John Franklin

John Franklin was born on April 16, 1786 in England. Famed arctic explorer who led Britain's largest expedition to seek the Northwest Passage and never came back from it.
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As per our current Database, John Franklin has been died on Jun 11, 1847 (age 61).

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When John Franklin die, John Franklin was 61 years old.

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Occupation Explorer
Age 61 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born April 16, 1786 (England)
Birthday April 16
Town/City England
Nationality England

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John Franklin’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

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John Franklin was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Famed arctic Explorer who led Britain's largest expedition to seek the North West Passage and never came back from it.

Before Fame

He adopted an interest in the natural sciences in his teenage years.


He made three successful trips to the northern wilderness, but on his fourth he perished with his crew.

Family Life

His first wife was poet Eleanor Anne Porden and his second wife was Jane Franklin.

Associated With

His doomed voyage inspired many works of art, including Wilkie Collins' and Charles Dickens' play The Frozen Deep.

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