Otto Sverdrup

1854 - 1930

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Otto Neumann Knoph Sverdrup (31 October 1854, in Bindal, Helgeland – 26 November 1930) was a Norwegian sailor and Arctic explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Sverdrup has received more than 80,471 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto Sverdrup is the 132nd most popular explorer (down from 122nd in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Norway (down from 81st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Norwegian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Otto Sverdrup ranks 132 out of 405Before him are Adrien de Gerlache, Jean Chardin, Adam Olearius, Emin Pasha, Martin Frobisher, and João Vaz Corte-Real. After him are Mikhail Lazarev, Enrique of Malacca, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Pedro de Mendoza, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, and John Rolfe.

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Among people born in 1854, Otto Sverdrup ranks 27Before him are Salomon August Andrée, John Philip Sousa, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Albert Edelfelt, Léo Taxil, and Alfredo Catalani. After him are Alphonse Allais, Georg Kerschensteiner, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Charles Algernon Parsons, and Takahashi Korekiyo. Among people deceased in 1930, Otto Sverdrup ranks 33Before him are Otto Mueller, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Leopold Auer, Adolf Engler, Giulio Douhet, and Luigi Facta. After him are Yang Kaihui, Jules Pascin, Vladimir Arsenyev, Vasily Bartold, Eugen Goldstein, and Emil Krebs.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Otto Sverdrup ranks 88 out of 735Before him are Max Manus (1914), Margaret, Maid of Norway (1283), Haakon Ericsson (995), Eystein I of Norway (1088), Jan Garbarek (1947), and Kristian Birkeland (1867). After him are Kirsten Flagstad (1895), Atle Selberg (1917), Trygve Gulbranssen (1894), Morten Harket (1959), Herbjørg Wassmo (1942), and Alexander Kielland (1849).

Among EXPLORERS In Norway

Among explorers born in Norway, Otto Sverdrup ranks 7Before him are Roald Amundsen (1872), Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Erik the Red (950), Thor Heyerdahl (1914), Ingólfr Arnarson (850), and Ohthere of Hålogaland (900). After him are Naddodd (900), Oscar Wisting (1871), Carsten Borchgrevink (1864), Hjalmar Johansen (1867), Knut Haugland (1917), and Jens Munk (1579).