Rahul Sharma

1999 in Norway

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1999 in Norway
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Events in the year 1999 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Harald V
  • Prime Minister - Kjell Magne Bondevik (Christian Democratic Party)
  • Events

  • 1 February - The Coastal Party (Norwegian: Kystpartiet) is founded.
  • 23 April - Arve Beheim Karlsen drowns in Sogndalselva
  • 30 September - Metropol TV starts broadcasting.
  • 26 November - The boat MS Sleipner collided with a rock in the notorious part of the North Sea called "Sletta", just north of the town of Haugesund. The ship sank and 16 of the people on board died.
  • Saga Petroleum, Norway's third largest petroleum company, is acquired by Norsk Hydro.
  • Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.
  • Notable deaths

  • 2 January - Aase Lionæs, politician (b.1907)
  • 19 January - Odd Vigestad, politician (b.1915)
  • 21 January - Magne Lystad, orienteering champion (b.1932)
  • 1 February - Martin Skaaren, politician (b.1905)
  • 9 February - Bernhard Paus, orthopedic surgeon and Grand Master of the Norwegian Order of Freemasons (b.1910)
  • 10 February - Birger Leirud, high jumper (b.1924)
  • 13 February - Kåre Hovda, biathlete (b.1944)
  • 26 February - Bjørn Wiik, physicist (b.1937)
  • 26 March - Olle Johan Eriksen, politician (b.1923)
  • 26 March - Nils O. Golten, politician (b.1935)
  • 26 March - Eva Kolstad, politician and Minister (b.1918)
  • 14 April - Tor Bjerkmann, publisher (b. 1939).
  • 7 May - Randi Anda, politician (b.1898)
  • 31 May - Carl Viggo Manthey Lange, politician (b.1904)
  • 16 June - Thor Lund, politician (b.1921)
  • 19 June - Karl J. Brommeland, politician (b.1913)
  • 22 June - Petter Furberg, politician (b.1923)
  • 26 July - Trygve Haavelmo, economist, awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (b.1911)
  • 25 August - Jan Iversen, politician (b.1916)
  • 7 September - Bjarne Iversen, cross country skier and Olympic silver medallist (b.1912)
  • 5 October - Lars Breie, jurist, auditor and politician (b.1907)
  • 25 November - Oddvar Berrefjord, jurist, politician and Minister (b.1918)
  • 8 December - Bjarne Flem, politician (b.1914)
  • 8 December - Kjell Moe, international footballer (b.1909)
  • 11 December - Oddleif Fagerheim, politician (b.1911)
  • 21 December - Elsa Rastad Bråten, politician (b.1918)
  • 22 December - Per Aabel, comic actor (b.1902)
  • 23 December - Valter Gabrielsen, politician (b.1921)
  • 26 December - Ola Skjåk Bræk, banker, politician and Minister (b.1912)
  • 31 December – Ferdinand Finne, artist (b.1910).
  • 31 December - Johannes Seland, politician (b.1912)
  • Full date unknown

  • Erling Anger, civil servant (b.1909)
  • Ola Bauer, novelist and playwright (b.1943)
  • Helmer Dahl, engineer (b.1908)
  • Kjølv Egeland, politician (b.1918)
  • Dagmar Lahlum, resistance member and agent (b.1922)
  • Fredrik Mellbye, physician and chief medical officer (b.1917)
  • Karl Olsen, civil servant (b.1910)
  • Hans Skjervheim, philosopher (b.1926)
  • References

    1999 in Norway Wikipedia


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