Ranulph Fiennes


Born
in Glasgow, The United Kingdom
March 07, 1944


Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet, OBE, better known as Ranulph (Ran) Fiennes, is a British adventurer and holder of several endurance records.

Fiennes has written books about his army service and his expeditions as well as a book defending Robert Falcon Scott from modern revisionists. In May 2009, aged 65, he climbed to the summit of Mount Everest. According to the Guinness Book of World Records he is the world's greatest living adventurer.

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Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Kno...

4.14 avg rating — 2,010 ratings — published 1993 — 10 editions
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Captain Scott

4.27 avg rating — 652 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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The Feather Men

3.90 avg rating — 915 ratings — published 1991 — 26 editions
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Cold: Extreme Adventures at...

3.92 avg rating — 487 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Race to the Pole: Tragedy, ...

3.99 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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The Sett

4.04 avg rating — 242 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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Mind Over Matter

3.97 avg rating — 211 ratings — published 1993 — 9 editions
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The Secret Hunters

3.91 avg rating — 227 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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My Heroes: Extraordinary Co...

3.78 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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To The Ends Of The Earth: T...

4.16 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 1983 — 12 editions
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“There is no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.”
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“It is a truism to say that the dog is largely what his master makes of him: he can be savage and dangerous, untrustworthy, cringing and fearful; or he can be faithful and loyal, courageous and the best of companions and allies.”
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“People should be treated the same and, if black or brown, they should neither be penalized nor rewarded. Positive discrimination is counterproductive.”
Ranulph Fiennes, The Feather Men

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