Hugh Clapperton

1788 - 1827

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Bain Hugh Clapperton (18 May 1788 – 13 April 1827) was a Scottish naval officer and explorer of West and Central Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Clapperton has received more than 43,634 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Hugh Clapperton is the 310th most popular explorer (down from 252nd in 2019), the 2,650th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,096th in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, Hugh Clapperton ranks 310 out of 405Before him are Alexander Gordon Laing, Annie Londonderry, Albert von Le Coq, Edward Bransfield, Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen, and Nathaniel Palmer. After him are Juan de Fuca, Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs, Lauge Koch, Piet Retief, Charles John Andersson, and John C. Frémont.

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Among people born in 1788, Hugh Clapperton ranks 40Before him are Mohammed bin Thani, Francisco Balagtas, Tomás de Zumalacárregui, Kikuchi Yōsai, Margaret Taylor, and Juraj Haulik. After him are Edward Sabine, Gheorghe Asachi, Spyridon Trikoupis, Edwin Atherstone, Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet, and William Henry Smyth. Among people deceased in 1827, Hugh Clapperton ranks 27Before him are Pōmare III, Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, Charlotte von Stein, Antoine Nicolas Duchesne, Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen, and Johann Gottfried Eichhorn. After him are Heinrich Boie, José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi, Charles Willson Peale, Henry Salt, Rufus King, and Israel Pickens.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Clapperton ranks 2,650 out of 6,924Before him are E. L. James (1963), Michael Tippett (1905), Mary Cartwright (1900), Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800), Edwin of Northumbria (586), and Archibald Scott Couper (1831). After him are Bob Shaw (1931), Edith Durham (1863), David Morrissey (1964), Jimmy Bain (1947), Bob Fitzsimmons (1863), and Ida of Bernicia (450).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Hugh Clapperton ranks 38Before him are John Byron (1723), John Biscoe (1794), Alexander Dalrymple (1737), Humphrey Gilbert (1539), Luke Foxe (1586), and Alexander Gordon Laing (1794). After him are John Gardner Wilkinson (1797), Frederick William Beechey (1796), Clements Markham (1830), John McDouall Stuart (1815), Douglas Mawson (1882), and Samuel Baker (1821).