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 124,908 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Vivian Fuchs is the 393rd most popular explorer (down from 353rd in 2019), the 3,717th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,323rd in 2019) and the 58th most popular Explorer.

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Among explorers, Vivian Fuchs ranks 393 out of 405Before him are Jacques Bernard Hombron, Ranulph Fiennes, Theodor von Heuglin, Hugh Clapperton, Henry Robertson Bowers, and Johannes Rebmann. After him are François Levaillant, Tim Severin, Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, William Henry Harvey, Robert O'Hara Burke, and Carl Koldewey.

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Among people born in 1908, Vivian Fuchs ranks 288Before him are Devika Rani, Gioacchino Guaragna, Aleksei Arbuzov, Mae Questel, Dee Brown, and Théodore Nouwens. After him are Natalya Baranskaya, Buster Crabbe, Corneliu Robe, Osvaldo Velloso de Barros, George Rodger, and Birago Diop. Among people deceased in 1999, Vivian Fuchs ranks 193Before him are Fritzi Burger, Henry Carlsson, Jehan Buhan, Faith Domergue, Joshua Nkomo, and Leonid Sedov. After him are Albert Charles Smith, Paris Pişmiş, Ruth Roman, Nikolay Latyshev, Hideo Itokawa, and Lloyd La Beach.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Vivian Fuchs ranks 3,717 out of 7,765Before him are John Ireland (1879), Henry Robertson Bowers (1883), Gary Barlow (1971), Euphemia de Ross (1333), Mary Garden (1874), and Edward Pigott (1753). After him are Margery Kempe (1373), Roger Hargreaves (1935), Richard Burns (1971), George Edwards (1694), Sam Smith (1992), and Joe Hart (1987).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Vivian Fuchs ranks 58Before him are George Nares (1831), Anthony de la Roché (1700), Tobias Furneaux (1735), Ranulph Fiennes (1944), Hugh Clapperton (1788), and Henry Robertson Bowers (1883). After him are Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet (1764), John Moresby (1830), Herbert Ponting (1870), George Back (1796), Boyd Alexander (1873), and Lachlan Macquarie (1762).