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13/05/1930 Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen dies


Fridtjof Nansen - a man of action and vision


Fridtjof Nansen - A great man


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Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14′ during his North Pole expedition, and his techniques of polar travel and innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. He died of a heart attack at home in May 1930.
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