Norwegian explorer best known for deliberately freezing his ship into Arctic pack ice in an attempt to reach the North Pole. Nansen also journeyed across Greenland and led an...
Born 1861, Oslo, Norway Died 1930, Oslo, Norway
Fridtjof Nansen was born in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, then known as Christiania. His mother, Adelaide, was a baron’s daught...
The Norwegian polar explorer, scientist, and statesman Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930) was a pioneer of oceanography and achieved world stature as a vital force in the League of Nations.Fridtjof Nansen wa...