Girish Mahajan

1943 in Norway

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1943 in Norway
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Events in the year 1943 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
  • German Puppet Government in Oslo
  • Minister-President – Vidkun Quisling (National Unification)
  • Events

  • 5 February - The Norwegian submarine HNoMS Uredd is destroyed by a German minefield. The 39 men aboard as well as six Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents are killed in the sinking. The wreck of the submarine was only discovered in 1985.
  • 22 February - The collaborationist Quisling regime approves the Lov om nasjonal arbeidsinnsats (English: Law of national work effort) according to which all men between ages 18–55 and all women between ages 21–40, are required to enlist.
  • 24 February - 158 Norwegian Jews are deported from Norway to German extermination camps.
  • 28 February - Operation Gunnerside: Six Norwegian SOE agents led by Joachim Rønneberg successfully attack the heavy water plant at Vemork.
  • 24 July - An allied air raid completely destroys the aluminium and magnesium plants in Herøya being built by Norsk Hydro in cooperation with Luftwaffe-operated Nordische Aluminium Aktiengesellschaft (Nordag). 55 construction workers are killed.
  • 28 July - MTB 345, a motor torpedo boat operated by the exiled Royal Norwegian Navy, is captured by the Germans off Western Norway. The seven-man Norwegian-British crew was executed in Bergen two days later based on Adolf Hitler's Commando Order
  • 21 September - Operation Source: British midget submarines attack the German battleship Tirpitz, at anchor in the Kåfjord, crippling her for six months.
  • 30 September - the sinking of the Hurtigruten passenger ship Sanct Svithun by Allied aircraft leads to heavy protests from the Norwegian resistance movement.
  • 16 November - 160 American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in Vemork, Norway.
  • 26 December – the German battleship Scharnhorst is sunk off of Norway's North Cape after a battle against major Royal Navy forces.
  • Notable births

  • 11 January - Jon Bakken, politician
  • 13 January - Roald Jensen, international soccer player (died 1987)
  • 19 January - Gro Hillestad Thune, jurist and politician
  • 20 January - Torkjell Berulfsen, television personality
  • 27 January - Steinar Gil, philologist and diplomat
  • 28 January - Håkon Steinar Giil, politician
  • 5 February - Jostein Berntsen, politician
  • 6 February - Asbjørn Kjønstad, professor of law
  • 9 February - Terje Pedersen, javelin thrower
  • 3 March - Trond Mohn, businessperson and philanthropist
  • 14 March – Bjørn Odmar Andersen, footballer (died 2008)
  • 14 March - Ole Daniel Enersen, climber, photographer, journalist, writer and medical historian
  • 16 March - William Nygaard, publisher
  • 20 March - Jon Christensen, jazz percussionist
  • 20 March - Unne Terjesen, model
  • 2 April - Gunnar Stavseth, journalist and politician
  • 6 April - Johs Harviken, cross country skier and Olympic silver medallist
  • 8 April - Gunnar Breivik, sociologist
  • 14 April - Britt Hildeng, politician
  • 18 April - Carl Graff-Wang, handball player
  • 20 April - Per Søderstrøm, handball player
  • 2 May - Arne Paus, visual artist and painter
  • 4 May - Reidar Åsgård, politician
  • 14 May - Johan Ludvik Løvald, diplomat
  • 29 May - Nina Karin Monsen, moral philosopher and author
  • 1 June - Egil Hestnes, politician
  • 22 June - Synnøve Tronsvang, politician
  • 27 June - Kjersti Døvigen, actress
  • 3 July - Svein Sundsbø, businessperson and politician
  • 6 July - Jan Fridthjof Bernt, jurist
  • 6 July - Trond Nordby, historian and political scientist
  • 19 July - Arild Gjengedal, academic and politician
  • 24 July - Hennild Wollstadmo, politician
  • 27 July - Einar Lutro, politician
  • 30 July - Magne Myrmo, cross country skier, Olympic silver medallist and World Champion
  • 4 August - Bjørn Wirkola, ski jumper and World Champion, soccer player
  • 13 August - Dagfinn Hjertenes, politician (died 2006)
  • 16 August - Arnulf Bæk, handball player
  • 29 August - Lars Sigmundstad, politician
  • 3 September - Jorunn Ringstad, politician
  • 30 September - Thore Langfeldt, psychologist and sexologist
  • 3 October - Arne Bjørlykke, geologist
  • 6 October - Trygve Hegnar, investor, publisher and editor.
  • 26 October - Ståle Dyrvik, historian
  • 27 October - Torstein Hansen, handball player
  • 5 November - Kjell Magne Yri, priest, linguist and translator
  • 12 November – Julie Ege, actress and model (died 2008)
  • 1 December - Finn E. Kydland, economist
  • 3 December - Ingmar Ljones, politician
  • 5 December - Eva Joly, magistrate in France
  • 6 December - Mette Ravn, diplomat
  • 7 December – Per Fugelli, professor of medicine.
  • 14 December - Kari Oftedal Lima, politician
  • 15 December - Håvard Holm, civil servant
  • 17 December - Thorbjørn Lie, businessperson and politician (died 2006)
  • 20 December - Svein Longva, economist and civil servant (died 2009)
  • 29 December - Arne Øren, politician
  • 29 December - Helge Pharo, historian
  • Full date unknown

