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1911 in Norway

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1911 in Norway
Decades:  1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s

Events in the year 1911 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Events

  • 14 December - Roald Amundsen's Norwegian expedition becomes the first to reach the South Pole.
  • Norsk Hydro's second plant opens at Rjukan, four years after its first plant at Notodden.
  • Sport

  • 19 June - Molde FK football club is founded.
  • January to March

  • 1 January - Håkon Melberg, linguist (died 1990)
  • 11 January - Harald Heide Steen, actor (died 1980)
  • 12 January – Halvor J. Sandsdalen, farmer, journalist, poet, novelist, playwright and children's writer (died 1998).
  • 16 January - Arne Tuft, cross country skier (died 1989)
  • 20 January - Andreas Wormdahl, politician (died 2001)
  • 28 January - Sverre Engen, skier, ski coach, ski area manager and film-maker in America (died 2001)
  • 12 February - Charles Mathiesen, speed skater and Olympic gold medallist (died 1994).
  • 3 March - Kristian Henriksen, international soccer player, coach (died 2004).
  • 5 March - Nils Eriksen, international soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1975).
  • April to June

  • 6 April - Per Tønder, politician
  • 10 April - Kåre Christiansen, bobsledder (died 1964)
  • 13 April - Thorstein Treholt, politician and Minister (died 1993)
  • 14 April - Astrid Løken, entomologist (died 2008)
  • 20 April - Reidar Andersen, ski jumper and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1991).
  • 25 April - Hans Beck, ski jumper and Olympic silver medallist (died 1996).
  • 18 May - Ole Myrvoll, professor in economy, politician and Minister (died 1988)
  • 19 May - Petter Pettersson, Jr., politician (died 1984)
  • 27 May - Torolf Elster, newspaper and radio journalist, magazine editor, novelist, crime writer and short story writer (died 2006)
  • 3 June - Olav Økern, cross country skier and Olympic bronze medallist (died 2000).
  • July to September

  • 6 July - Odd Rasdal, long distance runner (died 1985)
  • 13 July - Torvald Kvinlaug, politician (died 1977)
  • 18 July - Claus Marius Neergaard, politician (died 1990)
  • 22 August - Edvard Hambro, politician and 25th President of the United Nations General Assembly (died 1977)
  • 23 August - Birger Ruud, ski jumper, twice Olympic gold medallist and three time World Champion (died 1998).
  • 25 August - Ragnar Haugen, boxer (died 1964)
  • 10 September - Frithjof Ulleberg, soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1993).
  • 12 September – Bjørn Fraser, naval and aviation officer.
  • 15 September - Karsten Solheim, golf club designer and businessman in America (died 2000)
  • 20 September - Oddleif Fagerheim, politician (died 1999)
  • 22 September - Inge Einarsen Bartnes, politician (died 1988)
  • 23 September - Herman Hebler, printmaker and graphic artist (died 2007)
  • 28 September - Nils Sønnevik, politician (died 1988)
  • October to December

  • 1 October - Harald Sandvik, military officer.
  • 12 October - Johannes Lislerud, politician (died 1989)
  • 15 October - Margith Johanne Munkebye, politician (died 2000)
  • 2 November - Guri Johannessen, politician (died 1972)
  • 6 November - Harald Nicolai Samuelsberg, politician (died 1986)
  • 9 November - Ebba Lodden, politician (died 1997)
  • 19 November - Harry Haraldsen, speed skater (died 1966)
  • 13 December - Trygve Haavelmo, economist, awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (died 1999)
  • 29 December - Alf Martinsen, soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1988).
  • Full date unknown

  • Henriette Bie Lorentzen, humanist, peace activist, feminist and editor (died 2001)
  • Leif Iversen, politician (died 1989)
  • Reidar Fauske Sognnaes, Dean of Harvard School of Dental Medicine, forensic scientist (died 1984)
  • Deaths

  • 4 January - Oscar Nissen, physician, newspaper editor and politician (born 1843)
  • 30 March - Sven Oftedal, helped found the Lutheran Free Church (born 1844)
  • 14 June - Johan Svendsen, composer, conductor and violinist (born 1840)
  • 2 September - Isak Kobro Collett, politician (born 1867)
  • 30 October - Ulrik Frederik Christian Arneberg, politician (born 1829)
  • Full date unknown

  • Nils Christian Egede Hertzberg, politician and Minister (born 1827)
  • Hans Møller, politician, consul and businessperson (born 1830)
  • Harald Smedal, politician and Minister (born 1859)
  • References

    1911 in Norway Wikipedia


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