Ivan Mushketov
Ivan Vasilʹevich Mushketov (Russian: Иван Васильевич Мушкетов) (1850–1902) was a famous Russian geologist, tectonist, explorer, and geographer who was born in the Don region and entered Saint Pete...
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Jan Czerski
Jan Stanisław Franciszek Czerski (3 May 1845 – 25 June 1892) was a Polish paleontologist (osteologist), geologist, geographer and explorer of Siberia. He was exiled to Transbaikalia for...
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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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Johan Peter Falk
Johan Peter Falk (1733–1774) was a Swedish botanist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. His first name is sometimes spelled "Johann"; his middle name is sometimes spelled "Pehr"; and his last name is som...
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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Hyacinth (Bichurin)
Nikita Yakovlevich Bichurin (Никита Яковлевич Бичурин) (August 29, 1777 – May 11, 1853), better known under his monastic name Hyacinth, or Iakinf (Иакинф), was one of the founding fathers of Sin...
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Krusenstern (disambiguation)
Krusenstern or Kruzenshtern may refer to:A personPlaces named after von KrusensternOther uses
Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay
Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (Russian: Николай Николаевич Миклухо-Маклай, Ukrainian: Микола Миколайович Миклухо-Маклай; 1846–1888) was a Russian explorer, ethnologist, anthropologist and biologist...
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Joseph Billings
Joseph Billings (c. 1758 - 1806) was an English navigator and explorer who spent the most significant part of his life in Russian service.In 1785, the Russian government of Catherine II commissioned a...
Fyodor Ivanovich Tolstoy
Count Fyodor Ivanovich Tolstoy (Russian: Фёдор Ива́нович Толсто́й), also known as the "American" (Американец) (17 February 1782 – 5 November 1846) was a Russian nobleman from the well-known Tolsto...
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Ferdinand von Wrangel
Baron Ferdinand Friedrich Georg Ludwig von Wrangel (Russian: Фердина́нд Петро́вич Вра́нгель, Ferdinand Petrovich Vrangel; 9 January 1797 [O.S. 29 December 1796] – 6 June [O.S. 2...
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Alexei Pavlovich Fedchenko
Alexei Pavlovich Fedchenko (Russian: Алексей Павлович Федченко; 7 February 1844 – 15 September 1873) was a Russian naturalist and explorer well known for his travels in central Asia. Alternative t...
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Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt
Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt (Russian: Да́ниэль Го́тлиб Ме́ссершмидт) (September 16, 1685 – March 25, 1735) was a German physician, naturalist and geographer. He was born in Danzig and studied me...
Vasily Chichagov
Vasili Yakovlevich Chichagov (Russian: Василий Яковлевич Чичагов) (February 28, 1726 – April 4, 1809) was an admiral in the Russian Navy and an explorer. He was the father of Pavel Chichagov...
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Alexander Keyserling
Alexander Friedrich Michael Lebrecht Nikolaus Arthur, Graf von Keyserling (August 15, 1815, Kabile Parish – May 8, 1891 Raikküla Parish) was a Baltic German geologist and paleontologist. A member of t...
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Johan Hampus Furuhjelm
Johan Hampus Furuhjelm, (Russian: Фуругельм, Иван Васильевич) was a Finnish-Russian vice-admiral and explorer, commander of the Russian Baltic Fleet, Governor of the Russian Far East, Taganrog and...
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Mikhail Levashev
Mikhail D. Levashev (spelt "Levashef" in the United States) (c. 1738–1774-76) was a Russian explorer and Lieutenant of the Imperial Russian Navy. After Vitus Bering's 1741 tragic venture he was, toget...
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...
Vasili Pronchishchev
Vasili Vasilyevich Pronchishchev (Russian: Василий Васильевич Прончищев) (1702–9 September [O.S. 29 August] 1736) was a Russian explorer.In 1718, Vasili Pronchishchev graduated f...
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Andrei Glazunov
Andrei Glazunov, a Russian and Alaska native Creole, was the leader of the first Russian expedition to explore and establish trade along the Yukon River in the Alaska Interior in 1834.
Georg Wilhelm Steller
Georg Wilhelm Steller (10 March 1709 – 14 November 1746) was a German botanist, zoologist, physician and explorer, who worked in Russia and is considered a pioneer of Alaskan natural history.
Stel...
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Nikolai Severtzov
Nikolai Alekseevich Severtzov (5 November 1827 – 8 February 1885) was a Russian explorer and naturalist.On an expedition to the Syr Darya, he was captured by bandits and freed after a month. In...
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Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen
Fabian Gottlieb Thaddeus von Bellingshausen (20 September [O.S. 9 September] 1778 – 25 January [O.S. 13 January] 1852; Russian: Фаддей Фаддеевич Беллинсгаузен, ...
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Voin Rimsky-Korsakov
Voin Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian: Воин Андреевич Римский-Корсаков; [ˈvoɪn ɐnˈdrʲeɪvʲɪtɕ ˈrʲimskʲɪj ˈkorsəkəf]; 1822–1871) was a Russian navigator, hydrographer and geographer. He was an e...
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First Russian circumnavigation
The first Russian circumnavigation of the Earth took place from August 1803 to August 1806. It was sponsored by Count Nikolay Rumyantsev, funded by the Russian-American Company, and was headed by Adam...
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Ilya Berezhnykh
Ilya Avtonomovich Berezhnykh (Russian: Илья́ Автоно́мович Бережны́х; birth date unknown – c. 1830), also known as Berezhnoy (Бережно́й), was a Russian navigator.In 1820, Berezhnykh took ...
Carl Anton von Meyer
Carl Anton von Meyer (in Russian: Карл Анто́нович фон Ме́йер, Karl Antonovich von Meyer) (1 April 1795 in Vitebsk - 24 February 1855 in Saint Petersburg) was a German, Russified botanist and explorer....
Nikolai Yadrintsev
Nikolai Mikhailovich Yadrintsev (Russian: Николай Михайлович Ядринцев; October 18, 1842, Omsk - June 7, 1894, Barnaul) was a Russian public figure, explorer, archaeologist, and turkologist. His di...
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Oskar Victorovich Stark
Oskar Victorovich Stark (Russian: Оскар Викторович Старк, 16 August 1846 — 13 November 1928) was a vice-admiral in the Imperial Russian Navy and a noted explorer of Peter the Great Bay and the Far...
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