  • Hallvard Bakke, politician and Minister
  • Ola Bauer, novelist and playwright (died 1999)
  • Odd Einar Dørum, politician and Minister
  • Thorleif Enger, businessperson
  • Ståle Eskeland, jurist
  • Einar Førde, politician and Minister (died 2004)
  • Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl, politician
  • Bjøro Håland, country singer
  • Gisle Handeland, politician
  • Olav Hytta, businessperson
  • Mary Synnøve Kvidal, politician and Minister
  • Eldbjørg Løwer, politician
  • Ola H. Metliaas, civil servant and politician (died 2005)
  • Helge Rykkja, author, poet, teacher and politician
  • Notable deaths

  • 9 January - Anathon Aall, academic (born 1867)
  • 18 January - Urban Jacob Rasmus Børresen, rear admiral (born 1857)
  • 10 February - Sverre Granlund, commando (born 1918)
  • 28 February - Leonhard Hess Stejneger, zoologist (born 1851)
  • 1 March - Odd Starheim, resistance fighter and SOE agent (born 1916)
  • 12 March - Gustav Vigeland, sculptor (born 1869)
  • 13 March - Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen, botanist (born 1873)
  • 2 May - Nils Gregoriussen Skilbred, politician (born 1860)
  • 19 May - Peder Morset, teacher and resistance member (born 1887).
  • 1 September - Karl Aas, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (born 1899)
  • 30 September - Johan Ludwig Mowinckel, politician and three-times Prime Minister of Norway (born 1870)
  • 17 October - Arthur Olsen II, boxer (born 1907)
  • 25 November – Einar Høigård, educator (born 1907).
  • 26 November - Anders Hovden, hymnwriter, priest, author and popular speaker (born 1860)
  • 2 December - Nordahl Grieg, poet, novelist, dramatist, and journalist (born 1902)
  • 7 December - Per Imerslund, politician, soldier and writer (born 1912)
  • 16 December - Frederik Macody Lund, historian (born 1863)
  • 16 December - Olaf Sletten, shooter and Olympic silver medallist (born 1886)
  • Full date unknown

  • Axel Aubert, businessperson (born 1873)
  • Ole Ludvig Bærøe, politician (born 1877)
  • Ingolf Elster Christensen, politician (born 1872)
  • Jens Holmboe, botanist (born 1880)
  • Herman Jeremiassen, ship-owner and politician (born 1851)
  • Karsten Konow, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (born 1918)
  • Olav Scheflo, politician and journalist (born 1883)
  • Arvid Storsveen, intelligence officer (born 1915)
  • References

    1943 in Norway Wikipedia


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