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French archeologist Joseph Hackin exploring The Buddhas of Bamiyan, Afghanistan, 1931.

D. Bill folk artist carvings from telephone poles tool | extremely sharp hatchet.

Frederick Courteney Selous (31 Dec. 1851 – 4 Jan. 1917) British explorer, officer, hunter, and conservationist, famous for his exploits in south and east of Africa. His real-life adventures inspired Sir H. Rider Haggard to create the fictional Allan Quatermain character.[1][2] Selous was also a good friend of Theodore Roosevelt, Cecil Rhodes and Frederick Russell Burnham. He was the older brother of ornithologist and writer Edmund Selous.

Frederick Selous - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Faulkner In 1998, the Modern Library ranked his 1929 novel The Sound and the Fury sixth on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century; also on the list were 1930's As I Lay Dying and Light in August (1932).

Manolete is considered by some to be the greatest bullfighter of all time. His style was sober and serious, with few concessions to the gallery, and he excelled at the ‘suerte de matar’—the kill.In response to Manolete’s death, General Francisco Franco, then dictator of Spain, ordered three days of “national mourning”, during which only funeral dirges were heard on the radio.

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Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.

David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) His fame as an explorer helped drive forward the obsession with discovering the sources of the River Nile that formed the culmination of the classic period of European geographical discovery and colonial penetration of the African continent.

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Bob Jensen portrait by John Hollingsworth