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.
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