Vivian Fuchs

1908 - 1999

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Sir Vivian Ernest Fuchs (11 February 1908 – 11 November 1999) was an English explorer whose expeditionary team completed the first overland crossing of Antarctica in 1958. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vivian Fuchs has received more than 98,805 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Vivian Fuchs is the 353rd most popular explorer (down from 330th in 2019), the 3,328th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,947th in 2019) and the 49th most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, Vivian Fuchs ranks 353 out of 405. Before him are Louis de Freycinet, Tobias Furneaux, George Nares, Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard, Alexander Burnes, and Pyotr Anjou. After him are Dirk Hartog, Benjamin Morrell, John Marshall, George Back, Gombojab Tsybikov, and Edward John Eyre.

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Among people born in 1908, Vivian Fuchs ranks 255Before him are Alejandro Villanueva, Franz Cisar, Matti Sippala, Necil Kazım Akses, Nicolás Lindley López, and Hans Jakob. After him are Ray Ventura, Vano Muradeli, Concha Piquer, Miguel Otero Silva, Louis Versyp, and Pietro Pastore. Among people deceased in 1999, Vivian Fuchs ranks 176Before him are Anahit Tsitsikian, Paris Pişmiş, Raúl Silva Henríquez, Ashley Montagu, Necil Kazım Akses, and Nicholas Metropolis. After him are Sarah Kane, Joshua Nkomo, Eric Wolf, Albert Charles Smith, Rudolf Kárpáti, and Celso Torrelio.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Vivian Fuchs ranks 3,328 out of 6,924. Before him are Ian Stuart Donaldson (1957), Imogen Heap (1977), Richard Bright (1789), Thomas Andrew Knight (1759), Ronnie Lane (1946), and Roger Hargreaves (1935). After him are Acker Bilk (1929), Chris Farlowe (1940), Mark Hughes (1963), Annie Kenney (1879), Brian Ferneyhough (1943), and Sarah Kane (1971).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Vivian Fuchs ranks 49Before him are Douglas Mawson (1882), Samuel Baker (1821), Frank Wild (1873), Tobias Furneaux (1735), George Nares (1831), and Alexander Burnes (1805). After him are John Marshall (1748), George Back (1796), Edward John Eyre (1815), Ed Stafford (1975), Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet (1764), and George Bass (1771).