Edward Wilson

1872 - 1912

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Edward Adrian Wilson (23 July 1872 – 29 March 1912) was an English polar explorer, ornithologist, natural historian, physician and artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Wilson has received more than 22,856 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Edward Wilson is the 372nd most popular explorer (down from 308th in 2019), the 3,759th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,611th in 2019) and the 58th most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, Edward Wilson ranks 372 out of 405Before him are Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, Mikhail Somov, George Bass, John Rae, Ranulph Fiennes, and Johannes Rebmann. After him are Hubert Wilkins, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Lachlan Macquarie, Tim Severin, Vassili Poyarkov, and Johann Ludwig Krapf.

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Among people born in 1872, Edward Wilson ranks 144Before him are William Larned, Giovanni Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano, Nikolai Panin, Dimitrios Drivas, Nikola Mushanov, and John Arthur Jarvis. After him are Leonid Sobinov, Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Ivar Lykke, Bernard Knubel, Feliciano Viera, and Joseph Rosemeyer. Among people deceased in 1912, Edward Wilson ranks 101Before him are Francis Davis Millet, Patricio Escobar, Anton Aškerc, Luis Cordero Crespo, Björn Jónsson, and Edward Wilmot Blyden. After him are Henry Sweet, Albino Jara, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Sophia Jex-Blake.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Wilson ranks 3,759 out of 6,924Before him are John Ainsworth-Davis (1895), Jeanette Winterson (1959), Harriet Walter (1950), Alice Eve (1982), Eric Gill (1882), and Jamie Carragher (1978). After him are Sammy Lee (1959), Martin McGuinness (1950), Adolph Deutsch (1897), Amelia Edwards (1831), Trevor Bolder (1950), and William Sterndale Bennett (1816).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Edward Wilson ranks 58Before him are Edward John Eyre (1815), Ed Stafford (1975), Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet (1764), George Bass (1771), John Rae (1813), and Ranulph Fiennes (1944). After him are Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886), Lachlan Macquarie (1762), John Moresby (1830), Herbert Ponting (1870), Allan Cunningham (1791), and Boyd Alexander (1873).