Fridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen


Born
in Norway
October 10, 1861

Died
May 13, 1930

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Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Best known for the Fram expedition: An attempt to reach the North Pole by using the natural drift of the polar ice in the ship Fram, carrying fuel and provisions for twelve men for five years.

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Farthest North

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4.08 avg rating — 1,180 ratings — published 1897 — 77 editions
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Farthest North: Being the R...

4.19 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1897 — 24 editions
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The First Crossing Of Green...

3.96 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1928 — 24 editions
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Farthest North (Volume 2 (1...

4.32 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1897 — 11 editions
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På ski over Grønland. Omarb...

3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1928 — 3 editions
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Eskimo Life

4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2001 — 26 editions
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Farthest North: Being the R...

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Brenda, My Darling

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Armenia And The Near East

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1976 — 3 editions
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Jurnalul expediției spre Po...

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“Never stop because you are afraid - you are never so likely to be wrong.”
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