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Krunsenstern, Adam Ivan von, Russian seaman and traveller, born in 1770 at Haggud, Esthonia, commanded in 1803-6 the first Russian scientific and commercial voyage round the world, of which he published a most valuable account. He was a frequent writer on hydrographical subjects in English periodicals. He died at Ass, Esthonia, in 1846.