Don Walsh

1931 - Today

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Don Walsh (born November 2, 1931) is an American oceanographer, explorer and marine policy specialist. He and Jacques Piccard were aboard the bathyscaphe Trieste when it made a record maximum descent into the Challenger Deep on January 23, 1960, the deepest point of the world's oceans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Walsh has received more than 276,029 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Don Walsh is the 182nd most popular explorer (down from 175th in 2019), the 2,691st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,551st in 2019) and the 10th most popular Explorer.

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Among explorers, Don Walsh ranks 182 out of 405Before him are Masabumi Hosono, Joshua Slocum, Olivier van Noort, Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, Hjalmar Johansen, and Naddodd. After him are Francisco de Bobadilla, Peter Martyr d'Anghiera, Jimmie Angel, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Fernão do Pó, and Alexander Andreyevich Baranov.

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Among people born in 1931, Don Walsh ranks 137Before him are Freddy Quinn, Paulias Matane, Claude Piron, Morris Chang, Lamberto Dini, and Jan Troell. After him are Roman Opałka, Sébastien Japrisot, John Milnor, Marianne Koch, Antonella Lualdi, and Daniel Ellsberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don Walsh ranks 2,691 out of 18,182Before him are Joan Jett (1958), Lionel Hampton (1908), Gertrude Ederle (1905), Amber Heard (1986), Amanda Seyfried (1985), and Mick Mars (1951). After him are William Moulton Marston (1893), Paul Strand (1890), Robert Conrad (1935), John Stockton (1962), Nicholas Negroponte (1943), and Cheryl Ladd (1951).

Among EXPLORERS In United States

Among explorers born in United States, Don Walsh ranks 10Before him are Calamity Jane (1852), Richard E. Byrd (1888), Frederick Cook (1865), Sacagawea (1780), Jim Bridger (1804), and Lincoln Ellsworth (1880). After him are Jimmie Angel (1899), George W. De Long (1844), Daniel Boone (1734), Jedediah Smith (1799), Chris McCandless (1968), and Roy Chapman Andrews (1884).