William Beebe — American Explorer born on July 29, 1877, died on June 04, 1962

William Beebe was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author. He is remembered for the numerous expeditions he conducted for the New York Zoological Society, his deep dives in the Bathysphere, and his prolific scientific writing for both academic and popular audiences... (wikipedia)

To be a naturalist is better than to be a king.
The longer we were in it, the smaller it seemed to get.