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Louise Arner Boyd

1887 - 1972

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Louise Arner Boyd (September 16, 1887 – September 14, 1972) was an American explorer of Greenland and the Arctic, who wrote extensively of her explorations, and in 1955 became the first woman to fly over the North Pole privately chartering a DC-4 and crew that included aviation pioneer Thor Solberg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louise Arner Boyd has received more than 53,460 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Louise Arner Boyd is the 322nd most popular explorer, the 5,205th most popular biography from United States and the 23rd most popular American Explorer.

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Louise Arner Boyd ranks 322 out of 405Before her are John C. Frémont, Georgy Sedov, Boris Vilkitsky, Charles Wilkes, Stepan Krasheninnikov, and Eudoxus of Cyzicus. After her are Yakov Sannikov, Robert McClure, John Gardner Wilkinson, Khariton Laptev, John Wesley Powell, and Frederick William Beechey.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1887, Louise Arner Boyd ranks 165Before her are Julius Pokorny, Marianne Moore, Hector Hodler, Thoralf Skolem, Rudolph Schindler, and Al Ernest Garcia. After her are Yuri Shaporin, Oskar Luts, Géza Csáth, Alan Cunningham, Boris Kostić, and Fartein Valen. Among people deceased in 1972, Louise Arner Boyd ranks 141Before her are Edmund Wilson, Stanislaus Kobierski, Solomon Lefschetz, Gustav Wiederkehr, Saul Alinsky, and Cecil Day-Lewis. After her are Jinichi Kusaka, Vera Inber, Mikhail Artamonov, Charu Majumdar, Arthur Russell, and Rudolf Friml.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louise Arner Boyd ranks 5,205 out of 15,968Before her are Stanley G. Weinbaum (1902), Ken Jeong (1969), Gary Peacock (1935), Walter Piston (1894), Sandra Brown (1948), and Jack Northrop (1895). After her are Frances Cleveland (1864), Sherman Hemsley (1938), Winfield Scott Hancock (1824), Edward Robinson (1794), Jack Haley (1898), and Frederic Remington (1861).

Among EXPLORERS In United States

Among explorers born in United States, Louise Arner Boyd ranks 23Before her are Meriwether Lewis (1774), Edward S. Curtis (1868), William Clark (1770), Nathaniel Palmer (1799), John C. Frémont (1813), and Charles Wilkes (1798). After her are John Wesley Powell (1834), Charles Francis Hall (1821), Frederick Russell Burnham (1861), Benjamin Morrell (1795), Wiley Post (1898), and Elisha Kent Kane (1820).