Isaac Israel Hayes

1832 - 1881

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Isaac Israel Hayes (March 5, 1832 – December 17, 1881) was an American Arctic explorer, physician, and politician, who was appointed as the commanding officer at Satterlee General Hospital during the American Civil War, and was then elected, after the war, to the New York State Assembly. His book, The Open Polar Sea: A Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery towards the North Pole, in the Schooner United States, was published in 1867. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isaac Israel Hayes has received more than 56,667 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Isaac Israel Hayes is the 412th most popular explorer (down from 395th in 2019), the 7,922nd most popular biography from United States (up from 9,403rd in 2019) and the 30th most popular Explorer.

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Among explorers, Isaac Israel Hayes ranks 412 out of 405Before him are Gombojab Tsybikov, Boyd Alexander, Mikhail Somov, Lachlan Macquarie, Georgy Ushakov, and Apsley Cherry-Garrard. After him are Fyodor Konyukhov, Artur Chilingarov, Vassili Poyarkov, Tom Crean, John Rae, and Elisha Kent Kane.

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Among people born in 1832, Isaac Israel Hayes ranks 84Before him are Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero, Kolos Ferenc Vaszary, Zsófia Torma, Octave Chanute, Juris Alunāns, and Mary Everest Boole. After him are Edward Wilmot Blyden, Lizardo Montero Flores, Gaspar Núñez de Arce, John Brown Gordon, Henry Seebohm, and Rebecca Solomon. Among people deceased in 1881, Isaac Israel Hayes ranks 70Before him are Florian Ceynowa, Salvador Jovellanos, Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Josip Jurčič, Kolyu Ficheto, and Samuel Palmer. After him are George Borrow, Alexandru G. Golescu, John C. Pemberton, Johann Ludwig Krapf, William Burges, and Thomas François Burgers.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Isaac Israel Hayes ranks 7,922 out of 18,182Before him are Magic Slim (1937), John Rutledge (1739), Alison Lurie (1926), Jerry Falwell (1933), Pat McCormick (1930), and Strother Martin (1919). After him are Jeanne Cooper (1928), Mia Zapata (1965), Louis McLane (1786), Katherine MacDonald (1891), Robert Trump (1948), and Timothy Bottoms (1951).

Among EXPLORERS In United States

Among explorers born in United States, Isaac Israel Hayes ranks 30Before him are Benjamin Morrell (1795), John Wesley Powell (1834), Louise Arner Boyd (1887), George Kennan (1845), Frederick Russell Burnham (1861), and John Colter (1774). After him are Elisha Kent Kane (1820), Wiley Post (1898), Matthew Henson (1866), Adolphus Greely (1844), and Ann Bancroft (1955).