Bernt Balchen bio

Birth Name: Bernt Balchen

Occupation: Pilot

Place Of Birth: Norway

Date Of Birth: October 23, 1899

Date Of Death: October 17, 1973

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Bernt Balchen was born on the 23rd of October, 1899. He was known for being a Pilot. Decorated U.S. Army pilot who was the first man to fly over the South Pole.

Bernt Balchen was born in Norway. He was a championship boxer who participated in the 1920 Olympic Games (held in his native Norway). Just nine years later, he embarked upon his historic South Pole flight. He organized a World War II-era resistance operation that allowed 5,000 of his countrymen to escape the Nazi occupation.

Bernt Balchen was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bernt Balchen was born in 1890s.

Bernt Balchen is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Bernt Balchen’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bernt Balchen’s parents.

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Bernt Balchen was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Bernt Balchen
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Bernt Balchen was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Bernt Balchen was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Bernt Balchen had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Bernt Balchen’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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