Thomas Crean

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Birthday
20, 1877
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 27, 1938 (61)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1877
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 27, 1938 (61)

About

A polar explorer who made four different trips to Antarctica.

Before Fame

He joined the Royal Navy at age 15, and jumped at a chance to join an arctic expedition shortly after.

Trivia

On one expedition, an accident forced him and his team members to trek 800 miles across the frozen wilderness in search of help.

Family Life

Reportedly, an argument with his father motivated him to run away and join the Royal Navy.

Associated With

Roald Amundsen is another well-known polar explorer.