Lincoln Ellsworth

1880 - 1951

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Lincoln Ellsworth (May 12, 1880 – May 26, 1951) was a polar explorer from the United States and a major benefactor of the American Museum of Natural History. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lincoln Ellsworth has received more than 146,864 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Lincoln Ellsworth is the 209th most popular explorer (down from 172nd in 2019), the 2,905th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,475th in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Explorer.

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Among explorers, Lincoln Ellsworth ranks 209 out of 498Before him are Naddodd, Thekla Resvoll, Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon, John Ross, Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, and Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac. After him are George W. De Long, Alejandro Malaspina, Francisco de Bobadilla, Duarte Pacheco Pereira, Julius Klaproth, and Jan Joosten van Lodensteijn.

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Among people born in 1880, Lincoln Ellsworth ranks 84Before him are Sholem Asch, Leonard Woolley, Eric Lemming, Eric Campbell, Hermann von Keyserling, and Ildebrando Pizzetti. After him are Carl Van Vechten, Leonard Woolf, Gabriel Voisin, Christabel Pankhurst, Kōdō Sawaki, and Zequinha de Abreu. Among people deceased in 1951, Lincoln Ellsworth ranks 69Before him are Maria Montez, Eugen Meindl, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Wols, Robert Walker, and Ferdinand Sauerbruch. After him are Erich Neumann, Ernest Bevin, Simon Kimbangu, Géza Maróczy, Archduke Karl Albrecht of Austria, and Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lincoln Ellsworth ranks 2,905 out of 20,380Before him are Henry Hill (1943), Leon Russom (1941), Marty Friedman (1962), Robert J. Van de Graaff (1901), Philip Morrison (1915), and J. Walter Christie (1865). After him are Mark Dacascos (1964), Delbert Mann (1920), Woody Strode (1914), Milton L. Humason (1891), Mary Baker Eddy (1821), and Carl Van Vechten (1880).

Among EXPLORERS In United States

Among explorers born in United States, Lincoln Ellsworth ranks 11Before him are Michael Rockefeller (1938), Sacagawea (1780), Frederick Cook (1865), Don Walsh (1931), Simon Fraser (1776), and Jimmie Angel (1899). After him are George W. De Long (1844), Daniel Boone (1734), Jedediah Smith (1799), Jim Bridger (1804), Charles Wilkes (1798), and Ada Blackjack (1898).