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  Fridtjof Nansen
Preuzimajući ovaj zadatak, Fridtjof Nansen je ponovo žrtvovao svoja vlastita istraživanja.
Današnji izbjeglički pasoš/putovnica direktni je potomak Nansen pasoša/putovnice.
Telegram kojeg je Fridtjof Nansen uputio Međunarodnom Crvenom križu, decembar/prosinac 1921.
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 Fridtjof Nansen Institute Website
Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) is an independent institution engaged in research on international environmental, energy and resource management politics.
Polhøgda was the home of Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), famous Norwegian polar explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanist, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Nansen lived at Polhøgda from its completion in 1901 until his death in 1930.
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  Fridtjof Nansen - man of many parts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In character Fridtjof Nansen is said to have resembled most of all his mother; a capable, industrious woman, who ran the large household efficiently while still finding time to study and improve her mind.
Fridtjof Nansen's interests and talents were so diverse that he was hard put to select a course of study when he entered the University of Oslo.
Nansen was a stranger to failure, at least in most of his quests, and the adamant refusal of the League of Nations was a blow to his vision of its potential.
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  Fridtjof Nansen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nansen was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 for his work as a League of Nations High Commissioner.
Nansen was a professor of zoology and later oceanography at the Royal Frederick University in Oslo and contributed with groundbreaking works in the fields of neurology and fluid dynamics.
Nansen was one of the founders of the neuron theory stating that the neural network consists of individual cells communicating with each other.
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 Odin - Fridtjof Nansen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In character Fridtjof Nansen is said to have resembled most of all his mother; a capable, industrious woman, who ran the large household efficiently while still finding time to study and improve her mind.
Fridtjof Nansen's interests and talents were so diverse that it was no easy task to select a course of study when he entered the University of Christiania.
Nansen was a stranger to failure, at least in most of his quests, and the adamant refusal of the League of Nations was a blow to his vision of its potential.
odin.dep.no /odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990458/index-dok000-b-n-a.html   (4533 words)

  
 Fridtjof Nansen - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Nansen, Fridtjof (1861-1930), Norwegian explorer, scientist, statesman, author, and Nobel laureate.
Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (born October 10, 1861 in Store Frøen, near Christiania - died May 13, 1930 in Lysaker, outside Oslo) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist and diplomat.
Fridtjof Nansen: Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, statesman, and humanitarian who led a number of...
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 Fridtjof Nansen: Scientist and Humanitarian
Nansen accordingly believed that by studying the relatively simple nervous system of the hagfish, he could arrive at some of the principles underlying the working of the human central nervous system and brain.
Fridtjof Nansen with a microscope at Bergen Museum, 1887.
Nansen argued that an economic boycott of the Soviet Union, in addition to increasing the suffering of the starving people, would also be an obstacle to trade between Russia and the rest of Europe and that without such trade, European postwar reconstruction would be impeded.
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 Fridtjof Nansen Summary
Fridtjof Nansen was born on Oct. 10, 1861, on an estate near Christiania (Oslo), the son of Baldur Nansen, a lawyer, and Adelaide Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen.
Nansen was a professor of zoology and later oceanography at the Royal Frederick University in Oslo and contributed with groundbreaking works in the fields of neurology and fluid dynamics.
Nansen was one of the founders of the neuron theory stating that the neural network consists of individual cells communicating with each other.
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 Fridtjof Nansen
Fridtjof Nansen, famous Arctic explorer, athlete, author, statesman and humanist was born in the suburbs of Christiania (now Oslo).
Fridtjof's mother who herself was a keen skier, encouraged her children to love nature, to get involved in sports and outdoor activities.
Nansen decided to sail as close as possible to the desert east coast of Greenland, then leave the ship on the edge of the ice fields and advance to the west through ice caps and mountains.
armenianhouse.org /nansen/nansen-en.html   (1682 words)

  
 Fridtjof Nansen Biography
Here the young Nansen's love of the outdoors was born, among the solitude of the endless stands of stream-laced pine and spruce.
Fridtjof Nansen's interests and talents were so diverse that he was hard put to select a course of study when he entered the University of Christiania.
Nansen's standing among the Norwegians was such that in 1905 he was asked to act as Norway's prime minister.
www.mnc.net /norway/Nansen.htm   (4575 words)

