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1903 in Norway

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1903 in Norway
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Events in the year 1903 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch: Oscar II
  • Prime Minister: Otto Blehr, then Francis Hagerup
  • Events

  • 7 April - Fredrikstad Football Club (FFK) is founded
  • 16 June – Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.
  • 10 August – The Oseberg ship, a well-preserved Viking ship from the 9th century, was discovered in a large burial mound at the Oseberg farm near Tønsberg in the Vestfold county.
  • 22 October - Francis Hagerup succeeded Otto Blehr as Prime Minister of Norway
  • The 1903 Parliamentary election takes place.
  • Edvard Grieg, in Paris, became the first Norwegian to make gramophone records
  • Births

  • 5 January - Kirsten Hansteen, politician and Minister, first female member of cabinet in Norway (died 1974)
  • 19 January - Dyre Vaa, sculptor and painter (died 1980)
  • 29 January - Olav Rytter, newspaper editor, radio personality, foreign correspondent, philologist and translator (died 1992)
  • 3 February - Johan Strand Johansen, politician and Minister (died 1970)
  • 25 February - Olav Kjetilson Nylund, politician (died 1957)
  • 17 March - Olav Meisdalshagen, politician and Minister (died 1959)
  • 27 March - Leif Tronstad, scientist, intelligence officer and military organizer (died 1945)
  • 28 March - Hans Kristian Bromstad, politician (died 1971)
  • 24 April - Anders Platou Wyller, philologist and humanist (died 1940)
  • 27 April - Tor Skjønsberg, resistance leader, politician and Minister (died 1993)
  • 28 April - Egil Rasmussen, author, literature critic and musician (died 1964)
  • 2 May - Øivin Fjeldstad, conductor and violinist (died 1983)
  • 19 May - Karl Eugen Hammerstedt, politician (died 1960)
  • 24 May - Gudbrand Bernhardsen Tandberg, politician (died 1949)
  • 26 May - Sverre Helgesen, high jumper (died 1981)
  • 1 June - Hans Vogt, linguist (died 1986)
  • 3 June – Tobias Gedde-Dahl, physician (died 1994).
  • 10 June – Ferdinand Strøm, dentist and a pioneer in developing forensic dentistry in Norway (died 1990).
  • 14 June - Nils Helgheim, politician (died 1982)
  • 17 June - Halvor Bunkholt, politician (died 1978)
  • 25 June - Kai Knudsen, politician (died 1977)
  • 26 June - Iver Johan Unsgård, politician (died 1993)
  • 2 July - Olav V, King of Norway (died 1991)
  • 4 July - Hans Jacob Ustvedt, medical doctor and broadcasting administrator (died 1982)
  • 12 July - Haldis Tjernsberg, politician (died 1972)
  • 31 July - Sigmund Skard, poet, essayist and professor of literature (died 1995)
  • 17 August - Kittill Kristoffersen Berg, politician (died 1983)
  • 17 August - Olav Sunde, javelin thrower and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1985)
  • 29 August - Ole Stenen, Nordic skier, Olympic silver medallist and World Champion (died 1975)
  • 15 September - Trygve Braarud, botanist (died 1985)
  • 24 September – Andreas Martinius Andersen, civil servant.
  • 15 October - Erik Anker, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1994)
  • 7 November - Ståle Kyllingstad, sculptor (died 1987).
  • 20 November - Leif Skagnæs, Nordic combined skier
  • 24 November - Sverre Bernhard Nybø, politician (died 1976)
  • 27 November - Karen Grønn-Hagen, politician and Minister (died 1982)
  • 27 November - Lars Onsager, physical chemist and theoretical physicist, winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (died 1976)
  • 6 December - Kristian Hovde, cross country skier (died 1969)
  • 15 December - Georg Braathe, long distance runner (died 1968)
  • Notable deaths

  • 4 January - Christian Fredrik Sissenèr, property owner and politician (born 1849)
  • 20 March - Carl Anton Bjerknes, mathematician and physicist (born 1825)
  • 17 August - Hans Gude, painter (born 1825)
  • 28 August - Hans Hein Theodor Nysom, politician (born 1845)
  • 10 October - Jacob Thurmann Ihlen, politician (born 1833)
  • 12 October - Olaus Alvestad, educator and newspaper editor (born 1866)
  • 27 October - Erika Nissen, pianist (born 1845)
  • References

    1903 in Norway Wikipedia


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