Nansen

Nansen

[nan-suhn; Norwegian nahn-suhn]
noun
Fridtjof [frit-yof] , 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, zoologist, and statesman: Nobel peace Prize 1922.
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Nansen (ˈnænsən)
 
n
Fridtjof (ˈfridjɔf). 1861--1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, statesman, and scientist. He crossed Greenland (1888--89) and attempted to reach the North Pole (1893--96), attaining a record 86° 14′ N (1895). He was the League of Nations' high commissioner for refugees (1920--22): Nobel peace prize 1922

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