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Peary, Robert Edwin Line breaks: Rob¦ert Edwin Peary
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪəri/

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( 1856–1920), American explorer of the Arctic. He is generally credited with being the first person to reach the North Pole, on 6 April 1909, although his achievement is now doubted.

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