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Fridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen

The Nobel Peace Prize 1922

Zoologist - Neuroscientist, Polar Explorer, Oceanographer, Humanitarian. 'Nansen Passports' for stateless refugees. Despite Russia then being suspect in Western nations, relief for 7,000,000 to 22,000,000 Russians dying of famine.

Ministered to refugees - methods became classic: custodial care, repatriation, rehabilitation, resettlement, emigration, integration.

Love of mankind is politics in practice.

The various biographies included here lay emphasis on different aspects of Fridtjof Nansen's life and work.

Fridtjof Nansen: A pioneer of knowledge, University of Oslo

About Fridtjof Nansen, Nansen Neuroscience Network.

'Fridtjof Nansen. Man of many facets'. Article by Linn Ryne

A Life in the Service of Science and Humanity. A biography of Fridtjof Nansen by Chr. A. R. Christensen.

Fram Institute LogoOn Fridtjof Nansen from The Fram Museum

Norwegian Refugee CouncilFridtjof Nansen - the humanist, from Norwegian Refugee Council

UNHCR'Nansen a man of action and vision' from UNHCR

Works by or about Fridtjof Nansen at Internet Archive (scanned books original editions color illustrated)

Works by Fridtjof Nansen at Project Gutenberg (plain text and HTML)

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Fridtjof Nansen
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Name: Fridtjof Nansen
Birth: 10 October 1861, Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway
Death: 13 May 1930, Oslo, Norway
Residence at the time of the award: Norway
Role: Originator of "Nansen passports" (for refugees), Norwegian Delegate, Société des Nations, Explorer, Scientist
Field: humanitarian work
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