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    Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton CVO OBE FRGSwas a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Born in Kilkea, Athy, County Kildare, Ireland, Shackleton and his Anglo-Irish family moved to Sydenham in suburban south London when he was ten. His first experience of the polar regions was as third officer on Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Discovery Expedition 1901–04, from which he... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Kilkea, Ireland
    • Died On 1/5/1922

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