William Woodville Rockhill
William Woodville Rockhill (May 1, 1854 – December 8, 1914) was a United States diplomat, best known as the author of the U.S.'s Open Door Policy for China and as the first American to learn to ...
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Zheng He
Zheng He (1371–1433), formerly romanized as Cheng Ho, was a Hui court eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral during China's early Ming Dynasty. Zheng commanded expeditionary voyages to...
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Robert Sterling Clark
Robert Sterling Clark (June 25, 1877 - December 29, 1956), heir to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, was an American art collector, horse breeder, and philanthropist.
Known by his middle name, St...
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History of European exploration in Tibet
Tibet has attracted European missionaries and explorers for over 500 years. The location of Tibet, deep in the Himalaya mountains, made travel to Tibet extraordinarily difficult at any time, in addit...
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Theos Casimir Bernard
Theos Casimir Bernard (1908–1947) was an explorer, and author, known for his work on yoga and religious studies, particularly in Tibetan Buddhism.
Bernard first trained in law, obtaining a bachelo...
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Henry Edward Manning Douglas
Major General Henry Edward Manning Douglas VC CB CMG DSO (11 July 1875 – 14 February 1939) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award f...
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