Tom Crean

1877 - 1938

Tom Crean

Thomas Crean (20 July 1877 – 27 July 1938) was an Irish seaman and Antarctic explorer who was awarded the Albert Medal for Lifesaving. Crean was a member of three major expeditions to Antarctica during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, including Robert Falcon Scott's 1911–13 Terra Nova Expedition. This saw the race to reach the South Pole lost to Roald Amundsen and ended in the deaths of Scott and his party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Crean has received more than 34,465 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 342nd most popular explorer.

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Among explorers, Tom Crean ranks 343 out of 367Before him are George Nares, Benjamin Morrell, Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, Henry Kellett, John Moresby, and Apsley Cherry-Garrard. After him are Hubert Wilkins, George Bass, Henry Seebohm, Finn Ronne, Robert O'Hara Burke, and John Rae.

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Among people born in 1877, Tom Crean ranks 111Before him are Šatrijos Ragana, Winifred McNair, Noël Bas, Malcolm Whitman, Patrick Leahy, and Marsden Hartley. After him are Abelardo Olivier, Filippos Karvelas, Richard Pearse, Claire McDowell, and Norman Pritchard. Among people deceased in 1938, Tom Crean ranks 139Before him are Steve Bloomer, Herbert Jamison, Michel Giacobini, John Jacob Abel, Edward M. House, and Harry Myers. After him are Andreas Michalakopoulos, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire, Pearl White, Zitkala-Sa, Alma Gluck, and Pauline Frederick.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Tom Crean ranks 204 out of 366Before him are Sara Allgood (1879), Damien Rice (1973), Barney McKenna (1939), Victor Herbert (1859), Caitriona Balfe (1979), and Pat O'Callaghan (1906). After him are Luke Kelly (1940), Robert Sheehan (1988), Tom Kiely (1869), Peter Sutherland (1946), Robert O'Hara Burke (1821), and Owen Moore (1886).

Among EXPLORERS In Ireland

Among explorers born in Ireland, Tom Crean ranks 6Before him are Ernest Shackleton (1874), Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie (1810), Edward Bransfield (1785), Robert McClure (1807), and Henry Kellett (1806). After him are Robert O'Hara Burke (1821).

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