  
 GoNorway - Famous_Norwegians_Fridtjof_Nansen in Norway
The six years Nansen spent in Bergen were devoted to intense study, not outdoors as he had hoped, but in the laboratory.
Nansen and his 12 man-team made a triumphal progress down the coast of Norway, reaching Christiania on September 9th.
Parallel to the famine project Nansen also organized and led another major one; that of aiding the 2 million hapless Russians who had fled both revolution, and counter-revolution and were being shuttled from country to country like cattle.
www.gonorway.no /norway/sidevisning.php?id=42   (4513 words)

  
 Nansen, Fridtjof. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The diversity of Nansen’s interests is shown in his writings, which include Eskimo Life (1893), Closing-Nets for Vertical Hauls and for Vertical Towing (1915), Russia & Peace (1923), and Armenia and the Near East (1928).
When they were wintering (1895–96) on Franz Josef Land (now often called Fridtjof Nansen Land), members of the Jackson-Harmsworth expedition (see Jackson, Frederick George) chanced upon them and sent them home in one of their ships.
Nansen’s career as a statesman began in 1905, when he worked for the peaceful separation of Norway from Sweden; his efforts were rewarded by his appointment as Norway’s first minister to Great Britain (1906–8).
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 Nansen bottle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Nansen bottle is a device for obtaining samples of seawater at a specific depth.
It was designed in 1910 by the early 20th-century explorer and oceanographer Fridtjof Nansen and further developed by Shale Niskin.
This is a mercury thermometer with a constriction in its capillary tube which, when the thermometer is inverted, causes the thread to break and trap the mercury, fixing the temperature reading.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nansen_bottle   (571 words)

  
 Fridtjof Nansen + Henry Cavendish
Nansen loved the outdoors and his parents instilled in him the virtues of integrity, independence and courage.
Nansen made a total of three Arctic and two oceanographic expeditions, including a famous voyage on the Fram, and added to his résumé Curator of the Museum of Comparative Anatomy at Christiania University, professor of geology and professor of oceanography there, as well as Norwegian Minister in London (1906-1908).
Nansen was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922, the proceeds of which he redirected to famine relief.
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 Fridtjof Nansen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fridtjof Nansen (born October 10, EHandler: no quick summary.
Nobel peace prize (where nobel is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable) is one of five nobel prizes requested by the swedish industrialist and...
(Nansen changed his position (as did Bjørnson and Garborg) and was thereafter influential in convincing Prince Charles of Denmark[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] that he should accept the position as king of Norway.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fr/fridtjof_nansen.htm   (2261 words)

  
 FRIDTJOF NANSEN - LoveToKnow Article on FRIDTJOF NANSEN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The possibility of his success was discountenanced by many Arctic authorities, and a small grant he had asked for was refused by the Norwegian government, but was provided by Augustin Gamel, a merchant of Copenhagen, while he paid from his private means the greater part of the expenses of, the expedition.
During the winter of 1894-1895 it was decided that an expedition should be made northwa-d over the ice on foot in the spring, and on the 14th of March 1895 Nansen, being satisfied that the Fram would continue to drift safely, left her in 84 N., 101 55 E., and started northward accompanied by Johansen.
On the establishment of the Norwegian monarchy Nansen.
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 Nansen, Fridtjof on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The diversity of Nansen's interests is shown in his writings, which include Eskimo Life (1893), Closing-Nets for Vertical Hauls and for Vertical Towing (1915), Russia and Peace (1923), and Armenia and the Near East (1928).
When they were wintering (1895-96) on Franz Josef Land (now often called Fridtjof Nansen Land), members of the Jackson-Harmsworth expedition (see Jackson, Frederick George) chanced upon them and sent them home in one of their ships.
Nansen's career as a statesman began in 1905, when he worked for the peaceful separation of Norway from Sweden; his efforts were rewarded by his appointment as Norway's first minister to Great Britain (1906-8).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/Nansen-F1.asp   (841 words)

  
 The Northern Lights Route - Fridtjof Nansen
Nansen readily grasped the idea of an appropriate ship being able to drift with the currents from the New Siberian Islands, and perhaps even crossing the North Pole, before ending with its release from the ice somewhere between Greenland and Svalbard.
Nansen and Johansen were celebrated like heroes when they were reunited with the remaining Fram crew, in the city of Tromsø, on 21 August 1896.
Fridtjof Nansen has written a fascinating cultural-historical work, too, on the early explorations of the northern regions in his Nord i tåkeheimen (1911), and in the English translation, In Northern Mists (1912).
www.ub.uit.no /northernlights/eng/nansen.htm   (494 words)

