Roald Amundsen


Roald Amundsen
Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian man who explored the Arctic and the South Pole. Amundsen was born July 16, 1872- He disappeared in June 1928 while taking part in a rescue mission. Probably he died June 18, 1928.
Amundsen was the first man to reach the South Pole. On December 19, 1911, he came to the South Pole together with his men. The English man Robert Falcon Scott came 35 days later.
He was also the first man known to travel the Northwest Passage.


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