Zheng He
One in a series of 26 videos created for a Dubai client. The videos were so successful that they are currently being viewed all over the world.
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Jun 1, 2007 ... One in a series of 26 videos created for a Dubai client. The videos were so successful that they are currently being viewed all over the world.
Explorers of Siberia
The history of exploration by citizens or subjects of the Russian Federation, the Soviet Union, the Russian Empire, the Tsardom of Russia and other Russian predecessor states forms a significant part ...
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Fernão Mendes Pinto
Fernão Mendes Pinto ([fɨɾˈnɐ̃w̃ ˈmẽdɨʃ ˈpĩtu]; c.1509 – 8 July 1583) was a Portuguese explorer and writer. His voyages are recorded in Pilgrimage (Portuguese: Peregrinação) (1614), his autobiograp...
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A. L. Holt
Major A. L. Holt MBE MC (1896 - 1971) was a British military officer and explorer.In the 1920s when a member of the Royal Engineers, Holt led a number of motorized expeditions through the deserts of A...
Ruy Gonzáles de Clavijo
Ruy González de Clavijo (died 2 April 1412) was a Castilian traveller and writer. In 1403-05 Clavijo was the ambassador of Henry III of Castile to the court of Timur, founder and ruler of the Timurid ...
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Faxian
Faxian (337 – c. 422 CE) was a Chinese Buddhist monk who travelled by foot all the way from China to India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in what are now Xinjiang, China, Pakistan, India, Nepal,...
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Benjamin of Tudela
Benjamin of Tudela (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין מִטּוּדֶלָה, [binyaˈmin mituˈdela]; Arabic: بنيامين التطيلي‎;‎ Tudela, Kingdom of Navarre, 1130 – Castile, 1173) was a medieval Jewish traveler ...
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Nearchus
Nearchus (Greek: Νέαρχος, Nearchos; c. 360 – 300 BC) was one of the officers, a navarch, in the army of Alexander the Great. He is known for his celebrated voyage from the Indus river to the Per...
Anton Willem Nieuwenhuis
Anton Willem Nieuwenhuis (22 May 1864 Papendrecht - 21 September 1953, Leiden) was a Dutch explorer who travelled extensively in central Borneo in the 1890s, recording valuable ethnographic informatio...
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Christopher Borough
Christopher Borough or Christopher Burrough (fl. 1579 – 1587), son of Steven Borough, was an English adventurer, navigator and translator and the chronicler of one of the most interesting journeys in...
Hyecho
Hyecho ([h(j)eːtɕʰo]; 704–787 CE), Sanskrit: Prajñāvikram; Hui Chao in Chinese Pinyin, was a Korean Buddhist monk from Silla, one of the three Korean kingdoms of the period. Hyecho studied esoteric Bu...
Francisco Serrão
Francisco Serrão (died 1521) was a Portuguese explorer and a cousin of Ferdinand Magellan. His 1512 voyage was the first known European sailing east past Malacca through Indonesia and the Indies. He ...
Gerald de Gaury
Gerald de Gaury MC (1897 – 1984) was a British military officer, Arabist, explorer, historian and diplomat.He served in the Hampshire Regiment in the First World War, where he was wounded on several o...
Nicolau Coelho
Nicolau Coelho (c.1460, Felgueiras - 1502, off the coast of Mozambique) was an expert Portuguese navigator and explorer during the age of discovery. He participated in the discovery of the route to In...
Bertram Thomas
Bertram Sidney Thomas (13 June 1892 – 27 December 1950) was an English civil servant who is the first documented Westerner to cross the Rub' al Khali (Empty Quarter). He was also a scientist who ...
Johann Anton Güldenstädt
Johann Anton Güldenstädt (26 April 1745 in Riga, Latvia – 23 March 1781 in St. Petersburg, Russia) was a Baltic German naturalist and explorer in Russian service.Güldenstädt lost both his parent...
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António da Madalena
António da Madalena (sometimes spelled, in English, Antonio da Magdalena) was a Portuguese Capuchin friar who was one of the first Western visitors to Angkor. He toured the site in 1586, and in 1589 g...
Vitus Bering
Vitus Jonassen Bering (baptised 5 August 1681, died 19 December 1741) also known as Ivan Ivanovich Bering was a Danish explorer and officer in the Russian Navy. He is known for his two explorations of...
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