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Fridtjof Nansen was born

Fridtjof Nansen was born
  • Fridtjof Nansen was born on 10 October 1861 and died on 13 May 1930.
  • He was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
  • In his youth he was a champion skier and ice skater.
  • He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, traversing the island on cross-country skis.
  • He won international fame after reaching record northern latitude of 86°14′ during his North Pole expedition of 1893–96.
  • Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.

Related Question:-

Q.1 When Fridtjof Nansen was born?
A. 24 July, 1811
B. 10 October 1861
C. 22 May 1855
D. 5 June 1858
Ans: 10 October 1861

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