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1906 in Norway

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1906 in Norway
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Events in the year 1906 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister of Norway - Christian Michelsen
  • Events

  • 22 June - Haakon VII and Maud of Wales are crowned monarch and consort of Norway in the Nidaros Cathedral.
  • The 1906 Parliamentary election takes place.
  • The Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen completed a three-year voyage through the Northwest Passage in the converted herring boat Gjøa, after being trapped in ice for three winters.
  • Sport

  • 28 August - Moss FK football club is founded.
  • Notable births

  • 9 January - Leif Larsen, naval officer (died 1990)
  • 30 January - Greta Nissan, actress (died 1988)
  • 31 January - Jørgen Adolf Lier, politician (died 1994)
  • 17 February – Henrik Selberg, mathematician (died 1993).
  • 1 April - Sigve Lie, sailor and twice Olympic gold medallist (died 1958)
  • 6 April - Bernt Østerkløft, Nordic combined skier (died 1996)
  • 20 April - Johan Jentoft Johansen, politician (died 1973)
  • 29 April - Arthur Arntzen, politician (died 1997)
  • 15 May - Alf Andersen, ski jumper and Olympic gold medallist (died 1975)
  • 29 May - Andreas Holm, politician (died 2003)
  • 5 June - Andreas Holmsen, professor and historian (died 1989)
  • 11 June - Sigurd Marius Johansen, politician (died 1989)
  • 18 June - Nils Handal, politician and Minister (died 1992)
  • 23 June - Holger Albrechtsen, hurdler (died 1992)
  • 13 July - Erling Petersen, economist and politician (died 1992)
  • 19 July - Klaus Egge, composer and music critic (died 1979)
  • 11 August - Haakon Lind, boxer (died 1955)
  • 15 August – Asle Enger, priest (died 2000).
  • 15 August - Gunvor Katharina Eker, politician (died 1980)
  • 16 August - Harald Damsleth, cartoonist, illustrator and ad-man (died 1971)
  • 24 August - Otto Berg, long jumper (died 1991)
  • 9 October - Rolf Hansen, long distance runner (died 1980)
  • 9 October - Haakon Pedersen, speed skater (died 1991)
  • 11 October - Olaf Hansen, boxer (died 1986)
  • 17 October - Brynjulf Bull, lawyer, Supreme Court advocate and politician (died 1993)
  • 13 November - Torborg Nedreaas, author (died 1987)
  • 22 November - Jørgen Juve, international soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1983)
  • 1 December - Jakob Sande, writer, poet and folk singer (died 1967)
  • 8 December - Borghild Bondevik Haga, politician (died 1990)
  • Full date unknown

  • Caroline Mikkelsen, first woman to set foot on Antarctica
  • Arne Skaug, politician and Minister (died 1974)
  • Egil Lindberg, radio officer and intelligence agent (died 1952).
  • Notable deaths

  • 6 April - Alexander Kielland, novelist (born 1849)
  • 14 April - Ole Irgens, politician (born 1829)
  • 23 May - Henrik Ibsen, playwright (born 1828)
  • 5 November - Frits Thaulow, painter (born 1847)
  • Full date unknown

  • Anders Bull, politician and Minister (born 1817)
  • Walter Scott Dahl, politician and Minister (born 1839)
  • References

    1906 in Norway Wikipedia


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