|Birth Day||February 11, 1908|
|Age||112 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Nov 11, 1939 (age 31)|
Explorer who completed the first successful crossing of Antarctica.
The Fuchs Medal, awarded by The British Antarctic Survey, was named in his honor.
His wife, Joyce Connell, accompanied him to East Africa.
He set out to explore the Antarctic on a joint expedition with Sir Edmund Hillary.