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History of the exploration of Antartica cannot be fully said without mentioning the expoits of the Welsh Australian geologist Sir Edgeworth David who had close ties with many famous explorers of his time and has personally led several missions on the frozen continent.
John Smith is today remembered as one of the most celebrated figures in the early history of North America. Here you can learn more about his exploits in establishing first English settlement in the United States and other adventures.
Richard Mohun made his fame and fortune spending the large portion of his life in Africa where he served as the US diplomat, commercial agent, consul, soldier and explorer that surveyed territory of Eastern Africa.
Early exploration of the North American continent cannot be said without mentioning the exploits of the famous French Explorer Samuel de Champlain who was responsible for naming the country of Canada and igniting colonization of its territory.
History remembers Sir Humphrey Gilbert not only as a brother of famous Sir Walter Raleigh, but also as a very important British explorer, adventurer soldier and position who played important part in the effort of England to colonize North American continent.
Sir Richard Grenville was a cousin of the Sir Walter Raleigh and Sir Francis Drake, responsible for several victories against Spanish naval armadas and establishing English colonies in the New World.
The quest for mystical city of El Dorado was much publicized tale that attracted many explorers to organized expeditions to Americas. Sir Walter Raleigh was one of those explorers, but his greatest claim to fame was not his discoveries, but his books that described exaggerated events from his adventures in North America.