2017-10-10 05:11:18 UTC
"10 października 2017
Fridtjof Nansen – 156 rocznica urodzin
As World War I took hold in 1914, Nansen was forced to halt his
explorations and focus on research at home. However, by 1920, his
interests 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 stateless
refugees to emigrate and resettle. Nansen was awarded the Nobel Peace
Prize in 1922 for helping those without a voice find a home.
Fridtjof Nansen began his career by shattering the boundaries of human
exploration, and he brought the same courage and tenacity to his fight to
Happy 156th Birthday, Fridtjof!"