About Ranulph Fiennes
3. Baronet Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born in Great Britain on March 7, 144. After an eight-year career with the British SAS, Fiennes devoted himself to a series of expeditions and voyages of discovery, culminating in the first circumnavigation of the world along the polar axes in 1979-1982 - for which the Guinness Book of World Records 1984 gave him the title " World's greatest living explorer" award. Today he works as a writer and has brought his expeditions to a wider audience in numerous books and lectures.