Fridtjof Nansen

Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate Fridtjof Nansen Full Name: Fridtjof Nansen
Nationality: Norwegian

Profession: Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate
Why Famous: Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, and humanitarian who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 for his work on behalf of the displaced victims of the First World War and related conflicts.

Born: October 10, 1861
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Christiania (now Oslo), Norway

Died: May 13, 1930 (aged 68)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1889-09-06 Explorer Fridtjof Nansen (27) weds mezzosoprano singer Eva Nansen (30)