Ranulph Fiennes

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Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet, (born 7 March 1944), commonly known as Sir Ranulph Fiennes (), and sometimes as Ran Fiennes, is a British explorer and holder of several endurance records. He is also a writer, poet and co-creator of Sir Ranulph Fiennes' Great British Rum. Fiennes served in the British Army for eight years, including a period on counter-insurgency service while attached to the Army of the Sultanate of Oman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ranulph Fiennes has received more than 1,794,161 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ranulph Fiennes is the 370th most popular explorer (down from 328th in 2019), the 3,720th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,896th in 2019) and the 57th most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, Ranulph Fiennes ranks 370 out of 405. Before him are Gennady Nevelskoy, Artur Chilingarov, Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, Mikhail Somov, George Bass, and John Rae. After him are Johannes Rebmann, Edward Wilson, Hubert Wilkins, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Lachlan Macquarie, and Tim Severin.

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Among people born in 1944, Ranulph Fiennes ranks 422Before him are Kitty Winn, Richard Gant, Kenneth Cranham, Gilbert Adair, Emilio Zapico, and Joe Eszterhas. After him are Armistead Maupin, Rita Mae Brown, Ene Ergma, Doreen Massey, Kay Ivey, and Nelson Prudêncio.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ranulph Fiennes ranks 3,720 out of 6,924. Before him are William Beechey (1753), Giuseppe Wilson (1945), Guy Butler (1899), Ivor Bueb (1923), Amos Burn (1848), and Ramón Zabalo (1910). After him are Thomas Hood (1799), Reginald Innes Pocock (1863), James Thomson (1700), Charles Bennett (1870), Anton Lesser (1952), and Oliver Leese (1894).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Ranulph Fiennes ranks 57Before him are George Back (1796), Edward John Eyre (1815), Ed Stafford (1975), Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet (1764), George Bass (1771), and John Rae (1813). After him are Edward Wilson (1872), Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886), Lachlan Macquarie (1762), John Moresby (1830), Herbert Ponting (1870), and Allan Cunningham (1791).