Hjalmar Johansen

1867 - 1913

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Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen (15 May 1867 – 3 January 1913) was a Norwegian polar explorer. He participated on the first and third Fram expeditions. He shipped out with the Fridtjof Nansen expedition in 1893–1896, and accompanied Nansen to notch a new Farthest North record near the North Pole. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hjalmar Johansen has received more than 100,373 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Hjalmar Johansen is the 158th most popular explorer (up from 198th in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from Norway (up from 130th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Norwegian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Hjalmar Johansen ranks 158 out of 405Before him are Gaspar Corte-Real, Anthony van Diemen, Rodrigo de Triana, Isabelle Eberhardt, Oscar Wisting, and Carsten Borchgrevink. After him are James Weddell, Hendrik Brouwer, Ahmad ibn Rustah, Pedro Mascarenhas, Gerónimo de Aguilar, and Nikolai Rezanov.

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Among people born in 1867, Hjalmar Johansen ranks 58Before him are Carl Laemmle, Masaoka Shiki, Marcel Schwob, Emil Krebs, Jeanne Lanvin, and Mikhail Eisenstein. After him are Antti Aarne, Arthur Rackham, Julien Benda, Henri Gouraud, Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, and Hiranuma Kiichirō. Among people deceased in 1913, Hjalmar Johansen ranks 29Before him are Mahmud Shevket Pasha, Mariano Rampolla, Infanta Antónia of Portugal, Empress Dowager Longyu, David Popper, and Reginald Lee. After him are Song Jiaoren, Ğabdulla Tuqay, John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, Louis Paul Cailletet, Aurel Vlaicu, and Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Hjalmar Johansen ranks 110 out of 735Before him are Oscar Wisting (1871), Carsten Borchgrevink (1864), Johan Nygaardsvold (1879), Axel Paulsen (1855), Varg Vikernes (1973), and Christian Sinding (1856). After him are Nordahl Grieg (1902), Thorvald Stoltenberg (1931), Hans Gude (1825), Einar Gerhardsen (1897), Henrik Wergeland (1808), and Sigurd Slembe (1100).

Among EXPLORERS In Norway

Among explorers born in Norway, Hjalmar Johansen ranks 11Before him are Ingólfr Arnarson (850), Ohthere of Hålogaland (900), Otto Sverdrup (1854), Naddodd (900), Oscar Wisting (1871), and Carsten Borchgrevink (1864). After him are Knut Haugland (1917), Jens Munk (1579), Helmer Hanssen (1870), Helge Ingstad (1899), Carl Anton Larsen (1860), and Olav Bjaaland (1873).