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Roald Amundsen

Roald AmundsenAKA Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen

Born: 16-Jul-1872
Birthplace: Borge, Norway
Died: 18-Jun-1928
Location of death: Arctic Ocean
Cause of death: Accident - Airplane
Remains: Missing (remains not recovered)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Explorer

Nationality: Norway
Executive summary: First to reach South Pole

    Asteroid Namesake 1065 Amundsenia

Author of books:
The South Pole (1912, travelogue)
My Life as an Explorer (1927, memoir)
First Crossing of the Polar Sea (1928, travelogue, with Lincoln Ellsworth)

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