Joseph Rene Bellot

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Birthday
18, 1826
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 18, 1853 (27)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
18, 1826
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 18, 1853 (27)

About

A French arctic explorer who took part in the expeditions to find Sir John Franklin.

Before Fame

He was part of a French expedition to Madagascar, for which he received the Legion of Honor.

Trivia

Instead of finding Sir John Franklin, he shared his fate and fell through the broken ice.

Family Life

His father was a farrier, trimming horse hooves and fitting horseshoes.

Associated With

Fridtjof Nansen was another famed arctic explorer.