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1939 in Norway

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1939 in Norway
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Events in the year 1939 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Johan Nygaardsvold (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 17 May - Sweden, Norway, and Finland refuse Germany's offer of non-aggression pacts.
  • 1 June - Oslo Airport, Fornebu is opened.
  • 1 June - Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik is officially opened.
  • 1 September - Norway, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland declare their neutrality.
  • Notable births

  • 1 January - Lars Oftedal Broch, judge
  • 8 January - Laila Kaland, politician (died 2007)
  • 12 January - Dagfinn Ripnes, politician
  • 15 January - Bjørn Hansen, soccer player and coach
  • 17 January - Kari Knudsen, model
  • 4 February - Ola Hunderi, physicist
  • 5 February - Tor Bjerkmann, publisher (died 1999).
  • 13 February - Bjørn Bergvall, sailor and Olympic gold medallist
  • 15 February - Ole Ellefsæter, cross country skier, double Olympic gold medallist and World Champion
  • 16 February - Sigmund Borgundvåg, naval architect
  • 8 March - Ole Danbolt Mjøs, physician and politician, leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
  • 8 March - Per A. Utsi, politician
  • 17 March - Lars Lefdal, politician
  • 23 March - Jannik Lindbæk, businessperson
  • 27 March - Per Ove Width, politician
  • 4 April - Ragnhild Queseth Haarstad, politician and Minister
  • 7 April - Kjell Kaspersen, international soccer player
  • 14 April - Olaf Aurdal, politician
  • 14 April - Dag Kavlie, shipping engineer
  • 17 April - Jan Hoem, demographer
  • 19 April - Solveig Sollie, politician and Minister
  • 20 April - Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway's first female Prime Minister
  • 8 May - Tore A. Liltved, politician (died 2004)
  • 17 May - Ola B. Johannessen, actor, stage producer and theatre director
  • 23 May - Gunnar Breimo, politician
  • 15 July - Eilert Stang Lund, judge
  • 15 July - Ketil Lund, judge
  • 21 July - Magnar Norderhaug, zoologist and ecologist (died 2006)
  • 25 July - Arne L. Haugen, politician
  • 29 July - Jon Istad, biathlete and World Champion
  • 29 July - Georg Johan Jacobsen, politician
  • 30 July - Syver Berge, politician
  • 5 August - Nils Are Øritsland, polar researcher in zoophysiology and ecology (died 2006)
  • 9 August - Odd Børre, pop singer
  • 18 August – Harald Heide-Steen Jr. actor, comedian and singer (died 2008)
  • 18 August - Georg Indrevik, politician
  • 16 September - Jon Hellesnes, philosopher, novelist and essayist
  • 19 September - Babben Enger-Damon, cross country skier, Olympic gold medallist and orienteer
  • 23 September - Rolf Birger Pedersen, football player and coach (died 2001)
  • 25 September - Berit Nøkleby, historian
  • 26 September - Snøfrid Skaare, politician
  • 26 September - Lars Jacob Krogh, journalist (died 2010)
  • 1 October - Astrid Sandvik, alpine skier
  • 2 October - Kristin K. Devold, politician
  • 3 October - Anneliese Dørum, politician (died 2000)
  • 16 October - Sverre Bergh Johansen, diplomat
  • 16 October - Hans Fredrik Dahl, historian, journalist and professor
  • 21 October - Kjell Borgen, politician and Minister (died 1996)
  • 30 October - Gro Gulden, mycologist
  • 16 November - Tor Åge Bringsværd, author, playwright, editor and translator
  • 27 November - Erik Bartnes, farmer and politician
  • 1 December - Halvdan Skard, politician
  • 27 December - Olav Jordet, biathlete, Olympic silver medallist and World Champion
  • Notable deaths

  • 22 January - Peder Østlund, speed skater (born 1872)
  • 2 March - Einar Wang, politician (born 1855)
  • 7 March - Bertrand Narvesen, businessperson (born 1860)
  • 25 June - Olaf Ørvig, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (born 1889)
  • 27 June - Mikal Angell Jacobus Landmark, politician (born 1867)
  • 17 July - Oskar Braaten, novelist and playwright (born 1881)
  • 13 September - Olav Duun, novelist (born 1876)
  • 15 September - Jens Bratlie, politician and Prime Minister of Norway (born 1856)
  • 8 October - Gustav Henriksen, businessperson (born 1872)
  • 2 November - Eivind Heiberg, engineer and railway director (born 1870)
  • 9 December - Nils Erik Flakstad, businessperson and politician (born 1876)
  • 12 December - Olaf Amundsen, politician and Minister (born 1876)
  • 14 December - Peter Torjesen, missionary to China (born 1892)
  • 22 December - Østen Østensen, rifle shooter and Olympic silver medallist (born 1878)
  • 29 December - Johannes Irgens, diplomat, politician and Minister (born 1869)
  • Full date unknown

  • Lars Jorde, painter (born 1865)
  • Elias C. Kiær, businessperson (born 1863)
  • References

    1939 in Norway Wikipedia


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