- Fridt·jof [frit-yof] /ˈfrɪt yɒf/, 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, zoologist, and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1922.
- Fridtjof (ˈfridjɔf). 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, statesman, and scientist. He crossed Greenland (1888–89) and attempted to reach the North Pole (1893–96), attaining a record 86° 14′ N (1895). He was the League of Nations’ high commissioner for refugees (1920–22): Nobel peace prize 1922