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Bellingshausen, Fabian Gottlieb

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Bellingshausen, Fabian Gottlieb (1778, about. Ezel the Estonian Province. - 1852, Kronstadt) - explorer. From childhood dream to become a sailor: "I was born in the sea, as fish can not live without water, and I can not live without the sea". In 1789 enrolled at the Kronstadt Naval Cadet Corps. He became a midshipman and in 1796 sailed to the shores of England.

In 1797 promoted to warrant officers - the first officer's rank. In 1803-1806 Bellingshausen served on the ship "Hope" to-ing became a member of the expedition and. F. Krusen and S. F. Lisiansky adult first-rus. circumnavigation. In 1810-1819 commanded various ships in the Baltic and Black Seas. In preparing a new voyage of exploration Krusenstern recommended as its leader, the captain of rank 2 Bellingshausen: "Our fleet, . sure, . rich entrepreneurial and creative officers, . but of all the add -, . whom I know, . nobody can, . except Golovnina, . catch up with B. ",
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In July 1819 the sloops "Vostok" under the command of the Bellingshausen and "Peace" under the command of the Stamp. Lazarev left Kronstadt. Over 751 day sailing expedition opened on 29 islands in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and Antarctica. Were conducted valuable scientific observations, made the first descriptions of the Antarctic, a rich collection of plants and animals. The success of the expedition is largely determined by the extraordinary personality Bellingshausen. He - by a remarkable diary, which describes interesting expedition, scientific discoveries, the manners and customs of the peoples. From 1828, when he was an admiral, served on the ships, participated in the siege and capture of the fortress of Varna during the Russian-Turkish war of 1828 - 1829. From 1839 until the end of life was the military governor of Kronstadt.


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