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How did the explorer Ernest Shackleton die?

  Shackleton left England aboard the Quest on 24 September 1921 bound for Antarctica. When the party arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Shackleton suffered a suspected heart attac (MORE)

Who is Ernest Shackleton?

Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922) was a British explorer who commanded three expeditions to the Antarctic (1907-09, 1914-17, 1921-22), during which the South Magnetic Pole w (MORE)

Where is Sir Ernest Shackleton buried?

He died on 5 January 1922, of a heart attack. His widow, Emily Shackleton, requested that he be buried in South Georgia. As a result, on 5 March 1922 Shackleton was buried in (MORE)

Who was Ernest Shackleton?

Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) was a British explorer of the South Pole who is best remembered for leading his crew to safety after the failed expedition of the Endurance ( (MORE)

What happened to Ernest Shackleton expedition?

Earnest Shackleton participated in several expeditions, notably one  in the early 1900s when he led a team to the 'farthest south' -- a  goal that motivated other explorers (MORE)