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Fridtjof Nansen

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1. fridtjof nansen, nansen

Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)

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Fridtjof Nansen

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Norwegian explorer, zoologist, and politician who led an Arctic expedition (1893-1896) and directed the League of Nations relief programs for refugees of World War I. He won the 1922 Nobel Peace Prize.

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