Before him are Arunachalam Muruganantham (1961), Surekha Sikri (1945), Aruna Irani (1946), Michael Bates (1920), R. D. Burman (1939), and Raja Ramanna (1925). After him are Muiz ud din Bahram (null), Baselios Cleemis (1959), Harish-Chandra (1923), Juhi Chawla (1967), Govinda (1963), and V. K. Krishna Menon (1896).

Among EXPLORERS In India

Among explorers born in India, Charles Sturt ranks 3Before him are Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard (1858) and Tim Severin (1940).