Fridtjof Nansen in the Orphanage of Alexandropol

Fridtjof Nansen in the Orphanage of Alexandropol – Soviet Armenia – 1925

In 1925, during a visit to one of the orphanages in Alexandropol (Gyumri) in Soviet Armenia, Norwegian scientist, diplomat, and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen became acquainted with the conditions of child care. The High Commissioner of the League of Nations for Refugees at that time, Nansen arrived in Armenia to study the issue of accommodating Armenian …

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