Kristian Prestrud

1881 - 1927

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Kristian Prestrud (22 October 1881 – 11 November 1927) was a Norwegian naval officer and polar explorer who participated in Amundsen's South Pole expedition between 1910 and 1912. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kristian Prestrud has received more than 25,778 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Kristian Prestrud is the 414th most popular explorer (down from 307th in 2019), the 344th most popular biography from Norway (down from 212th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Norwegian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Kristian Prestrud ranks 414 out of 498Before him are François Levaillant, Theodor Kotschy, Lars Christensen, Tobias Furneaux, Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen, and Man of the Hole. After him are Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, Richard Maack, Alexander Burnes, Valerian Albanov, Lachlan Macquarie, and Boyd Alexander.

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Among people born in 1881, Kristian Prestrud ranks 183Before him are Robert Esnault-Pelterie, Juan José de Amézaga, Gunnar Setterwall, Jim Bellamy, Alexandre Lippmann, and Louella Parsons. After him are Alfredo Gollini, Valerian Albanov, Ricardo Samper, William Clothier, Howard Valentine, and Dimitrana Ivanova. Among people deceased in 1927, Kristian Prestrud ranks 122Before him are Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson, J. B. Bury, Vincenzo Cerulli, Feliciano Viera, Kenjirō Tokutomi, and Franz Mertens. After him are Reginald Dyer, Klaus Berntsen, Ricardo Güiraldes, Ludwig Adolph Timotheus Radlkofer, Marcus Loew, and Pedro Nel Ospina Vázquez.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Kristian Prestrud ranks 344 out of 1,039Before him are Lars Christensen (1884), Morten Tyldum (1967), Anne Stine Ingstad (1918), Vera Henriksen (1927), Thorbjørn Svenssen (1924), and Gunnar Sønsteby (1918). After him are Egil Olsen (1942), Konrad Hirsch (1900), Ivar Formo (1951), Sam Eyde (1866), Jan Axel Blomberg (1969), and Stein Eriksen (1927).

Among EXPLORERS In Norway

Among explorers born in Norway, Kristian Prestrud ranks 23Before him are Thorvald Asvaldsson (950), Grímur Kamban (801), Knut Haugland (1917), Olav Bjaaland (1873), Finn Ronne (1899), and Lars Christensen (1884). After him are Sverre Hassel (1876), Tryggve Gran (1888), and Erling Kagge (1963).