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1872 in Norway

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1872 in Norway
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Events in the year 1872 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch: Charles IV (until 18 September), then Oscar II
  • Events

  • 18 September – King Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
  • 7 October - The railway line Drammenbanen between Oslo and Drammen is opened.
  • Oslo Vestbanestasjon (Oslo V) opens.
  • Notable births

  • 7 January - Olaf Sæther, rifle shooter and Olympic gold medallist (died 1945)
  • 9 January - Ivar Lykke, politician and Prime Minister of Norway (died 1949)
  • 6 March - Johan Bojer, novelist and dramatist (died 1959)
  • 7 April - Hendrik Christian Andersen, sculptor, painter and urban planner in America (died 1940)
  • 29 April - Eyvind Alnæs, composer, pianist, organist and choir director (died 1932)
  • 7 May - Peder Østlund, speed skater (died 1939)
  • 28 May - Otto Bahr Halvorsen, politician and twice Prime Minister of Norway (died 1923)
  • 9 June - Olaf Bryn, politician (died 1948)
  • 10 June - Harald Natvig, rifle shooter and Olympic gold medallist (died 1947)
  • 5 July - Sten Abel, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (died 1942)
  • 16 July - Roald Amundsen, polar explorer, led the first Antarctic expedition to reach the South Pole (died 1928)
  • 3 August - Haakon VII, King of Norway (died 1957)
  • 19 September - Ragnvald Hvoslef, politician (died 1944)
  • 25 September – Anna Sethne, educator (died 1961).
  • 8 October - Kristine Bonnevie, biologist and Norway's first female professor (died 1948)
  • 14 October - Ole Østervold, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1936)
  • 17 November - Edvard Engelsaas, speed skater and world champion
  • Full date unknown

  • Andreas Baalsrud, engineer (died 1961)
  • Ingolf Elster Christensen, politician (died 1943)
  • Oskar Fredriksen, speed skater (died 1920)
  • Einar Halvorsen, speed skater (died 1964)
  • Gustav Henriksen, businessperson (died 1939)
  • Hjalmar Holand, historian (died 1963)
  • Olav Kavli, businessperson and cheese scientist
  • Anders Venger, politician and Minister (died 1935)
  • Hans Westfal-Larsen, ship-owner
  • References

    1872 in Norway Wikipedia


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