Ferdinand von Wrangel

1797 - 1870

Ferdinand von Wrangel

Ferdinand Friedrich Georg Ludwig Freiherr von Wrangel (Russian: Фердина́нд Петро́вич Вра́нгель, tr. Ferdinand Petrovich Vrangel'; 9 January 1797 [O.S. 29 December 1796] – 6 June [O.S. 25 May] 1870) was a Baltic German explorer and seaman in the Imperial Russian Navy, Honorable Member of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences, a founder of the Russian Geographic Society. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand von Wrangel has received more than 70,055 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 86th most popular explorer.

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Among explorers, Ferdinand von Wrangel ranks 86 out of 367Before him are Benjamin of Tudela, Ármin Vámbéry, Lope de Aguirre, Frederick Cook, Stepan Makarov, and Cosmas Indicopleustes. After him are Fernão Mendes Pinto, Thomas Cavendish, Bjarni Herjólfsson, Robert FitzRoy, Pêro da Covilhã, and Juan Díaz de Solís.

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Among people born in 1797, Ferdinand von Wrangel ranks 21Before him are Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Manuela Sáenz, Maria Isabel of Braganza, and Maria Leopoldina of Austria. After him are Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier, Carl Gustaf Mosander, Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, Jeremias Gotthelf, Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini, and Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. Among people deceased in 1870, Ferdinand von Wrangel ranks 15Before him are Francisco Solano López, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Gabriel Lamé, Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, and Saverio Mercadante. After him are Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Princess Louise of Prussia, Ignaz Moscheles, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus, and Charles Auguste de Bériot.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ferdinand von Wrangel ranks 326 out of 2,050Before him are Andrei Bely (1880), Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933), Sofia Gubaidulina (1931), Anton Arensky (1861), Nikolai Rubinstein (1835), and Lovis Corinth (1858). After him are Vasily Vereshchagin (1842), George Balanchine (1904), Lydia Litvyak (1921), Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (1860), Georgy Chicherin (1872), and Vasily Blokhin (1895).