Vivian Fuchs

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Birthday
11, 1908
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 11, 1939 (31)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1908
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 11, 1939 (31)

About

Explorer who completed the first successful crossing of Antarctica.

Before Fame

He started as a geologist with the University of Cambridge, exploring the tropics of East Africa.

Trivia

The Fuchs Medal, awarded by The British Antarctic Survey, was named in his honor.

Family Life

His wife, Joyce Connell, accompanied him to East Africa.

Associated With

He set out to explore the Antarctic on a joint expedition with Sir Edmund Hillary.