Nobile, Umberto, 1885-1978

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1885-01-21
Death 1978-07-30
Italians
English, Italian, Danish

Biographical notes:

Aviator; interviewee d. 1978.

From the description of Reminiscences of Umberto Nobile : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131752

Nobile was an Italian aeronautical engineer who designed airships for use in Arctic exploration. He flew over the North Pole with Lincoln Ellsworth and Roald Amundsen in the Norge in 1926. In 1928 he flew over the North Pole in the Italia but crashed and had to be rescued.

From the description of Paper, 1928-1930. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352275

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Subjects:

  • Air pilots--Interviews
  • Aviation
  • Aeronautics

Occupations:

  • Explorers
  • Aeronautical engineer

Places:

  • North Pole (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)