Who popularized the idea that Santa Claus lives in the North Pole?
- Thomas Nast
Versions of St. Nick appear in many cultures, but the image of a chubby, red-nosed Santa Claus who lives in the North Pole was popularized by American cartoonist Thomas Nast in the mid-19th century. Around this time, many explorers had been trying to reach the Pole, increasing interest in the area among the general public. Source: NPR
- Charles Dickens
- Norman Rockwell
- Hans Christian Andersen