Richard Chancellor

1521 - 1556

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Richard Chancellor (died 10 November 1556) was an English explorer and navigator; the first to penetrate to the White Sea and establish relations with the Tsardom of Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Chancellor has received more than 68,662 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Chancellor is the 251st most popular explorer (down from 235th in 2019), the 2,117th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,946th in 2019) and the 31st most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, Richard Chancellor ranks 251 out of 405Before him are Eusebio Kino, Juan de Garay, Vladimir Atlasov, Carl Peters, Karl Weyprecht, and Anthony Jenkinson. After him are Pierre Poivre, Ludwig Leichhardt, Dmitry Laptev, John Byron, Francis Younghusband, and Otto Finsch.

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Among people born in 1521, Richard Chancellor ranks 10Before him are Maurice, Elector of Saxony, Christina of Denmark, Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, Andrew Avellino, Xu Wei, and Philippe de Monte. After him is Thomas Wyatt the Younger. Among people deceased in 1556, Richard Chancellor ranks 11Before him are Lorenzo Lotto, Thomas Cranmer, Saitō Dōsan, Martin Agricola, Frederick II, Elector Palatine, and Maximus the Greek. After him are Hemu and Luigi Alamanni.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Chancellor ranks 2,117 out of 6,924Before him are Claude Rains (1889), George Smith (1840), Anthony Jenkinson (1529), Francis Baily (1774), John Taverner (1490), and Caroline Graham (1931). After him are John Chadwick (1920), Thomas Telford (1757), Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (1640), Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1406), Dion Fortune (1890), and John Foxe (1516).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Richard Chancellor ranks 31Before him are Mark Sykes (1879), James Bruce (1730), Lady Hester Stanhope (1776), Francis Crozier (1796), William Smith (1790), and Anthony Jenkinson (1529). After him are John Byron (1723), John Biscoe (1794), Alexander Dalrymple (1737), Humphrey Gilbert (1539), Luke Foxe (1586), and Alexander Gordon Laing (1794).