Ernest Shackleton
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Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic. He was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

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Ernest Shackleton
Sir Ernest Shackleton
Secretary of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society
In office
11 January 1904 – 10 November 1905 (1904-01-11 – 1905-11-10)
Preceded byFrederick Marshman Bailey
Succeeded byWilliam Lachlan Forbes
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Born
Ernest Henry Shackleton

(1874-02-15)15 February 1874
Kilkea, County Kildare, Ireland
Died5 January 1922(1922-01-05) (aged 47)
Grytviken, South Georgia
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(m. 1904)
ChildrenRaymond Shackleton
Cecily Shackleton
Edward Shackleton
RelativesKathleen Shackleton (sister)
EducationDulwich College
Awards
Military service
Allegiance United Kingdom
BranchRoyal Navy, British Army
Service years1901–1907, 1917–1919
RankLieutenant (RNR)
Major
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Ernest Shackleton's About

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Irish Antarctic explorer who rose to fame while never completing his aim of traversing the continent.

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Ernest Shackleton Family life

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He grew up in Ireland as the second oldest of ten children. He was married to Emily Mary Dorman from 1904 until 1922, and he had three kids named Edward, Cecily and Raymond.

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Ernest Shackleton Before Fame

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He set out to cross the Antarctic from coast to shore after being compelled to come home from the famous Discovery Expedition.

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His ship to the South Pole became trapped in ice, and he led his crew on a precarious journey back to safety.

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He was on the expedition that sent Roald Amundsen to become the first man to set foot on the Antarctic.

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Facts About Ernest Shackleton

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● Ernest Shackleton was born on February 15, 1874 (age 48) in Kilkea, Ireland
● He is a celebrity explorer
● His popular books are South: The Story of Shackleto... (1919), The Heart of the Antarctic... (1909), Aurora Australis (1908), South (1919) and Escape from the Antarctic (2007)
● He died on January 5, 1922, South Georgia Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands



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