Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) was a english explorer, who commanded two Antarctic expeditions, 1901-1904 and 1910-1912.
On 18 Jan 1912 he reached the South Pole, shortly after Amundsen, but on the return journey he and his companions died in a blizzard only a few miles from their base camp. His journal was recovered and published in 1913.
With Scott on the final expedition were Wilson, Oates, Bowers, and Evans.
Why is Robert Falcon Scott famous?
Robert Falcon Scott was known as Scott of the Antarctic.