Charles Veley

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Charles Veley is an American claimant to the title of the world's most-traveled person.[1] Veley was one of the founders of Microstrategy.[2][edit]

Veley operates a website,,[2][3] which details his travels and invites people to register their own travel histories.[4] The site also allows registered users to vote for addition or removal of items on the "Master List", a list of countries, territories, autonomous regions, enclaves, geographically separated island groups, and major states and provinces, said to make up the world. There are currently 949 items on the list. No one has visited them all; Veley himself currently holds third position.

Personal life[edit]

He lives in San Francisco, and is divorced with three children.

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ Adams, Tim (February 27, 2010). "Is Charles Veley the world's most-travelled man? | Travel | The Observer". Guardian. Retrieved 2013-07-01.History of the Travelers' Century Club
  2. ^ a b "Travelin' Man". Forbes. December 4, 2008. Retrieved 2013-07-01.
  3. ^ "MTP - On the Road to Everywhere". Retrieved 2013-07-01.
  4. ^ "There's no stopping 'world's most travelled man'". Toronto Star. October 6, 2005. Retrieved 2013-07-01. (subscription required)

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