First circumnavigation by walking
Who
George Mathew Schilling, David Kunst
What
first
Where
USA
When
The first person reputed to have walked round the world is George Matthew Schilling (USA) from 1897 to 1904. The first verified achievement was by David Kunst (USA) from 20 June 1970 to 5 October 1974, who walked 23,250 km (14,450 miles) through four continents.