Rae, John


Rae, John
(1813-1893)
   Served as a surgeon in the Hudson's Bay Company. In 1846-1847 made two exploring expeditions. Accompanied Richardson in his expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1848; and in 1851 commanded another expedition which examined Wollaston Land. During an expedition in 1853-1854, he obtained positive intelligence of Franklin's death from the Eskimo on the west coast of Boothia.
   Index: MS Journey in search of Franklin, 51; his method of provisioning his party, 51; chief factor, 1850, 227; Franklin expedition, 228.
   Bib.: Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea.

The makers of Canada. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rae, John — (spr. rē), engl. Polarreisender, geb. 1813 auf den Orkneyinseln, gest. 22. Juli 1893 in Addison Gardens (Schottland), studierte in Edinburg Medizin, wurde Beamter der Hudsonbaikompanie, machte in deren Auftrag 1846–47 vom Fort Churchill an der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rae,John — Rae (rā), John. 1813 1893. British explorer who charted much of the Canadian Arctic coast. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rae, John — ▪ American economist and physician born June 1, 1796, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland died July 12, 1872, New York, New York, U.S.       Scottish born American economist, physician, and teacher.       Rae was educated in classics, mathematics,… …   Universalium

  • RAE, JOHN —    Arctic voyager, born in Orkney, studied medicine in Edinburgh; first visited the Arctic regions as a surgeon; was engaged in three expeditions to these regions, of which he published reports; was made a LL.D. of Edinburgh University on the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • RAE, John (1813-1900) — public man, artist, and author was born at Aberdeen, Scotland, on 9 January 1813, and was educated at the grammar school, Marischal College, and Aberdeen university. He graduated M.A. in 1832. He studied law and in 1839 went to Australia to take… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • John Rae — Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Rae (canadien) — John Rae (économiste) Pour les articles homonymes, voir John Rae et Rae. John Rae (1796–1872) était un économiste écossais, qui a surtout vécu au Canada. En 1834, il publie Some New Principles on the Subject of Political Economy Exposing the… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Rae (economiste) — John Rae (économiste) Pour les articles homonymes, voir John Rae et Rae. John Rae (1796–1872) était un économiste écossais, qui a surtout vécu au Canada. En 1834, il publie Some New Principles on the Subject of Political Economy Exposing the… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John rae (économiste) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir John Rae et Rae. John Rae (1796–1872) était un économiste écossais, qui a surtout vécu au Canada. En 1834, il publie Some New Principles on the Subject of Political Economy Exposing the Fallacies of Free Trade… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • RAE — ist der Name von Alexa Rae (* 1980), US amerikanische Pornodarstellerin Corinne Bailey Rae (* 1979), englische Soulsängerin Dina Rae (* 1976), US amerikanische Sängerin John Rae (1830–1893), schottischer Arktisforscher und Arzt Johnny Rae (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia