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Booth, Felix, Sir

Born: 1775 AD
Died: 1850 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Distiller

1775 – Born in Roydon, Essex. British distiller and promoter of Arctic exploration.

1829 – He financed Admiral John Ross’ expedition, who commanded a second search expedition, and he located the north magnetic pole on Boothia Peninsula, now called Prince of Wales Island.

1850 – Died on January 24th in Brighton, Sussex.