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    Ranulph Fiennes. Not to be confused with Ralph Fiennes. Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet, OBE (born 7 March 1944), commonly known as Sir Ranulph Fiennes ( / ˈrænʌlf ˈfaɪnz / ), and sometimes as Ran Fiennes, is a British explorer and holder of several endurance records. He is also a writer and poet.

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    Ranulph Fiennes in 2014. Sir Ranulph Twistleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 7 March 1944) is an English explorer. Fiennes was born in Windsor, Berkshire. He was educated at Eton College . Fiennes wrote many books. He wrote 'The sett','Mad,bad and dangerous to know' , 'The secret Hunters' and much more. Fiennes has led over 30 expeditions.

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  4. Ralph Fiennes - Wikipedia

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    Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (/ ˈ r eɪ f ˈ f aɪ n z / RAYF FYNEZ; born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, film producer, and director. A Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre.

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    Fiennes served eight years in the British army — in his father's regiment, the Royal Scots Greys — and was later seconded to the Special Air Service, where he specialised in demolitions. He admitted in his autobiography to cheating on the notoriously harsh SAS endurance test known as the Long Drag. Service life was enlivened by various scrapes and escapades, including an occasion when Fiennes and another officer procured a very lively, squirming piglet, smothered it with tank grease and slipped it into the crowded ballroom of the army's Staff College, Camberley. On another occasion, offended by the construction of an ugly concrete dam built by 20th Century Fox[1] for the production of the film Doctor Dolittle in the Wiltshire village of Castle Combe — reputedly the prettiest village in England — Fiennes planned to demolish the dam. He used explosives which he later claimed to have obtained legitimately from the armoury,[1] but in the event didn't detonate them.[citation needed]Using...

    Since the 1960s Fiennes has been an adventurer. He led expeditions up the White Nile on a hovercraft in 1969 and on Norway's Jostedalsbreen Glacier in 1970. Perhaps his most famous trek was the Transglobe Expedition he undertook from 1979 until 1982. Fiennes and two fellow members of 21 SAS Oliver Shepard and Charles Burton journeyed around the world on its polar axis using surface transport only, covering 52,000 miles and becoming the first people to have visited both poles by land.[2] In 1992 Fiennes led an expedition that discovered the lost city of Ubar in Oman. The following year he joined nutrition specialist Dr. Mike Stroud in an attempt to become the first to cross Antarcticaunaided. Having crossed the continent in 90 days, they were forced to call for a pick-up on the Ross Ice Shelf, frostbitten and starving, on day 95. A further attempt in 1996 to walk to the South Pole solo, in aid of Breast Cancer charity, unfortunately ended in failure and he had to be rescued from the...

    Fiennes's career as an author has developed alongside that of an explorer. He is the author of 13 books in fiction and non-fiction. In 2003 he published a biography of Captain Robert Scott which attempted to provide a robust defence of Scott's achievements and reputation which had been strongly questioned by biographers such as Roland Huntford. Although others have made comparisons between Fiennes and Scott, Fiennes says he identifies more with Captain Oates, another member of Scott's doomed Antarctic team. His works include: 1. Where Soldiers Fear to Tread (1975), ISBN 0-3401-4754-7, account of service in the Dhofar Rebellion. 2. To The Ends of the Earth (1983) ISBN 0-340-25277-4, account of the Transglobe Expedition. 3. Living Dangerously (1987) ISBN 0-7515-0434-3, autobiography. 4. The Feathermen (1993) ISBN 0-7475-1049-0 5. Atlantis of the Sands: The Search for the Lost City of Ubar (1992) ISBN 0-451-17577-8 6. Mind Over Matter: The Epic Crossing of the Antarctic Continent (1993...

    Fiennes stood for the Countryside Party in the 2004 European elections in the South West Englandregion — fourth on their list of six. The party received only 30,824 votes — insufficient for any of their candidates to be elected. He is also a member of the libertarian pressure group The Freedom Association.

