Roald Amundsen, the great adventurer. Born in Borge, 1872.
Roald Amundsen was born in Borge in 1872
Roald Amundsen was an explorer. He sailed through the North West Passage in 1903 and went to the South Pole in 1911. He was the first man to reach both the North Pole and the South pole. Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen were the symbol of a new nation since the independance from Sweden in 1905. You may visit his birthplace. Please contact the Tourist Office for more information. The house is open for meetings/conferenses.