Google Logo For Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Scientist & Skier

Today on Google’s home page in many countries is a special Google logo, aka Doodle, for Fridtjof Nansen. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He was also a champion skier and ice skater, which is why the Doodle has a skier on it.

He was born on October 10, 1861 in Oslo, Norway and passed at the age of 68 on May 13, 1930 in Lysaker, Norway. Here is a list of some of his awards:

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