    In 1970, while serving with the Omani Army, Fiennes received the Sultan's Bravery Medal. In 1983 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Loughborough University, and later received the Royal Geographical Society's Founders Medal. In 2007, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree at the University of Abertay Dundee. In 1986 Fiennes was awarded the Polar Medal for outstanding service to British Polar exploration and research.[4] Fiennes was appointed OBE in 1993 "for human endeavour and for charitable services" — his expeditions have raised £5 million for good causes. In 1994 he was awarded a second clasp to the Polar Medal,[5]having visited both poles. In a 2007 Top Gear special, the presenters travelled to the Magnetic North Pole in a Toyota Hilux. Sir Ranulph was called in to speak with the presenters after their constant joking and horseplay during their cold weather training. As a former guest on the show who was familiar with their penchant for tomfoolery, Fiennes blu...

    Fiennes married his childhood (they met when she was 9, he was 12) sweetheart Virginia Pepper ("Ginny") on 9 September 1970. The couple moved to a country farm estate in Exford, on Exmoor, Devon, where while he raised cattle and sheep, Ginny built up her herd of rare-breed Angus cattle while Sir Ranulph was on his expeditions. She supported him so greatly that she was the first woman to receive the Polar Medal. The two remained married until her death from stomach cancer in February 2004.[7] He embarked on a lecture tour, where in Cheshire he met horsewoman Louise Millington (born Bath, Somerset, circa 1967), whom he married in a ceremony at St Boniface's Church, Bunbury, one year and three weeks after Ginny's death. The couple welcomed a daughter Elizabeth in April 2006.

  6. Ranulph Fiennes - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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    Primeros años y educación

    Ranulph Fiennes nació en Berkshire, poco después de la muerte de su padre, el teniente coronel Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, al mando de la Royal Scots Greys, que murió de las heridas sufridas el 24 de noviembre de 1943. Su madre fue Audrey Joan (muerta en 2004), hija menor de sir Percy Newson, Bt.[1]​ Fiennes heredó de su padre la baronía, convirtiéndose al nacer en el tercer Baronet de Banbury. Fiennes es primo de Mark Fiennes cuyos hijos son los actores Joseph y Ralph Fiennes, y e...

    Carrera militar

    Fiennes sirvió durante ocho años en el ejército británico —en el regimiento de su padre, el Royal Scots Greys— y más tarde fue asignado al Servicio Aéreo Especial(SAS), donde se especializó en demoliciones. La vida de servicio fue amenizada por varios incidentes y aventuras, incluyendo una ocasión en la que Fiennes y otro oficial adquirieron un cochinillo, que cubrieron con grasa de tanque, e introdujeron en el atestado salón de baile del ejército Staff College (Camberley). En otra ocasión, o...

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    Desde la década de 1960 Fiennes ha sido un aventurero. Dirigió expediciones remontando el Nilo Blanco en un aerodeslizador en 1969 y en el glaciar Jostedalsbreen en Noruega en 1970. Una notable expedición fue la expedición Transglobe, que emprendió entre 1979 y 1982, cuando él y dos compañeros de la 21 SAS, Oliver Shepard y Charles R . Burton, viajaron alrededor del mundo realizando la primera circunnavegación polar, usando solamente medios de transporte de superficie. Nadie más lo ha hecho p...

    En 1970, mientras servía en el Ejército de Omán, Fiennes recibió la Medalla al Valor del sultán. También ha sido galardonado con varios doctorados honoris causa, el primero en 1986 por la Universidad de Loughborough, seguido por la Universidad de Central England (1995), la Universidad de Portsmouth (2000), por la Universidad caledoniana de Glasgow (2002), la Universidad de Sheffield (2005), la Universidad de Abertay (Dundee, 2007) y la Universidad de Plymouth (septiembre de 2011). Fiennes recibió más tarde la Medalla del Fundador (Founder's Medal) de la Royal Geographical Society. Fiennes fue nombrado Oficial de la Orden del Imperio Británicoen 1993 por «la actividad humana y de los servicios de caridad» ("human endeavour and for charitable services") —sus expediciones han recaudado £14 millones para buenas causas. En 1986 Fiennes fue galardonado con la Medalla Polar por el «servicio excepcional a la exploración polar británica y a la investigación».[19]​ En 1994 fue galardonado con...

