Puneet Varma

1941 in Norway

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1941 in Norway
Decades:  1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s

Events in the year 1941 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Government in Exile (in London)
  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Johan Nygaardsvold (Labour Party)
  • German Military Governor
  • Reichskommissar in Norway - Josef Terboven
  • Events

  • 4 March – British Commandos carry out a successful raid on the Lofoten Islands.
  • 21 May – A theatre strike starts in Oslo, spreading to Bergen and Trondheim from the next day, and lasts for five weeks.
  • 27 December – British Commandos raid the port of Vaagso, causing Hitler to reinforce the garrison and defenses, drawing vital troops away from other areas.
  • Friheten, a weekly newspaper published by the Norwegian Communist Party, is founded illegally.
  • Literature

  • Thorbjørn Egner - Truls og Kari: en liten bok for store og små
  • Notable births

  • 5 January - Kjell Almskog, businessperson
  • 12 January - John Bjørnebye, diplomat
  • 29 January - Leif Måsvær, politician
  • 24 February - Kari Onstad, singer and actress
  • 13 March - Torgeir Garmo, politician
  • 17 March - Magnus Stangeland, politician
  • 20 March - Atle Kittang, literary researcher and literary critic (died 2013).
  • 25 March - Gudmund Hernes, politician and Minister
  • 3 April - Erik Mollatt, businessperson
  • 8 April - Jan Christiansen, international soccer player and coach
  • 9 April - Ivar Lykke, architect
  • 17 April - Petter Thomassen, politician and Minister (died 2003)
  • 20 April - Åshild Hauan, politician
  • 29 April - Kjell Engebretsen, politician
  • 1 May - Magne Thomassen, speed skater and Olympic silver medallist
  • 17 May - Helge Hveem, political scientist and politician
  • 29 May - Inger Aufles, cross country skier and Olympic gold medallist
  • 5 June - Gjermund Eggen, cross country skier and World Champion
  • 19 June - Finn Wagle, bishop
  • 20 June - Odd Bondevik, bishop
  • 14 July - Ivar Nordkild, biathlete and World Champion
  • 16 July - Dag Solstad, novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist
  • 22 July - Ole Jørgen Benedictow, historian
  • 12 August - Egil Tynæs, medical doctor, killed in Afghanistan (died 2004)
  • 21 August - Andreas Hamnes, politician
  • 23 August - Odd Reinsfelt, politician
  • 31 August - Knut Faldbakken, novelist
  • 17 September - Nils Arne Eggen, international soccer player and manager
  • 18 September - Inger-Marie Ytterhorn, politician
  • 2 October - Oddbjørn Snøfugl, politician
  • 26 October - Torgeir Brandtzæg, ski jumper and Olympic bronze medallist
  • 27 October - Gerd Brantenberg, author, teacher and feminist writer
  • 7 November - Lise Skjåk Bræk, textile artist
  • 9 November - Harald Berg, international soccer player
  • 11 November - Hans J. Røsjorde, politician
  • 19 November - Ragna Berget Jørgensen, politician
  • 18 December - Dagfinn Habberstad, trade unionist and civil servant
  • Full date unknown

  • Gro Pedersen Claussen, ceramic and textile designer
  • Jørgen Haugan, author and lecturer
  • Carl Høgset, choral conductor
  • Steinar Killi, civil servant
  • Arne Simonsen, civil servant
  • Notable deaths

  • 9 January (in England) - Ragnar Vik, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (born 1893).
  • 24 January - Finn Blakstad, farmer and politician (born 1865)
  • 1 August - Waldemar Ager, newspaperman and author in America (born 1869)
  • 10 September - Viggo Hansteen, lawyer and politician, executed (born 1900)
  • 10 September - Rolf Wickstrøm, labour activist, executed (born 1912)
  • 15 November - Fredrik Stang, politician and Minister (born 1867)
  • 3 December - Christian Sinding, composer (born 1856)
  • 27 December - Martin Linge, actor and military commander (born 1894)
  • Full date unknown

  • Adolf Agthe, architect (born 1863)
  • Bernt Holtsmark, politician (born 1859)
  • Ole Konrad Ribsskog, politician (born 1886)
  • References

    1941 in Norway Wikipedia


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