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1879 in Norway

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1879 in Norway
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Decades:  1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s

Events in the year 1879 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch: Oscar II
  • Arts and literature

  • Henrik Ibsen (while living in Italy) publishes A Doll’s House
  • January to June

  • 26 January - Birger Braadland, politician (died 1966)
  • 5 March - Rachel Grepp, journalist and politician (died 1961)
  • 24 March – Leiv Heggstad, educator, linguist and translator (died 1954).
  • 11 April - Øistein Schirmer, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (died 1947)
  • 29 April - Henrik Ameln, jurist and politician (died 1961)
  • 23 May - Kjeld Stub Irgens, sea captain and collaborator minister (died 1963)
  • 27 May - Per Reidarson, composer and music critic (died 1954)
  • 27 June - Martin Tranmæl, socialist leader (died 1967)
  • July to September

  • 5 August - Ole Hallesby, Lutheran neo-orthodox pietist (died 1961)
  • 6 August - Kyrre Grepp, politician (died 1922)
  • 6 September - Knud Leonard Knudsen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (died 1954)
  • 6 September - Johan Nygaardsvold, politician and Prime Minister of Norway (died 1952)
  • 14 September - Andreas Brecke, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1952)
  • 29 September - Nils Bertelsen, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1958)
  • 30 September - Johan Falkberget, author (died 1967)
  • October to December

  • 1 October - Lauritz Sand, resistance fighter (died 1956)
  • 5 October - Halfdan Cleve, composer (died 1951)
  • 21 October - Torkell Vinje, politician (died 1955)
  • 20 November - Martin Stenersen, sport shooter (died 1968)
  • 27 November - Gil Andersen, motor racing driver in America (died 1935)
  • 29 November - Nils Trædal, cleric, politician and Minister (died 1948)
  • 6 December - Rudolf Gundersen, speed skater (died 1946)
  • Full date unknown

  • Anders Fjelstad, politician (died 1955)
  • Deaths

  • 5 February - Halvor Schou, industrialist (born 1823)
  • 8 April - Christian Cornelius Paus, lawyer, civil servant and politician (born 1800)
  • 2 September - Johan Collett Falsen, jurist and politician (born 1817)
  • Full date unknown

  • Jan Henrik Nitter Hansen, businessman and politician (born 1801)
  • Henrik Krohn, poet, magazine editor and proponent for Nynorsk language (born 1826)
  • References

    1879 in Norway Wikipedia


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