    1983 - To the ends of the earth: The Transglobe Expedition, the first pole-to-pole circumnavigation of the globe, ISBN 978-0877954903
    Race to the Pole: Tragedy, Heroism, and Scott's Antarctic Quest (2005), Hyperion; Reprint edition, ISBN 978-0786888580
    1988 - Living Dangerously, Time Warner Paperbacks, ISBN 978-0-7515-0434-7
    1991 - The Feather Men, el libro de no ficción en el que se basó la película Killer Elite.

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    Ranulph Fiennes wurde in Großbritannien geboren, verbrachte jedoch einen Teil seiner Kindheit in Südafrika. Der weitverzweigten Adelsfamilie Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes gehören auch die Schauspieler Ralph und Joseph Fiennes, die Regisseurin Martha Fiennes und die Barone Saye and Sele an. Von seinem bereits am 24. November 1943 im Zweiten Weltkrieg gefallenen Vater, Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykham-Fiennes, 2. Baronet, hatte er den Adelstitel eines Baronet, of Banbury in the County of Oxford, geerbt, womit die Anrede „Sir“ verbunden ist. Ranulph Fiennes besuchte zuerst das Eton College in Eton, bevor er den Royal Scots Greys und später dem britischen Special Air Service beitrat, dessen Mitglied er acht Jahre lang war. Er diente später in der Privatarmee des Sultans von Oman. Seit den 1960er-Jahren war Fiennes als Forscher tätig. Er leitete Expeditionsfahrten auf dem Nil und über den Jostedalsbreen-Gletscher im Jahre 1970. Seine wahrscheinlich berühmteste Expedition unternahm er von 1979 bi...

    Where Soldiers Fear to Tread. 1975, ISBN 0-3401-4754-7.
    To The Ends of the Earth. 1983, ISBN 0-340-25277-4.
    Living Dangerously. 1987, ISBN 0-7515-0434-3.
    The Feather Men. 1992, ISBN 0-7475-1049-0.
    Literatur von und über Ranulph Fiennes im Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek
    Ranulph Fiennes in der Internet Movie Database(englisch)
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    ↑ Intriguing past of Sir Ranulph Fiennes's new wife. In: Mail Online. (dailymail.co.uk[abgerufen am 11. Juli 2017]).
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  8. Ranulph - Wikipedia

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    Ranulph de Mortimer (bef. 1070 to c. 1104) of Mortemer-sur-Eaulne, a Marcher Lord from the Montgomery lands in the Welsh Marches; Ranulph Fiennes, OBE (born 1944), British adventurer and holder of several endurance records; Ranulph Glanville (born 1946), British freelance researcher and theoretician in both architecture and cybernetics

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    Ranulph Fiennes. Sir Ranulph Fiennes ( 7. maaliskuuta 1944) on brittiläinen tutkimusmatkailija ja seikkailija. Hän on syntynyt Britanniassa, mutta viettänyt lapsuutensa Etelä-Afrikassa. Vuonna 1965 hän liittyi Britannian armeijan erikoisjoukkoihin, joissa hän taisteli Omanissa olleita terroristeja vastaan.

  10. Ranulph Fiennes – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

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    Ranulph Fiennes. Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre. Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3.º Baronete, OBE ( Windsor, Berkshire, 7 de março de 1944 ), é um explorador britânico, detentor de vários recordes de resistência e escritor. Efectuou várias expedições sendo a primeira pessoa a estar em ambos os Polos por via terrestre ...

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