Girish Mahajan

1949 in Norway

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1949 in Norway
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Events in the year 1949 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Einar Gerhardsen (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • October 10 - The 1949 Parliamentary election takes place.
  • November 20 - Hurum air disaster: an Aero Holland Douglas DC-3 crashes near Hurum, Norway, killing 34 of the 35 on board, including 26 Jewish children from Tunisia on their way to Norway, as an intermediary stop before immigrating to Israel.
  • Sports

  • Martin Stokken, cross country skier and athlete, is awarded the Egebergs Ærespris for excellence in more than one sport, and the Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year.
  • Notable births

  • 7 January - Bente Erichsen, culture director
  • 7 February - Oddvar Einarson, film director
  • 2 April - Per Husby, jazz musician and orchestra leader
  • 10 April - Ingolf Håkon Teigene, journalist and editor (died 2007)
  • 3 May - Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad, doctor and sexologist
  • 14 May - Sverre Årnes, novelist
  • 19 May - Inga Kvalbukt, politician
  • 30 May - Bjørn T. Grydeland, civil servant and diplomat
  • 20 June – Synnøve Korssjøen, goldsmith, jewellry designer.
  • 8 November - Clement Endresen, judge
  • 10 November - Aud Gaundal, politician
  • 18 November - Sverre Diesen, military officer and Chief of Defence of Norway
  • 9 December - Anne Enger, politician
  • 14 December - Inger Lise Rypdal, singer and actress
  • Notable deaths

  • 25 January – Leon Aurdal, painter (born 1890).
  • 5 February – Rudolf Elias Peersen, politician and Minister (born 1868)
  • 14 February – Lise Stauri, educator (born 1882).
  • 21 February - Anders Beer Wilse, photographer (born 1865)
  • 2 June - Gudbrand Bernhardsen Tandberg, politician (born 1903)
  • 10 June - Sigrid Undset, novelist, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1928 (born 1882)
  • 13 July - Nils Tveit, politician (born 1876)
  • 15 July - Erik Solem, judge (born 1877)
  • 8 August - Eivind Kristoffer Eriksen, politician (born 1893)
  • 8 October - Erik Ørvig, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (born 1895)
  • 4 December - Ivar Lykke, politician and Prime Minister of Norway (born 1872)
  • 22 December - Ole Reistad, military officer and pentathlete (born 1898).
  • References

    1949 in Norway Wikipedia


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