Francisco Moreno

1852 - 1919

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Francisco Pascasio Moreno (May 31, 1852 – November 22, 1919) was a prominent explorer and academic in Argentina, where he is usually referred to as Perito Moreno (perito means "specialist, expert"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Moreno has received more than 59,974 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Francisco Moreno is the 277th most popular explorer (down from 259th in 2019), the 210th most popular biography from Argentina and the most popular Argentinean Explorer.

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Among explorers, Francisco Moreno ranks 277 out of 405Before him are Willem de Vlamingh, Lourenço Marques, Estêvão Gomes, Johann Anton Güldenstädt, Freya Stark, and Friedrich Welwitsch. After him are Yuri Lisyansky, Pyotr Kozlov, Carl Anton von Meyer, Alexander Dalrymple, Thorvald Eiriksson, and Olav Bjaaland.

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Among people born in 1852, Francisco Moreno ranks 60Before him are Kodama Gentarō, Charles Villiers Stanford, Jean-Louis Forain, Charles W. Fairbanks, Bruno Abakanowicz, and Otakar Ševčík. After him are Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz, Edwin Austin Abbey, Günther Victor, Prince of Schwarzburg, Leonardo Torres y Quevedo, Max Carl Wilhelm Weber, and Eilif Peterssen. Among people deceased in 1919, Francisco Moreno ranks 91Before him are Jérôme Eugène Coggia, Richard Bergh, Victor Segalen, Edward Poynter, Vasily Rozanov, and Amado Nervo. After him are Wallace Clement Sabine, Viktor Knorre, Aaron Aaronsohn, Sotirios Versis, Maryana Marrash, and Ernest von Koerber.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Francisco Moreno ranks 210 out of 900Before him are Juan Carlos Lorenzo (1922), Roque Sáenz Peña (1851), Carmelo Simeone (1934), Alberto Tarantini (1955), Juan Botasso (1908), and Manuel Blanco Encalada (1790). After him are Roberto María Ortiz (1886), Antonio Caggiano (1889), Lolita Torres (1929), Santiago Solari (1976), Mariano Moreno (1778), and Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear (1868).

Among EXPLORERS In Argentina

Among explorers born in Argentina, Francisco Moreno ranks 1