Robert Peary

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Birthday
6, 1856
Birthplace
Cresson, PA
Death Date
Feb 20, 1920 (63)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1856
Birthplace
Cresson, PA
Death Date
Feb 20, 1920 (63)

About

He led the first team, along with Matthew Henson, to reach the North Pole.

Before Fame

He was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity while attending Bowdoin College.

Trivia

His claims of having been the first to reach the North Pole were doubted by skeptics.

Family Life

He had a daughter, Marie Ahnighito Peary, in 1893 with an Inuit woman.

Associated With

He was a critically acclaimed explorer like Christopher Columbus.