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The Fridtjof Nansen Institute is named after the Norwegian polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930). It is housed in Polh√łgda, Nansen's mansion from 1901 to 1930 The North Pole is the northernmost point on the Earth. ... Fridtjof Nansen Fridtjof 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. ...


The institute is an independent foundation with a multi-disciplinary approach, engaged in research on international environmental, energy, and resource management politics, with main emphases on political science, economics, and international law. An environment is a complex of surrounding circumstances, conditions, or influences in which a thing is situated or is developed, or in which a person or organism lives, modifying and determining its life or character. ... This article is confusing for some readers, and needs to be edited for clarity. ...


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  • official website of the Institute

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Fridtjof Nansen Summary (2042 words)
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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