Nikolai Przhevalsky

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Birthday
12, 1839
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 1, 1888 (49)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1839
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 1, 1888 (49)

About

This Russian general's explorations contributed greatly to the geographical understanding of central Asia.

Before Fame

His first expedition became part of the route of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Trivia

He completed five separate expeditions around Manchuria and China.

Family Life

He had two rumored relationships, but never married.

Associated With

There was enough resemblance between Nikolai and Joseph Stalin that some people believed Stalin was his son.