Philip Carteret

1733 - 1796

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Philip Carteret, Seigneur of Trinity (22 January 1733, Trinity Manor, Jersey – 21 July 1796, Southampton) was a British naval officer and explorer who participated in two of the Royal Navy's circumnavigation expeditions in 1764–66 and 1766–69. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Carteret has received more than 47,107 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Philip Carteret is the 269th most popular explorer (up from 286th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Jersey and the most popular Explorer.

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Among explorers, Philip Carteret ranks 269 out of 405Before him are Edward S. Curtis, Sebastián Vizcaíno, Ippolito Rosellini, Paweł Strzelecki, William Clark, and Bertrand Piccard. After him are Bento de Góis, Willem de Vlamingh, Lourenço Marques, Estêvão Gomes, Johann Anton Güldenstädt, and Freya Stark.

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Among people born in 1733, Philip Carteret ranks 11Before him are Carsten Niebuhr, Jean-Charles de Borda, Hubert Robert, Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland, Siraj ud-Daulah, and Daniel Solander. After him are Gottfried van Swieten, Christoph Friedrich Nicolai, Richard Kirwan, Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter, Mikhail Kheraskov, and Johan Zoffany. Among people deceased in 1796, Philip Carteret ranks 21Before him are William Chambers, Prince Louis Charles of Prussia, Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde, François Séverin Marceau, and François de Charette. After him are Juan José Elhuyar, Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani, Anthony Wayne, and Samuel Huntington.

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In Jersey

Among people born in Jersey, Philip Carteret ranks 3 out of 7Before him are Wace (1100) and Henry Cavill (1983). After him are Lillie Langtry (1853), Guru Josh (1964), Graeme Le Saux (1968), and Brett Pitman (1988).

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Among explorers born in Jersey, Philip Carteret ranks 1