Luis Pardo

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Birthday
20, 1882
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Feb 21, 1935 (52)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1882
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Feb 21, 1935 (52)

About

Chilean Navy Captain who rescued 22 crewmen of the ship Endurance from Antarctica.

Before Fame

He began his studies at the Chilean Naval Pilot's School in 1900.

Trivia

He is the namesake of the highest part of Elephant Island, Antarctica, where the 22 crewmen were stranded.

Family Life

He was born in Santiago and died in the same town.

Associated With

He rescued the crew of the Trans-Antarctic expedition led by Ernest Shackleton.

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