Frank Wild

1873 - 1939

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Wild has received more than 199,638 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Frank Wild is the 342nd most popular explorer (down from 320th in 2019), the 3,142nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,789th in 2019) and the 45th most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, Frank Wild ranks 342 out of 405Before him are Oscar Dickson, Lars Christensen, Thekla Resvoll, Douglas Mawson, Samuel Baker, and Étienne Brûlé. After him are Alexander Fersman, Jacques Labillardière, Finn Ronne, Pyotr Beketov, Louis de Freycinet, and Tobias Furneaux.

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Among people born in 1873, Frank Wild ranks 128Before him are Max Švabinský, Carl Vaugoin, Vladimir Bonch-Bruyevich, Marcel Boulenger, Ivan Babushkin, and Al Smith. After him are Michel Giacobini, Ivan Shmelyov, Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck, Ioannis Chrysafis, Julieta Lanteri, and Edwin Flack. Among people deceased in 1939, Frank Wild ranks 102Before him are Platon Oyunsky, Enrique Fernández Arbós, Arthur E. Kennelly, Kálmán Darányi, Fausto dos Santos, and Olav Duun. After him are Alberto Palacio, Gwen John, Aleksander Brückner, Ma Rainey, Eulalio Gutiérrez, and Sergey Gritsevets.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frank Wild ranks 3,142 out of 6,924Before him are A. E. Housman (1859), Peter Maxwell Davies (1934), Richard Gunn (1871), Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece (1968), Nik Kershaw (1958), and Denny Laine (1944). After him are Kenneth MacMillan (1929), Rose Leslie (1987), Ælfthryth, wife of Edgar (940), Henry Bishop (1786), David Almond (1951), and Sam Smith (1992).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Frank Wild ranks 45Before him are John Gardner Wilkinson (1797), Frederick William Beechey (1796), Clements Markham (1830), John McDouall Stuart (1815), Douglas Mawson (1882), and Samuel Baker (1821). After him are Tobias Furneaux (1735), George Nares (1831), Alexander Burnes (1805), Vivian Fuchs (1908), John Marshall (1748), and George Back (1796).