Fridtjof Nansen , Fridtjof Nansen’s 156th Birthday Google Doodle

Date: October 10, 2017 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Google Doodle

Fridtjof Nansen , Fridtjof Nansen’s 156th Birthday Google Doodle

Today search engine Google is celebrating Fridtjof Nansen’s 156th Birthday in US , Canada , Russia and some many countries it is showing this animated Doodle. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Fridtjof Nansen’s 156th Birthday

Fridtjof Nansen’s 156th Birthday 

Today Google doodle is celebrating legendary adventurer Fridtjof Nansen Фритьоф Нансен, who explored the world’s unknown terrain and broke new ground as an international humanitarian. Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (Norwegian Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen; October 10, 1861 – May 13, 1930) is a Norwegian polar explorer, scientist-doctor of zoology, founder of the new science – physical oceanography, political and public figure, humanist, philanthropist, Nobel laureate the Peace Prize for 1922, was awarded the prizes of many countries, including Russia. Nansen’s name is geographic and astronomical objects, including the crater at the North Pole of the Moon.

Fridtjof Nansen

Who was the legendary Norwegian explorer and refugee activist?

When the First World War began in 1914, Nansen was forced to stop his studies and focus on home research. However, by 1920, فريتيوف نانسين his interests had shifted from understanding the landscape of the world to influencing the international political climate. Nansen worked to free hundreds of thousands of prisoners of war and repatriate refugees. He created the Nansen Passport, a travel document that allowed refugees without citizenship to emigrate and resettle.

Google Doodle News Source :

Fridtjof Nansen Biography

  • Born: October 10, 1861, Oslo, Norway
  • Died: May 13, 1930, Lusacer, Norway
  • Spouse: Eva Nansen (married from 1889 to 1907)
  • Parents: Bolder Freidtjof Nansen, Adelaide Johanne Thekla Isidore Bølling Wedel-Jarlsberg
  • Awards: Nobel Peace Prize, Medal of Callum, Patron’s Gold Medal


  • I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward
  • It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.
  • The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer.

Google doodle celebrating in UK  See here – Clare Hollingworth’s 106th Birthday

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Read more about Fridtjof Nansen – Wikipedia

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