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1912 in Norway

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1912 in Norway
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Events in the year 1912 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Jens Bratlie
  • Events

  • 7 March - Roald Amundsen announced his success in reaching the South Pole
  • 26 July - Elise Sem was authorized as the first female barrister in Norway
  • Norsk Hydro established artificial fertilizer production at Glomfjord in Nordland. This activity is today Yara International.
  • The 1912 Parliamentary election took place.
  • Births

  • 5 January – Karstein Seland, politician (died 2005)
  • 6 January – Thorleif Lintrup Paus, lawyer and diplomat (died 2006)
  • 27 January – Arne Næss, philosopher (died 2009)
  • 27 January – Lars Holen, politician (died 1994)
  • 4 February – Ola Skjåk Bræk, banker, politician and Minister (died 1999)
  • 14 February – Thorvald Wilhelmsen, long distance runner (died 1996)
  • 14 February – Sigurd Evensmo, author and journalist (died 1978).
  • 17 February – Hans Mikal Solsem, politician (died 1972)
  • 2 April – Eva Haalke, ballet teacher and dancer (died 2003).
  • 8 April – Sonja Henie, figure skater, three time Olympic gold medallist, World Champion and actress (died 1969)
  • 10 April – Sally Olsen, social worker (2006).
  • 14 April – Arne Brustad, international soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1987)
  • 15 April – Henry Karlsen, politician (died 1975)
  • 20 April – Johan A. Vikan, politician (died 1997)
  • 28 April – Øivind Holmsen, international soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1996)
  • 9 May – Per Imerslund, politician, soldier and writer (died 1943)
  • 19 May – Jens Gunderssen, singer, songwriter, actor, stage producer and theatre director (died 1969)
  • 30 June – Alf Gowart Olsen, shipowner (died 1972).
  • 3 July – Kaare Wahlberg, ski jumper and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1988)
  • 4 July – Sverre Heiberg, photographer (died 1991).
  • 12 July – Eugen Haugland, triple jumper (died 1990)
  • 30 July – Alf Tveten, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (died 1997)
  • 20 August – Birger Hatlebakk, industrialist and politician (died 1997)
  • 14 September – Asbjørn Berg-Hansen, boxer (died 1998)
  • 14 September – Johannes Seland, politician (died 1999)
  • 14 September – John Systad, long-distance runner (died 1998)
  • 17 September – David Sandved, architect (died 2001)
  • 2 October – Bjarne Iversen, cross country skier and Olympic silver medallist (died 1999)
  • 7 October – Trygve Owren, politician (died 1987)
  • 12 October – Arne Arnardo, circus performer and owner (died 1995)
  • 18 October – Anders Skauge, politician (died 2000)
  • 19 October – Arne Arnardo, circus performer and owner (died 1995).
  • 26 October – Birger Breivik, politician (died 1996)
  • 10 November – Ove Skaug, engineer and civil servant (died 2005)
  • 9 December – Rolf Wickstrøm, labour activist, executed (died 1941)
  • 12 December – Egil Aarvik, politician (died 1990)
  • 12 December – Thorbjørn Egner, playwright, songwriter and illustrator (died 1990)
  • 12 December – Sverre Walter Rostoft, politician and Minister (died 2001)
  • Full date unknown

  • Peter Bastiansen, businessperson and politician (died 1995)
  • Olav Brunvand, newspaper editor and politician (died 1988)
  • Hans Engen, journalist, diplomat and politician (died 1966)
  • Gunvor Galtung Haavik, interpreter charged with espionage (died 1977)
  • Kåre Jonsborg, painter and textile artist (died 1977)
  • Harald Wergeland, physicist (died 1987)
  • Notable deaths

  • 12 February - Gerhard Armauer Hansen, physician (born 1841)
  • 4 July - Emil Stang, jurist, politician and Prime Minister of Norway (born 1834)
  • 23 July - Haldor Boen, teacher and politician in America (born 1851)
  • 1 August - Jens Jonas Jansen, priest (born 1844)
  • 10 August - Jens Carl Peter Brandt, businessperson and politician (born 1848)
  • Full date unknown

  • Nils Hansteen, painter (born 1855)
  • Ebbe Carsten Horneman Hertzberg, politician (born 1847)
  • Lars Knutson Liestøl, politician and Minister (born 1839)
  • References

    1912 in Norway Wikipedia


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