Fridtjof Nansen was voted by the people of Norway as the most important Norwegian in the 20th century(Aftenposten, 1999). After reading this book you will understand why.
The book provides a brief but complete overview of all of Nansen’s many contributions to Norway and the international community. It includes his work as a scientist, expedition leader, polar explorer, architect, diplomat, advisor, humanitarian, Nobel Peace laureate, historian, artist, High Commissioner for Refugees, climate research pioneer, skier, inventor and much more. It also includes information on the League of Nations, the Nobel Peace Prize, the Nansen
Passport and Nansen’s many travels.
Geir O. Kløver (red.)
The Fram Museum
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