Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1856-05-06
Death 1920-02-20
US
English

Biographical notes:

Robert Edwin Peary, Sr., (b. May 6, 1856, Cresson, Pennsylvania-d. February 20, 1920, Washington, D.C.), American explorer and U.S. Navy admiral who claimed to have reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April 6, 1909.


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Constellation Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6319tt6
Ark ID:
w6319tt6
SNAC ID:
17091671

Subjects:

  • Civil service reform
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Explorers
  • Explorers--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Narrators.
  • Naval officers.
  • Explorers--United States.
  • Explorers.

Places:

  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Eagle Island (Cumberland County, Me.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • North Pole (as recorded)
  • North Pole (as recorded)
  • Greenland (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)