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1918 in Norway

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1918 in Norway
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Events in the year 1918 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Events

  • Norsk Hydro's artificial fertilizer production at Glomfjord is bought by the Norwegian government. In 1947 it is leased back to Hydro. This activity is today Yara International.
  • The 1918 Parliamentary election takes place.
  • Sport

  • Gunnar Andersen, international soccer player and ski jumper, becomes the first to receive the Egebergs Ærespris, an award presented to Norwegian athletes who excel at two (or more) different sports
  • Notable births

  • 2 January - Odd Vattekar, politician (died 1992)
  • 11 January - Gunnar Sønsteby, resistance fighter, the most highly decorated person in Norway
  • 27 January - Lars Ulgenes, shot putter
  • 30 January - André Bjerke, writer and poet (died 1985)
  • 1 February - Elsa Rastad Bråten, politician (died 1999)
  • 11 February - Anne Stine Ingstad, archaeologist (died 1997)
  • 16 February - Karsten Konow, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (died 1943)
  • 20 March - Oddvar Berrefjord, jurist, politician and Minister (died 1999)
  • 14 April - Margit Tøsdal, politician (died 1993)
  • 6 May - Eva Kolstad, politician and Minister (died 1999)
  • 19 May – Olav Bø, folklorist (died 1998).
  • 25 May - Peder Lunde, sailor and Olympic silver medallist
  • 25 May - Fredrik Kayser, resistance fighter (died 2009)
  • 10 June - Gerd Kirste, politician
  • 21 June - Kasper Idland, resistance member (died 1968)
  • 2 July - Odd Sagør, politician and Minister (died 1993)
  • 4 July - Rolf Søder, actor (died 1998)
  • 9 July - Tor Tank-Nielsen, businessperson
  • 12 July - Kåre Stokkeland, politician (died 1985)
  • 2 August - Gunvald Tomstad, resistance fighter (died 1970)
  • 18 August – Per Hafslund, zoologist, educator and broadcasting person (died 1990).
  • 19 August - Bjørn Egge, military officer (died 2007)
  • 8 September - Kjølv Egeland, politician (died 1999)
  • 18 September – Berit Brænne, actress and children's writer (died 1976).
  • 8 October - Halfdan Hegtun, radio personality, comedian, writer and former politician
  • 15 October – Rolf Schjerven, politician (died 1978).
  • 27 October - Jens-Anton Poulsson, military officer
  • 9 November - Aslaug Fredriksen, politician (died 2000)
  • 9 November - Sverre Granlund, commando (died 1943)
  • 13 November - Karl Aasland, politician (died 1982)
  • 24 November - Torstein Grythe, founder and conductor of the Sølvguttene boys choir (died 2009)
  • 8 December - Hans Børli, poet and writer (died 1989)
  • 8 December - Carsten Byhring, actor (died 1990)
  • Full date unknown

  • Otto Chr. Bastiansen, physicist and chemist (died 1995)
  • Kåre Berven Fjeldsaa, ceramics designer (died 1991)
  • Kari Nyquist, ceramicist
  • Einar Skinnarland, resistance fighter (died 2002)
  • Notable deaths

  • 26 February - Otto Jensen, bishop, politician and Minister (born 1856)
  • 25 August - Karl Haagensen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (born 1871)
  • Full date unknown

  • Anders Heyerdahl, violinist, composer and folk music collector (born 1832)
  • Hans Mustad, businessperson (born 1837)
  • Dan Weggeland, artist (born 1827)
  • References

    1918 in Norway Wikipedia


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