Henry Larsen (explorer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Henry Larsen (explorer)

Canadian explorer

Date of Birth: 30-Sep-1899

Place of Birth: Hvaler, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 29-Oct-1964

Profession: explorer

Nationality: Canada, Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Henry Larsen (explorer)

  • Henry Asbjørn Larsen (September 30, 1899 – October 29, 1964) was a Canadian Arctic explorer.
  • Larsen was born on a small island, Herføl, south of Fredrikstad in Norway.
  • Like his hero, Roald Amundsen, he became a seaman.
  • Larsen immigrated to Canada, and became a British subject in 1927 (Canadian citizen in 1947).
  • In 1928, he joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

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