| Egil Pettersen|| November 27, 2010|
Egil Pettersen Wikipedia
Egil Pettersen (4 March 1922 – 27 November 2010) was a Norwegian philologist.
He was born in Bergen and grew up in Fana. He took the cand.philol. degree in 1950, and was a lecturer at Stockholm University, teacher at Bergen Handelsgymnasium and Bergen Teachers' College. He was hired at the University of Bergen in 1958, and was a professor of North Germanic languages from 1971 to 1989, being a scholar on medieval language. He was a member of the Norwegian Language Council from 1972 to 1991, and of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.