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1718, Oct 281753-17561793, Apr 15
a Croatian Jesuit priest, missionary, mathematician, astronomer and explorer. After graduating from secondary school he entered the order of Jesuits in Vienna in 1735. By the year 1751, he was in Lisbon, Portugal where he obtained the title of royal mathematician and astronomer. With those credentials, he became a member of an expedition that worked on the rearrangement of the frontiers among Portuguese and Spanish colonies in South America.
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Ignacije Szentmartony1718, Oct 281753
 
17561793, Apr 15

Stepan Glotov1729 ca1746
 
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Louis Antoine de Bougainville1729, Nov 121753
 
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 a French admiral and explorer. A contemporary of the British explorer James Cook, he took part in...
Daniel Boone1734, Oct 221755
 
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 an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one o...
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