When did Ranulph Fiennes lose his fingers?

In 2013 Sir Ranulph had to pull out of a polar expedition five years in the planning after once again falling victim to frostbite on his injured left hand.

What has Ranulph Fiennes done?

Ranulph Fiennes has already crossed the Arctic Ocean and Antarctic continent, and climbed the highest mountain on three of the world’s continents. He now aims to climb the tallest mountains on the four remaining continents to complete his Global Reach Challenge.

Are Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Ralph Fiennes related?

He’s also related to explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes, his third cousin once-removed, who in 1993 became the first person to cross Antarctica completely on foot. Oh, and you surely know his brother Joseph Fiennes, a fellow actor famous for Shakespeare in Love and The Handmaid’s Tale.

Who is Ranulph Fiennes married to?

Louise Millingtonm. 2005
Ginny Fiennesm. 1970–2004
Ranulph Fiennes/Spouse

Does Ralph Fiennes have a partner?

Alex Kingstonm. 1993–1997
Ralph Fiennes/Spouse

Is Ralph Fiennes straight?

Fiennes is also an Honorary Associate of London Film School. For his work behind the camera, in 2019 he received the Stanislavsky Award….

Ralph Fiennes
Spouse(s) Alex Kingston ​ ​ ( m. 1993; div. 1997)​
Partner(s) Francesca Annis (1995–2006)
Parents Mark Fiennes (father) Jennifer Lash (mother)

How does Ralph Fiennes pronounce his name?

1. His full name is Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes. And Ralph is pronounced “Rafe” to rhyme with “safe.”

How did Sir Ranulph Fiennes cut off his own fingers?

How Sir Ranulph Fiennes cut off his own frostbitten fingers after his wife said they were making him ‘irritable’. The Arctic explorer developed frostbite while on a polar expedition in 2000. He was left with painful ‘mummified’ fingers that needed to be amputated. But surgeons told him he would have to wait five months for a £6,000 operation.

Who is Sir Ranulph Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes 3rd Baronet?

Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet OBE (born 7 March 1944), commonly known as Ranulph “Ran” Fiennes (/ˈrænʌlf ˈfaɪnz/), is a British explorer and holder of several endurance records. He is also a writer and poet.

Where was Ranulph Fiennes born and where did he die?

Fiennes was born in Windsor, Berkshire on 7 March 1944, nearly four months after the death of his father, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes. Whilst commanding the Royal Scots Greys in Italy Fiennes’ father trod on a German anti-personnel S-mine and died of his wounds eleven days later in Naples on 24 November 1943.

How did Sir Ranulph Fiennes get frostbite?

She died of cancer in 2004 and he went on to marry horsewoman Louise Millington, now 49, with whom he has an 11-year-old daughter. The adventurer had developed frostbite after his sledge slipped into the freezing sea during the 2000 expedition. In order to retrieve it he took off his glove and stuck his hand into the -63C water.