Sir Ernest Shackleton
Compared to the two men that reached pole, Shackleton's contribution may seem infinitesimal. Ernest Shackleton was born on Feburary 1874 in Kilkea near Athy, county kildare, Ireland.Ernest's parents names are Henry and Henrietta Leitia sophia gavan. From early life was passionet about adventure. Ernest Shackleton went to Trinity College. Shackleton died at 2:50am, on 5 January, 1922. In 1901, Shackleton set sail to discover Antarctica. Shackleton and two crew mates reached 400 miles of the south pole, the furthest that anyone have ever achieved. Shackleton was married to Emily Dorman in 1904, they had three children named Raymond, cecily and edward. Shackleton made many books, 12 books he made. Shackleton had many crew mates, they were named, Cpt . F. worsely, Lt. J . Stenhouse, Cpt . Hussey, Dr . Mcllroy, Dr . Macklin. Shackleton had dogs also named, Shackespeare, Samson, Hecules, Smiler, Suly and Sire. Shackleton had a expedition called Discover Expedition. The Expedition was lead by Robert Falcon Byrd.