Salomon August Andrée (born October 18, 1854, Gränna, Småland, Sweden - October 1897, Kvitøya, Norway), Swedish engineer, physicist, balloon pilot and North Pole explorer. In January 1897, he died of carbon monoxide poisoning while trying to reach the North Pole with a hydrogen balloon in Kvitøya. The graves of his and his teammates were found only in 1930 and brought back to their homes and buried again.

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