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Roald Amundsen
* 1872 in Borge/Noeway

+ 1928 nahe der Bäreninsel


Roald Amundsen

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions.
As the leader of the Antarctic expedition of 1910–12, which was the first to reach the South Pole, on 14 December 1911.
In 1926, he was the first expedition leader for the air expedition to the North Pole,
making him the first person, without dispute, to reach both poles.
In June 1928, while taking part in a rescue mission for the airship Italia, the plane he was in disappeared

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