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1957 in Norway

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1957 in Norway
Decades:  1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s

Events in the year 1957 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII - until his death on September 21, then Olav V
  • Prime Minister - Einar Gerhardsen (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 16 March - The Kongsberg Silver Mines closes.
  • 21 March - The Soviet Union threatened to use nuclear weapons if foreign military bases were established in Norway.
  • 21 September - King Haakon VII dies
  • 7 October - The 1957 Parliamentary election takes place.
  • 16 December - During a NATO meeting in Paris, Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen declares that Norway will not allow nuclear weapons or foreign bases on Norwegian soil.
  • Literature

  • Fuglane, novel by Tarjei Vesaas
  • Notable births

  • 10 February - Hallvard Flatland, television presenter
  • 20 April - Kristin Clemet, politician and Minister
  • 10 July - Iselin Alme, singer and actress
  • Full date unknown

  • Leonard Borgzinner, essayist, political philosopher, science fiction author, illustrator and fanzine editor (died 1990
  • Freddy Fjellheim, author
  • Notable deaths

  • 28 January - Harry Lundeberg, merchant seaman and labour leader in America (born 1901)
  • 29 March - Laurits Grønland, politician (born 1887)
  • 24 May - Rasmus Pettersen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (born 1877)
  • 29 July - Arnold Carl Johansen, politician (born 1898)
  • 13 August - Carl Størmer, mathematician and physicist (born 1874)
  • 21 August - Henrik Østervold, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (born 1878).
  • 21 August - Harald Sverdrup, oceanographer and meteorologist (born 1888)
  • 7 September - Bjørn Helland-Hansen, oceanographer (born 1877)
  • 21 September - Haakon VII of Norway, King of Norway (born 1872)
  • 1 November - Olav Kjetilson Nylund, politician (born 1903)
  • Full date unknown

  • Anders Beggerud, civil servant (born 1894)
  • Gustav Berg-Jæger, journalist and Nazi collaborator (born 1884)
  • Olaf Bjerke, trade unionist and politician (born 1893)
  • Just Knud Qvigstad, politician and Minister (born 1853)
  • References

    1957 in Norway Wikipedia


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