Great Northern Expedition
The Great Northern Expedition (Russian: Великая Северная экспедиция) or Second Kamchatka expedition (Russian: Вторая Камчатская экспедиция) was one of the largest organised exploration enterpr...
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Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel
Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel (October 3, 1784 - June 25, 1863) was a German agronomist and explorer of the Kamchatka Peninsula. He died in Odessa in 1863.
Kegel was born in Rammelburg (now part of...
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Gerhard Friedrich Müller
Gerhard Friedrich Müller (29 October 1705 – 22 October 1783) was a historian and pioneer ethnologist.
Müller was born in Herford, while he was educated at Leipzig. In 1725, he was invited to St. ...
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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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Khariton Laptev
Khariton Prokofievich Laptev (Russian: Харитон Прокофьевич Лаптев) (1700–1763) was a Russian naval officer and Arctic explorer.Khariton Laptev was born in a gentry family in the village of Pokarev...
Martin Shpanberg
Martin Spangberg or Martyn Petrovich Shpanberg (Мартын Петрович Шпанберг) was a Danish naval lieutenant in Russian service who took part with his compatriot Vitus Bering in both Kamchatka expeditions ...
Danila Antsiferov
Danila Yakovlevich Antsiferov (Russian: Данила Яковлевич Анциферов) (died 1712) was a Russian explorer. Upon the death of Vladimir Atlasov in 1711, Danila Antsiferov was elected Cossack ataman of ...
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Semion Chelyuskin
Semyon Ivanovich Chelyuskin (Russian: Семён Иванович Челюскин) (c. 1700 – 1764) was a Russian polar explorer and naval officer.Chelyuskin graduated from the Navigation School in Moscow. He first b...
Vladimir Atlasov
Vladimir Vasilyevich Atlasov or Otlasov (Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Атла́сов or Отла́сов) (born in Veliky Ustyug between 1661 and 1664—died in 1711) was a Siberian Cossack who was the fi...
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Stepan Krasheninnikov
Stepan Petrovich Krasheninnikov (Russian: Степа́н Петро́вич Крашени́нников) (November 11 [O.S. October 31] 1711 – March 8 [O.S. February 25] 1755) was a Russian...
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Aleksei Chirikov
Aleksei Ilyich Chirikov (Russian: Алексей Ильич Чириков) (1703 – November 1748) was a Russian navigator and captain who along with Bering was the first Russian to reach North-West coast of North A...
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First Kamchatka Expedition
The First Kamchatka Expedition was commissioned in December 1724 by Peter I of Russia to explore the northern part of Pacific Ocean and confirm the presence of the strait between Asia and America. It ...
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Dmitry Laptev
Dmitry Yakovlevich Laptev (Russian: Дмитрий Яковлевич Лаптев) (1701 - January 31 [O.S. January 20] 1771) was a Russian Arctic explorer and Vice Admiral (1762). The Dmitry Laptev...
Siege of Petropavlovsk
The Siege of Petropavlovsk was the main mllitary operation in the Pacific Theatre of the Crimean War. The Russian casualties are estimated at 100 soldiers; the Allies lost five times as many. In...
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Maurice Benyovszky
General Count Móric Ágost Benyóvszky de Benyó et Urbanó, (Hungarian: Benyovszky Móric, Slovak: Móric Beňovský), also known as in German: Móritz Graf Beniowszki von Beniov was a Hungarian c...
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Stepan Malygin
Stepan Gavrilovich Malygin (Russian: Степан Гаврилович Малыгин) (died August 1, 1764) was a Russian Arctic explorer.In 1711–1717, Stepan Malygin was a student at the Moscow School of Mathematical ...
Aklansk
Aklanski Ostrog (Russian : Акланский острог) or Penzjinskoje zimovje (Пенжинское зимовье; "wintering place Penzjina") was a fortified city in Russia between 1679 and 1804 on the river Oklan (then...
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Fyodor Minin
Fyodor Alekseyevich Minin (Russian: Федор Алексеевич Минин) (ca. 1709 - after 1742) was a Russian Arctic explorer.In 1730s, Minin participated in the Second Kamchatka expedition. In 1736, he joine...
Second Kamchatka expedition
The Great Northern Expedition (Russian: Великая Северная экспедиция) or Second Kamchatka expedition (Russian: Вторая Камчатская экспедиция) was one of the largest organised exploration enterpr...
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Dmitry Ovtsyn
Dmitry Leontiyevich Ovtsyn (Russian: Дмитрий Леонтьевич Овцын) (unknown - after 1757) was a Russian hydrographer and Arctic explorer. In 1734-1738, Ovtsyn led one of the units of the Second Kamcha...
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