Adam Johann von Krusenstern

Adam Johann von[1] Krusenstern (also Krusenstjerna in Swedish; Russian: Ива́н Фёдорович Крузенште́рн, tr. Iván Fyodorovich Kruzenshtérn; 10 October 1770  12 August 1846) was a Russian admiral and explorer, who led the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe.[2]

Adam Johann von Krusenstern
Native name
Ива́н Фёдорович Крузенште́рн
Born(1770-10-10)10 October 1770
Haggud Manor (et) Haggud, Harrien County, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire
(in present-day Hagudi, Rapla County, Estonia)
Died12 August 1846(1846-08-12) (aged 75)
Ass Manor, Gilsenhof, Wierland County, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire
(in present-day Kiltsi, Lääne-Viru County, Estonia)
AllegianceRussian
Service/branchNavy
RankAdmiral
Commands heldNadezhda
AwardsPour le Mérite (civil class)

Krusenstern family coat of arms