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1898 in Norway

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1898 in Norway
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Events in the year 1898 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Oscar II
  • Prime Minister: Francis Hagerup (until 17 February), then Johannes Steen
  • Events

  • 12 January – The National Association for Women's Suffrage is founded by Gina Krog and Hagbard Emanuel Berner
  • 28 February – Melhus IL sports club is founded in Melhus
  • 31 May – A/S Holmenkolbanen open the Holmenkollen Line to Besserud
  • 1 June – HNoMS Storm is launched, one of the oldest ships still in front line service in the Second World War
  • 14 September – Nordal Church in Norddalsfjord is consecrated
  • 27 September – Snillfjord Church is consecrated by Johannes Skaar
  • 30 December – Stryn TIL sports club is founded in Stryn
  • Arts and literature

  • 24 January – Daily newspaper Bladet Tromsø is first printed in Tromsø
  • 26 June – Edvard Grieg holds Norway's first music festival in Bergen
  • August The longest running Northern Sami newspaper, Nuorttanaste, is first printed in Bodø
  • Olaus Alvestad publishes the songbook Norsk Songbok for Ungdomsskular og Ungdomslag
  • The political newspapers Budstikka and Søndfjords Avis are founded
  • Notable births

  • 12 January – Jacob Erstad, gymnast (died 1963)
  • 19 January – Harald Økern, Nordic combined skier (died 1977)
  • 25 January – Sveinung O. Flaaten, politician (died 1962)
  • 1 February – Roald Larsen, speed skater and Olympic silver medallist (died 1959)
  • 13 February – Albert Andreas Mørkved, politician (died 1990)
  • 19 February – Arnold Carl Johansen, politician (died 1957)
  • 2 March – Erling Aastad, long jumper and sprinter (died 1963)
  • 2 March – Nils Thune, politician (died 1988)
  • 8 March – Per Almaas, politician (died 1991)
  • 8 March – Per Næsset, politician (died 1970)
  • 25 March – Einar Landvik, Nordic skier (died 1993)
  • 31 March – Tora Øyna, politician (died 1991)
  • 7 April – Jacob Tullin Thams, skier (died 1954)
  • 17 April – Birger Grønn, engineer and resistance member (died 1988).
  • 20 April – Johan Johannesen, track and field athlete (died 1979)
  • 8 May – Erling Gjone, architect (died 1990).
  • 18 May – Einar Stang, painter and illustrator (died 1984).
  • 19 May – Bjart Ording, horse rider and Olympic silver medallist (died 1975)
  • 14 June – Kristian Alfred Hammer, politician (died 1965)
  • 19 June – Olav Dalgard, filmmaker and literature and art historian (died 1980)
  • 24 June – Bjarne Støtvig, politician (died 1982)
  • 25 June – Anders Lundgren, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1964)
  • 26 June – Ole Reistad, military officer and pentathlete (died 1949)
  • 3 July - Kristian Rønneberg, politician (died 1982)
  • 9 July - Johannes S. Andersen, resistance fighter (died 1968)
  • 5 August – Reidar Magnus Aamo, politician (died 1972)
  • 10 August – Ivar Kornelius Eikrem, politician (died 1994)
  • 10 August – Rolf Hofmo, politician and sports official (died 1966)
  • 23 August – Sigrid Boo, novellist (died 1953)
  • 27 August – Carl Otto Løvenskiold, businessperson (died 1969)
  • 15 September – Bjørn Hougen, archaeologist (died 1976)
  • 19 September – Erik Rotheim, chemical engineer and inventor of the aerosol spray can (died 1938)
  • 2 October – Trond Hegna, journalist and politician (died 1992)
  • 18 October – John Ditlev-Simonsen, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (died 1967)
  • 22 October – Inge Lyse, engineer and resistance member (died 1990)
  • 22 October – Bjørn Skjærpe, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist
  • 20 November – Einar Stavang, politician (died 1992)
  • 29 November – Aagot Børseth, actor (died 1993)
  • 2 December – Henry Jacobsen, politician (died 1964)
  • 3 December – Asbjørn Halvorsen, international soccer player and general secretary of the Norwegian Football Association (died 1955)
  • 8 December – Christopher Dahl, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1966)
  • 29 December – Randi Anda, politician (died 1999)
  • Full date unknown

  • Conrad Bonnevie-Svendsen, priest and politician (died 1983)
  • Rolf Gammleng, violinist and organizational leader (died 1984).
  • Sonja Hagemann, literary historian and literary critic (died 1983)
  • Odd Hølaas, journalist and writer (died 1968)
  • Sverre Munck, businessperson (died 1970)
  • Rolf Østbye, businessperson (died 1979)
  • Sverre Petterssen, meteorologist (died 1974)
  • Leif J. Sverdrup, civil engineer and military officer in America (died 1976)
  • Notable deaths

  • 5 January – Valdemar Knudsen, sugar cane plantation pioneer in Hawaii (born 1819)
  • 2 February – Johan Christian Johnsen, politician (born 1815)
  • 7 September – Karl Hals, businessperson and politician (born 1822)
  • Full date unknown

  • Hans Rasmus Astrup, politician (born 1831)
  • Axel Gudbrand Blytt, botanist (born 1843)
  • Laura Gundersen, actor (born 1832)
  • Nils Pedersen Igland, farmer and politician (born 1833)
  • Holm Hansen Munthe, architect (born 1848)
  • Johan Jørgen Schwartz, politician and businessperson (born 1824)
  • References

    1898 in Norway Wikipedia


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