1861 – Born on the 10th of October in Christiania, Norway.
1882 – He made his first voyage to Greenland waters in a Sealing Ship.
1888 – He succeeded in crossing the Greenland Icefield.
1893 – He sailed to the Arctic in the "Fram".
1896 – He was awarded the Grand Cross of The Royal Norwegian.
1917 – He convinced the allies to allow essential food supplies to be brought through their blockade.
1920 – He sent home many prisoners of war, most being in Russia.
1921 – He did some more Humanitarian work.
1922 – He won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a League of Nations High Commissioner.
1930 – Died on the 13th of May in Lysaker, Norway.