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  • (n) Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)


  • Hans Nansen, San Diego Man, Hit By Lightning At Lake Cuyamaca (VIDEO)

    Well this certainly came out of nowhere! Though the sky over Lake Cuyamaca near San Diego, Calif., was beginning to darken on Tuesday when Hans Nansen was filming an approaching storm, there were few warning signs that a bolt of lightning would suddenly shoot from the sky and hit him in the foot , knocking him to the ground.
    on September 10, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post


  1. In one of his actual tweets Monday, Sarkisian reported that "Coach (Johnny) Nansen was on fire in our special-teams meeting this morning."
    on Aug 12, 2009 By: Steve Sarkisian Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "I bet all those dogs loved Nansen like crazy", William Empson wrote of the practice among early polar explorers of eating their dogs as they went along.
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: William Empson Source: Guardian Unlimited

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