Elisha Kent Kane

1820 - 1857

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Elisha Kent Kane (February 3, 1820 – February 16, 1857) was an American explorer, and a medical officer in the United States Navy during the first half of the 19th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elisha Kent Kane has received more than 28,648 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Elisha Kent Kane is the 385th most popular explorer (down from 351st in 2019), the 8,205th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,675th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Explorer.

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Among explorers, Elisha Kent Kane ranks 385 out of 405Before him are John Moresby, Herbert Ponting, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Tom Crean, Wiley Post, and Allan Cunningham. After him are Matthew Henson, Boyd Alexander, Adolphus Greely, Edgeworth David, Samuel Hearne, and David Thompson.

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Among people born in 1820, Elisha Kent Kane ranks 64Before him are Carolina Coronado, Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, Johannes Rebmann, John F. Reynolds, Earl Van Dorn, and George Hearst.  Among people deceased in 1857, Elisha Kent Kane ranks 52Before him are Stefano Franscini, Johann Friedrich Naumann, John Fleming, William L. Marcy, Gulab Singh, and Rufus Wilmot Griswold. After him are Louis McLane and David Thompson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elisha Kent Kane ranks 8,205 out of 15,968Before him are Satch Sanders (1938), T. J. Thyne (1975), Alan Reed (1907), Clyde Lovellette (1929), Chris Colfer (1990), and Mike Gravel (1930). After him are Ezra Miller (1992), Andy Devine (1905), Paul Motian (1931), Jordan Peele (1979), Wilmer Valderrama (1980), and Robert B. Sherman (1925).

Among EXPLORERS In United States

Among explorers born in United States, Elisha Kent Kane ranks 29Before him are Louise Arner Boyd (1887), John Wesley Powell (1834), Charles Francis Hall (1821), Frederick Russell Burnham (1861), Benjamin Morrell (1795), and Wiley Post (1898). After him are Matthew Henson (1866), Adolphus Greely (1844), Isaac Israel Hayes (1832), and Ann Bancroft (1955).