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1955 in Norway

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1955 in Norway
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Events in the year 1955 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister – Oscar Torp (Labour Party) until 22 January, Einar Gerhardsen (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 14 January – Prime Minister Oscar Torp resigned.
  • 22 January – Gerhardsen's Third Cabinet was appointed.
  • 3 December – Osvald Harjo returned to Norway after 13 years in Soviet prison camps.
  • Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.
  • Sports

  • Kristian Kristiansen, novelist, playwright, short story and children's writer, is awarded the Mads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment literary prize
  • Literature

  • Jonas, novel by Jens Bjørneboe
  • Notable births

  • 2 March – Sven Mollekleiv, organizational leader
  • 10 April – Marit Breivik, handball player and coach.
  • 16 June – Grete Faremo, former politician and businessperson
  • 5 August – Lise Christoffersen, politician
  • 7 August – Vigdis Hjulstad Belbo, politician
  • 10 August – Kari Henriksen, politician
  • 16 August – Åse Lill Kimestad, politician
  • 16 December – Kari Økland, politician
  • Notable deaths

  • 16 January – Asbjørn Halvorsen, international soccer player and general secretary of the Norwegian Football Association (born 1898)
  • 16 February – Einar Osland, politician (born 1886)
  • 2 May – Torkell Vinje, politician (born 1879)
  • 1 June – F. Melius Christiansen, violinist and choral conductor (born 1871)
  • 2 June – Haaken Hasberg Gran, botanist (born 1870)
  • 28 June – Haakon Lind, boxer (born 1906)
  • 6 July – Alfred Næss, speed skater (born 1877)
  • 10 July – Einar Frogner, politician and Minister (born 1893)
  • 11 July – Christian S. Oftedal, politician (born 1907)
  • 22 July – Haakon Shetelig, archaeologist (born 1877)
  • 30 July – Ferdinand Schjelderup, mountaineer, Supreme Court Justice and resistance member (born 1886)
  • 4 September – Christen Gran Bøgh, jurist, tourism promoter and theatre critic (born 1876)
  • 9 September – Einar Liberg, rifle shooter and Olympic gold medallist (born 1873).
  • 17 October – Charles Mackenzie Bruff, forensic chemist (born 1887).
  • Full date unknown

  • Anders Fjelstad, politician (born 1879)
  • Karl Hovelsen, Nordic skier (born 1877)
  • Andreas Tostrup Urbye, politician and Minister (born 1869)
  • References

    1955 in Norway Wikipedia


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