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07 Aug
On the 7th of August in 1803, Ivan Kruzenstern led the first Russian round-the-world expedition. Ivan Kruzenstern was a Baltic-German admiral and explorer. In 1787, he joined the Russian imperial navy and served in the war against Sweden from 1789-1790. After that, he studied seamanship in England and took part in battling French ships. When ...