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"Nansen...was the dean of explorers and one of the most romantic figures in history."-Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd

Fridtjof Nansen
[1861 - 1930]

Nansen is such a mythic figure in exploration, we cannot possibly allow ourselves to skimp on our research for this webpage. Please bear with us as we piece together an appropriate biography. Thank you for your patience. In the meantime, please check out the book review of his hallmark book Farthest North.

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