Famous people from South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
Here is a list of famous people from South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. Curious if anybody from South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands made it our most famous people in the world list? Read the aformentioned article in order to find out.
Solveig Gunbjørg Jacobsen
Solveig Gunbjørg Jacobsen was the first person born South of the Antarctic Convergence, in Grytviken, South Georgia. Her father Fridthjof Jacobsen settled in South Georgia in 1904 to become assistant manager, and from 1914 to 1921 manager of the Grytviken whaling station. Jacobsen and his wife Klara Olette Jacobsen had two of their children born on the island. The birth was registered by the resident British Stipendiary Magistrate of South Georgia, James Wilson. She died in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was buried in Molde, Norway. Jacobsen Valley in Vinson Massif, Antarctica is named after Solveig Gunbjørg Jacobsen.