  
 Bold Endeavors - Fridtjof Nansen
Nansen remarked in his diary that, to his surprise, most of the problems confronting him had already been addressed and, in many instances, solved by previous explorers: wear appropriate clothing, pay special attention to nutrition, select crew members who can get along, then keep them busy and entertained.
Nansen developed special high-calorie rations and systematically tested every item of food; he developed and evaluated sledges, harnesses, protective clothing, and other equipment; and he invented solutions to equipment problems, such as the Nansen cooker, that were used by generations of polar travelers.
The genius of Nansen's plan was to build a special ship for the expedition, rather than to convert an existing vessel; the ship would be designed to rise up out of the ice as the floes pressed against her hull, rather than to resist the full force of the pressure.
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 Fridtjof Nansen (Norway - the official site in Slovakia)
When Fridtjof Nansen was born in 1861, there were no new shores to discover.
Fridtjof Nansen was a scientist, statesman and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
Nansen was born into a family with a distinguished record of service to the nation.
www.norway.sk /history/expolorers/nansen/nansen.htm   (662 words)

  
 The My Hero Project - Fridtjof Nansen
Nansen, a longtime lover of the outdoors, had studied zoology in school and worked for many years as a curator at the Zoological Museum in Bergen.
Nansen kept a journal in word and image which would later be published as a book.
Nansen went on to spearhead equally important projects later in life after he turned to humanitarian concerns.
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 3quarksdaily
In this, Nansen was especially farsighted, touching upon what modern neuroscience calls “neuroplasticity,” currently one of the most promising explanations to account for how simple reflexes can undergo modifications that last for minutes at a time and how learning can lead to behavioral changes that can last for a lifetime.
Nansen’s conclusions were met with hostility by the review board’s members and he was accused of jumping the gun and getting ahead of his evidence.
Nansen was awarded his degree in the end, but not before one panel member expressed his firm conviction that Nansen’s hypothesis was destined to be forgotten like so many others.
3quarksdaily.blogs.com /3quarksdaily/2005/10/in_1906_santiag.html   (2397 words)

  
 Fridtjof Nansen - Arctic Explorers - All Things Arctic
Nansen made his first trip to the arctic regions on a sealer in 1882 and upon his return became curator of the natural history collection of the Bergen Museum.
Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer of the Arctic, an oceanographer, and a Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian.
Nansen was the author of numerous books on the Arctic, which he illustrated himself.
www.allthingsarctic.com /exploration/nansen.aspx   (562 words)

  
 Fridtjof Nansen - Biography
Nansen interrupted his research in 1905 to urge the independence of Norway from Sweden and, after the dissolution of the Union, served as his country's minister to Great Britain until May of 1908.
Nansen arranged an exchange of about 1,250,000 Greeks living on Turkish soil for about 500,000 Turks living in Greece, with appropriate indemnification and provisions for giving them the opportunity for a new start in life.
Nansen's fifth great humanitarian effort, at the invitation of the League in 1925, was to save the remnants of the Armenian people from extinction.
www.nobel.se /peace/laureates/1922/nansen-bio.html   (1486 words)

  
 Fridtjof Nansen: A Biography
Fridtjof Nansen's interests and talents were so diverse that it was no easy task to select a course of study when he entered the University of Christiania.
The six years Nansen spent in Bergen were devoted to hard study, not outdoors as he had hoped, but in the laboratory.
Despite his keen interest in national defence - Nansen became the president of the defence association of Norway in 1915 - disarmament was an issue of burning importance to him.
www.explorenorth.com /library/bios/nansen-fridtjof.html   (4516 words)

  
 Nansen
From a Norwegian point of view, he was very much the right man at the right time: boosting the self-confidence of the nation by his successes as an explorer, playing a key role in establishing its independence from Sweden, and finally putting it on the map of international politics.
There is a very good short biography of Nansen readily available on the Internet.
Nansen and Johansen reach 86º14'N, the closest to the Pole a human being had ever been.
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