A biography of the Norwegian explorer, scientist, statesman, and humanitarian whose many Arctic expeditions gathered much information on the geography and condition of the polar area, and who worked as a statesman to maintain Norway's neutrality in World War I and for the establishment of the League of Nations to prevent future wars.
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