Tim Severin

1940 - 2020

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Timothy Severin (25 September 1940 – 18 December 2020) was a British explorer, historian, and writer. Severin was noted for his work in retracing the legendary journeys of historical figures. Severin was awarded both the Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society and the Livingstone Medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Severin has received more than 179,266 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tim Severin is the 376th most popular explorer, the 562nd most popular biography from India and the 2nd most popular Indian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Tim Severin ranks 376 out of 405Before him are Ranulph Fiennes, Johannes Rebmann, Edward Wilson, Hubert Wilkins, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, and Lachlan Macquarie. After him are Vassili Poyarkov, Johann Ludwig Krapf, John Moresby, Herbert Ponting, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, and Tom Crean.

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Among people born in 1940, Tim Severin ranks 398Before him are Fred Hansen, Alex Trebek, Joe South, Jerzy Kulej, Luis Ubiña, and Brian Bennett. After him are Mary Ellen Mark, Grigory Kriss, Donna Mills, Alberto Fouilloux, Berit Mørdre, and Leila Ahmed. Among people deceased in 2020, Tim Severin ranks 459Before him are Anthony Soter Fernandez, Sergio Rossi, Alex Trebek, Kamala, Alexi Laiho, and Marián Čišovský. After him are Fritz d'Orey, Betty Wright, Dave Greenfield, Ezio Bosso, Norman I. Platnick, and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam.

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In India

Among people born in India, Tim Severin ranks 562 out of 1,227Before him are Girija Devi (1929), Saeed Jaffrey (1929), Parveen Babi (1949), Mrinalini Sarabhai (1918), Wasim Sajjad (1941), and Jeannette Altwegg (1930). After him are Gauri Khan (1970), Monier Monier-Williams (1819), Erick Avari (1952), Dawood Ibrahim (1955), Sam Manekshaw (1914), and Rahul Gandhi (1970).

Among EXPLORERS In India

Among explorers born in India, Tim Severin ranks 2Before him are Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard (1858). After him are Charles Sturt (1795).