Nansen



[nan-suh n; Norwegian nahn-suh n] /ˈnæn sən; Norwegian ˈnɑn sən/

noun
1.
Fridtjof
[frit-yof] /ˈfrɪt yɒf/ (Show IPA), 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, zoologist, and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1922.
/ˈnænsən/
noun
1.
Fridtjof (ˈfridjɔf). 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, statesman, and scientist. He crossed Greenland (1888–89) and attempted to reach the North Pole (1893–96), attaining a record 86° 14′ N (1895). He was the League of Nations’ high commissioner for refugees (1920–22): Nobel peace prize 1922

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