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Frank Wild

1873 - 1939

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John Robert Francis Wild (18 April 1873 – 19 August 1939) was an English sailor and explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Wild has received more than 304,669 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Frank Wild is the 343rd most popular explorer (down from 342nd in 2019), the 3,110th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,139th in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Explorer.

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  • 47.99

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  • 19

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  • 3.17

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  • 2.89

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Among explorers, Frank Wild ranks 343 out of 405Before him are Benjamin Morrell, John McDouall Stuart, Pyotr Chikhachyov, John Wesley Powell, Edward Wilson, and Juan de Fuca. After him are Clements Markham, Henri Duveyrier, Ivan Moskvitin, Edward Belcher, Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón, and Dirk Hartog.

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Among people born in 1873, Frank Wild ranks 127Before him are Antonín Švehla, Vladimir Bonch-Bruyevich, Rudolf Tobias, Ivan Shmelyov, Edwin Flack, and Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe. After him are Rosa Sensat, Oscar von Sydow, Ivan Babushkin, Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Jaap Eden, and Al Smith. Among people deceased in 1939, Frank Wild ranks 105Before him are Ford Sterling, Henri Jaspar, Kullervo Manner, Zane Grey, Platon Oyunsky, and Fausto dos Santos. After him are Germán Busch, Enrique Fernández Arbós, Władysław Raginis, Ursula Ledóchowska, Olav Duun, and Sidney Howard.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frank Wild ranks 3,110 out of 7,765Before him are Jean Marsh (1934), Israel Regardie (1907), Mary Stewart (1916), Genesis P-Orridge (1950), Thomas Francis Wade (1818), and Ernest Starling (1866). After him are Tanith Lee (1947), George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718), Janet Baker (1933), Jason Bonham (1966), David Dunbar Buick (1854), and David Sylvian (1958).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Frank Wild ranks 44Before him are Alexander Burnes (1805), John Biscoe (1794), William Smith (1790), Frederick William Beechey (1796), John McDouall Stuart (1815), and Edward Wilson (1872). After him are Clements Markham (1830), Edgar Evans (1876), John Gardner Wilkinson (1797), George Bass (1771), Luke Foxe (1586), and Alfred Maudslay (1850).