Bering,Vitus

Bering,Vitus
Ber·ing (bîrʹĭng, bârʹ-, bărʹ- bāʹrĭng), Vitus. 1681-1741.
Danish navigator and explorer who in 1728 sailed through the Bering Strait, proving (though he did not realize it at the time) that Asia and North America are separate continents.

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  • Bering, Vitus — ▪ Danish explorer born 1681, Horsens, Den. died Dec. 19, 1741, Bering Island, near the Kamchatka Peninsula       navigator whose exploration of the Bering Strait and Alaska prepared the way for a Russian foothold on the North American continent.… …   Universalium

  • Bering, Vitus — (1681 1741)    Born at Horsens, Denmark. Joined the Russian navy in 1704; and in 1725 sent by Peter the Great to explore the waters east of Kamchatka, and examine the American coast. After a three years journey overland, reached the eastern coast …   The makers of Canada

  • Bering, Vitus (Jonassen) — born 1681, Horsens, Den. died Dec. 19, 1741, Bering Island, near the Kamchatka Peninsula Danish born Russian navigator. He joined the fleet of the Russian tsar Peter I and in 1724 was appointed leader of an expedition to determine whether Asia… …   Universalium

  • Bering, Vitus (Jonassen) — (1681, Horsens, Dinamarca–19 dic. 1741, isla Bering, cerca de la península de Kamchatka). Navegante ruso nacido en Dinamarca. Se unió a la flota del zar ruso Pedro I (el Grande) y en 1724 fue nombrado jefe de una expedición para determinar si… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bering, Vitus Johansen — ► (1681 1741) Navegante danés. Comprobó la existencia del estrecho que lleva su nombre …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Vitus Jonassen Bering — Vitus Bering Vitus Jonassen Bering (Behring, russisch auch: Витус Ионассен Беринг oder Иван Иванович Беринг, dt. Iwan Iwanowitsch Bering) (* August 1681 bei Horsens in Jütland; † 19. Dezember 1741 auf der Insel Awatscha, der Beringinsel) war ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vitus Bering — Vitus Jonassen Bering Retrato de mediados del XVIII[1] …   Wikipedia Español

  • Vitus Bering — Vitus Jonassen Bering (Behring, russisch auch: Витус Ионассен Беринг oder Иван Иванович Беринг, dt. Iwan Iwanowitsch Bering) (* 12. August 1681 bei Horsens in Jütland; † 19. Dezember 1741 auf der Insel Awatscha, der Beringinsel) war ein in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vitus Bering — Vitus Béring Pour les articles homonymes, voir Béring. Vitus Béring Vitus Jonassen Béring (parfois écrit Behring) (né le 12 août …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vitus Bering — Vitus Jonassen Bering (also, less correctly, Behring ) (August 1681 ndash;December 19, 1741) was a Danish born navigator in the service of the Russian Navy, a captain komandor known among the Russian sailors as Ivan Ivanovich. He was born in the… …   Wikipedia

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