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Edward Belcher

1799 - 1877

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Admiral Sir Edward Belcher (27 February 1799 – 18 March 1877) was a British naval officer, hydrographer, and explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Belcher has received more than 103,406 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Belcher is the 347th most popular explorer (down from 333rd in 2019), the 302nd most popular biography from Canada (down from 287th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Canadian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Edward Belcher ranks 347 out of 405Before him are Edward Wilson, Juan de Fuca, Frank Wild, Clements Markham, Henri Duveyrier, and Ivan Moskvitin. After him are Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón, Dirk Hartog, Louise Arner Boyd, Alexander Fersman, Gaspar de Portolá, and George Kennan.

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Among people born in 1799, Edward Belcher ranks 42Before him are Frederick Catherwood, Manuel Bulnes, Joachim Barrande, Ferdinand Reich, Nathaniel Palmer, and Fyodor Bruni. After him are Jean Baptiste Boisduval, Heinrich von Kittlitz, James Prinsep, Heinrich von Gagern, David Don, and František Čelakovský. Among people deceased in 1877, Edward Belcher ranks 50Before him are Janko Matúška, Nathaniel Palmer, Julius Rietz, Jung Bahadur Rana, Johann Carl Fuhlrott, and Robert Swinhoe. After him are Ramón Cabrera, 1st Duke of Maestrazgo, Louise Bertin, Errico Petrella, Alexander Brullov, Karel Sabina, and Rómulo Díaz de la Vega.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Edward Belcher ranks 302 out of 1,350Before him are William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie (1847), Bobby Orr (1948), Cory Monteith (1982), David Suzuki (1936), Pat Patterson (1941), and Kevin Durand (1974). After him are Bob Rock (1954), Julie Payette (1963), Kenneth Welsh (1942), Jacques Plante (1929), Manly P. Hall (1901), and Anne Carson (1950).

Among EXPLORERS In Canada

Among explorers born in Canada, Edward Belcher ranks 5Before him are Joshua Slocum (1844), Louis Jolliet (1645), Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879), and Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661). After him are Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville (1680).