Baldur Fritdjof Fridtjof Nansen

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Baldur Fritdjof Fridtjof Nansen

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Egersund, Rogaland, Norway
Death: April 2, 1885 (67)
Kristiania, Norway
Immediate Family:

Son of Hans Leierdahl Nansen and Wendelia Christiane Louise Møller
Husband of Antoinette Wilhelmine Vèdastine Almee Nansen and Adelaide Johanne Thekla Isidore Wedel-Jarlsberg
Father of Hans Moltke Nansen; Fridtjof Nansen, [dead in infancy; do not merge with famous brother]; Fridtjof Nansen, Nobel Peace Prize, 1922; Alexander Christinus Nansen; Hedvig Nansen and 1 other

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About Baldur Fritdjof Fridtjof Nansen

After suffering a paralytic stroke in 1821 Hans Leierdahl Nansen died, leaving a four-year-old son, Baldur Fridtjof Nansen

Baldur was a lawyer without ambitions for public life, who became Reporter to the Supreme Court of Norway.[n 1] He married twice, the second time to Adelaide Johanne Thekla Isidore Bølling Wedel-Jarlsberg, a niece of Herman Wedel-Jarlsberg who had helped frame the Norwegian constitution of 1814 and was later the Swedish king's Norwegian Viceroy.[4] Baldur and Adelaide settled at Store Frøen, an estate at Aker, a few miles north of Norway's capital city, Christiania (since renamed Oslo). The couple had three children; the first died in infancy, the second, born 10 October 1861, was the explorer Fridtjof Nansen.[5][6]

Life was disrupted when, in the summer of 1877, Adelaide Nansen died suddenly. Distressed, Baldur Nansen sold the Store Frøen property and moved with his two sons to Christiania.[9] (Wikipedia)

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Baldur Fritdjof Fridtjof Nansen's Timeline

December 30, 1817
Egersund, Rogaland, Norway
December 7, 1854
Age 36
January 29, 1859
Age 41
Store Frøen, Oslo, Norway
October 10, 1861
Age 43
Store Frøen, Oslo, Norway
November 18, 1862
Age 44
Store Frøen, Oslo, Norway
April 2, 1885
Age 67
Kristiania, Norway