Fridtjof Nansen was voted by the people of Norway as the most important Norwegian in the 20th century(Aftenposten, 1999). After reading this book you will understand why. The book provides a brief but complete overview of all of Nansen's many contributions to Norway and the international community. It includes his work as a scientist, expedition leader, polar explorer, architect, diplomat, advisor, humanitarian, Nobel Peace laureate, historian, artist, High Commissioner for Refugees, climate research pioneer, skier, inventor and much more. It also includes information on the League of Nations, the Nobel Peace Prize, the Nansen Passport and Nansen's many travels.
"Including Nansen and his legacy by Roland Huntford" - Omslaget. Utgitt på bakgrunn av utstillingen om Fridtjof Nansen: Nansen - the Exhibition, åpnet på Frammuseet 10. oktober 2011
The Fram Museum