Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans

1880 - 1957

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Admiral Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, (28 October 1880 – 20 August 1957) was a Royal Navy officer and Antarctic explorer.Evans was seconded from the Navy to the Discovery expedition to Antarctica in 1901–1904, when he served on the crew of the relief ship, and afterwards began planning his own Antarctic expedition. However, he suspended this plan when offered the post of second-in-command on Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole in 1910–1913, as captain of the expedition ship Terra Nova. He accompanied Scott to within 150 miles of the Pole, but was sent back in command of the last supporting party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans has received more than 110,121 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans is the 1,388th most popular military personnel, the 3,877th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 89th most popular British Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans ranks 1,388 out of 1,466Before him are Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Christy Mathewson, James Joseph Dresnok, Henry Halleck, Peter Pace, and Isaac Brock. After him are A. P. Hill, Mohammad Ali Jafari, Chesty Puller, Lyman Lemnitzer, John F. Reynolds, and Gilad Shalit.

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Among people born in 1880, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans ranks 161Before him are Lipót Fejér, Arthur Dove, Dezső Földes, W. T. Cosgrave, George Herriman, and Christy Mathewson. After him are Pandurang Vaman Kane, Einar Arnórsson, Eric Carlberg, Luis Alberto Riart, Ernest Townsend, and Giles Gilbert Scott. Among people deceased in 1957, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans ranks 166Before him are Karl Patterson Schmidt, Devdas Gandhi, Zenón Noriega Agüero, Judy Tyler, Ezio Pinza, and Demetrio Neyra. After him are Ken Wharton, Robert Esnault-Pelterie, Edith Abbott, Bernard Knubel, Roger Vercel, and Clarence Walker.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans ranks 3,877 out of 6,924Before him are Prideaux John Selby (1788), George Crabbe (1754), Brian Bennett (1940), James Hogg (1770), Colin Bell (1946), and Molly Peters (1942). After him are Helen Allingham (1848), Gilbert White (1720), Al Pease (1921), Kenneth Clark (1903), Stuart McCall (1964), and John Aitken (1839).


Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans ranks 89Before him are Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer (1857), John André (1750), Dudley Pound (1877), Oliver Leese (1894), William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim (1891), and Arnold Jackson (1891). After him are Albert Ball (1896), Frederic Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford (1827), Frederick E. Morgan (1894), John Dill (1881), Andy McNab (1959), and Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy (1862).