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Tryggve Gran

1888 - 1980

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Jens Tryggve Herman Gran (20 January 1888 – 8 January 1980) was a Norwegian aviator, polar explorer and author.He was the skiing expert on the 1910–13 Scott Antarctic Expedition and was the first person to fly across the North Sea from Scotland to Norway in a heavier-than-air aircraft in August 1914. During WW1 he joined the Royal Flying Corps and flew night bombing raids on the Western Front, for which he was awarded the Military Cross. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tryggve Gran has received more than 56,082 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Tryggve Gran is the 402nd most popular explorer, the 324th most popular biography from Norway and the 23rd most popular Norwegian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Tryggve Gran ranks 402 out of 405Before him are Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, William Henry Harvey, Robert O'Hara Burke, Carl Koldewey, John Moresby, and Herbert Ponting. After him are Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón, George Back, Lars Christensen, Gombojab Tsybikov, Boyd Alexander, and Mikhail Somov.

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Among people born in 1888, Tryggve Gran ranks 198Before him are František Langer, Anders Haugen, Boris Verlinsky, Martin Benka, Maurice Schilles, and Sándor Pósta. After him are Bob Glendenning, Ferdinand Bie, Stefan Mazurkiewicz, Hank Mann, Roger Ducret, and Charles Winslow. Among people deceased in 1980, Tryggve Gran ranks 218Before him are Jadwiga Jędrzejowska, Anna Jantar, Fumio Gotō, Adolph Deutsch, Vicente de la Mata, and László Szollás. After him are Keijo Liinamaa, Nelson López, Jóhann Hafstein, Barbara Pym, Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson, and Ragnar Gustavsson.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Tryggve Gran ranks 324 out of 927Before him are Inger Hagerup (1905), Per Borten (1913), Halvard Hanevold (1969), Jørn Andersen (1963), Reidar Andersen (1911), and Jan Axel Blomberg (1969). After him are Dag Solstad (1941), Magnar Isaksen (1910), Øivind Holmsen (1912), Ferdinand Bie (1888), Lene Nystrøm (1973), and Yngvar Bryn (1881).

Among EXPLORERS In Norway

Among explorers born in Norway, Tryggve Gran ranks 23Before him are Thekla Resvoll (1871), Sverre Hassel (1876), Kristian Prestrud (1881), Grímur Kamban (801), Olav Bjaaland (1873), and Finn Ronne (1899). After him are Lars Christensen (1884).