Puneet Varma

1983 in Norway

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1983 in Norway
Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Events in the year 1983 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Olav V
  • Prime Minister - Kåre Willoch (Conservative Party)
  • Events

  • 18 March – Arnfinn Nesset is convicted of poisoning 22 patients with Curacit, a muscle relaxing drug, at a Geriatric institution in Orkdal, Norway where he was the director since 1977. Nesset was sentenced to 21 years in prison; the maximum punishment possible by Norwegian law.
  • 8 June – Willoch's Second Cabinet was appointed.
  • 18 August – Much of the Archbishop's Palace in Trondheim burned down.
  • Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.
  • Dagbladet switched to tabloid format.
  • Events

  • Odd Abrahamsen, poet, is awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize.
  • Karin Bang, poet and novelist, is awarded the Gyldendal's Endowment literature prize.
  • Novels

  • Kjartan Fløgstad - U 3
  • Herbjørg Wassmo - Det stumme rommet
  • Short stories

  • Merethe Lindstrøm - Sexorcisten og andre fortellinger
  • Notable births

  • 27 March – Maria Bodøgaard, television presenter
  • 30 March – Siri Seglem, handball player.
  • 1 July – Marit Larsen, singer and songwriter
  • Notable deaths

  • 3 January - Ludvig Ellefsrød, politician (born 1894)
  • 16 January
  • Gunnar S. Gundersen, painter (born 1921)
  • Arnfinn Severin Roald, politician (born 1914)
  • 24 January - Johan Grøttumsbråten, skier and multiple Olympic gold medallist (born 1899)
  • 10 February - Paul Oskar Lindberget, politician (born 1895)
  • 7 March - Odd Lundberg, speed skater and Olympic silver medallist (born 1917)
  • 9 March - Lars Elisæus Vatnaland, politician (born 1892)
  • 7 April - Einar Hareide, politician (born 1899)
  • 12 April - Jørgen Juve, international soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (born 1906)
  • 14 April – Kåre Hatten, cross-country skier (born 1908).
  • 17 April - Kittill Kristoffersen Berg, politician (born 1903)
  • 25 April - Hans Struksnæs, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (born 1902)
  • 23 May - Finn Mortensen, composer, critic and educator (born 1922)
  • 26 May - Asbjørn Lillås, politician (born 1919)
  • 12 June - Conrad Bonnevie-Svendsen, priest and politician (born 1898)
  • 25 June - Oddbjørn Hagen, skier, Olympic gold medallist and World Champion (born 1908)
  • 16 August - Ragnvald Skrede, author, journalist, literary critic and translator (born 1904)
  • 26 August - Hans Christian Henriksen, businessperson (born 1909)
  • 10 September - Torstein Selvik, politician (born 1900)
  • 12 September - Hans Borgen, politician (born 1908)
  • 2 October – Helga Stene, educator (born 1904).
  • 4 October - Per Hagen, politician (born 1899)
  • 16 October - Øivin Fjeldstad, conductor and violinist (born 1903)
  • 17 October - Sonja Hagemann, literary historian and literary critic (born 1898)
  • 20 October - Otto Aasen, Nordic skier (born 1894)
  • 7 November - Einar Tommelstad, high jumper (born 1909)
  • 18 November - Leo Tallaksen, politician (born 1908)
  • 26 November - Oddmund Hoel, politician (born 1910)
  • 10 December - Tolv Aamland, politician (born 1893)
  • 21 December - Kjell Bondevik, politician and Minister (born 1901)
  • 26 December - Rudolf Andreassen, boxer (born 1909)
  • Full date unknown

  • Rasmus Nordbø, politician and Minister (born 1915)
  • Hans Fredrik Wirstad, veterinarian (born 1897)
  • References

    1983 in Norway Wikipedia


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