Puneet Varma

1921 in Norway

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1921 in Norway
Decades:  1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s

Events in the year 1921 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Events

  • 6 May - A general strike begins in Norway.
  • 17 September - the Dovre Line was opened.
  • 18 September - Nidareid train disaster on the Trondhjem-Størenbanen railway line. Six people were killed in this, the first serious passenger train accident in Norway
  • The 1921 Parliamentary election takes place.
  • Notable births

  • 5 January - Odd Højdahl, trade unionist, politician and Minister (died 1994)
  • 6 January - Hans Aardal, politician (died 1995)
  • 15 January - Kristian Ottosen, writer and public servant (died 2006)
  • 4 February - Valter Gabrielsen, politician (died 1999)
  • 27 February - Eigil Gullvåg, newspaper editor and politician (died 1991)
  • 9 March - Wanda Hjort Heger, social worker
  • 21 March - Vibeke Lunde, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (died 1962)
  • 24 March - Kjell Stormoen, actor, scenographer and theatre director
  • 25 March - Fredrik Jensen, decorated soldier in the German Waffen SS
  • 6 April - Erland Asdahl, politician (died 1988)
  • 7 April - Erling Sandene, judge and civil servant
  • 9 April - Asbjørn Antoni Holm, politician (died 2001)
  • 23 April - Ola H. Kveli, politician (died 2003)
  • 9 May - Sverre Moen, politician (died 1987)
  • 14 May - Arve Opsahl, film and stage actor, singer and stand-up comedian (died 2007)
  • 16 May - Odd With, politician (died 2006)
  • 27 May - Thor Lund, politician (died 1999)
  • 5 June - Rolf Gjermundsen, politician (died 1994)
  • 11 June - Einar Hole Moxnes, politician and Minister (died 2006)
  • 15 June - Harald Sverre Olsen, politician
  • 27 June – Frank Weylert, actor and singer.
  • 30 June - Gunvor Hofmo, writer and poet (died 1995)
  • 10 July – Eva Kløvstad, resistance leader.
  • 11 July - Petter Hugsted, ski jumper and Olympic gold medallist (died 2000)
  • 13 July - Carl Monssen, rower and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1992)
  • 15 August - Nils Christensen, aircraft engineer
  • 23 September - Annemarie Lorentzen, politician and Minister (died 2008)
  • 28 September - Åge Ramberg, politician (died 1991)
  • 8 October - Odd Mæhlum, javelin thrower (died 2011).
  • 10 October - Gunnar Thoresen, bobsledder (died 1972)
  • 17 October – Edel Hætta Eriksen, schoolteacher and politician.
  • 11 November - Trygve Olsen, politician (died 1979)
  • 27 November - Aud Alvær, politician (died 2000)
  • 28 November - Olav Hagen, cross country skier and Olympic bronze medallist.
  • Full date unknown

  • Gunnar S. Gundersen, painter (died 1983)
  • Vidkunn Hveding, politician and Minister (died 2001)
  • Johan Jørgen Ugland, businessman (died 2010)
  • Notable deaths

  • 8 February - Francis Hagerup, lawyer, diplomat, politician and twice Prime Minister of Norway (born 1853)
  • 25 February - Elizabeth Fedde, Lutheran Deaconess who established the Norwegian Relief Society (born 1850)
  • 25 July - Peder Nilsen, politician and Minister (born 1846)
  • 19 September - Erik Glosimodt, architect (born 1881)
  • Full date unknown

  • Lars Kristian Abrahamsen, politician and Minister (born 1855)
  • Nils S. Dvergsdal, politician (born 1842)
  • Waldemar Hansteen, architect (born 1857)
  • Gjert Holsen, politician (born 1855)
  • References

    1921 in Norway Wikipedia


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