|Name Hakon Christie|
Håkon Andreas Christie (30 August 1922 – 14 December 2010) was a Norwegian architect, antiquarian and author. He and his wife, Sigrid Marie Christie, worked from 1950 on the history of Norwegian church architecture, particularly stave churches.
Christie was born at Nannestad in Akershus, Norway. He was the son of Hartvig Caspar Christie (1893-1959) and Elisabeth Theodora Stabell (1898-1977). He participated in the resistance during Nazi occupation of Norway and in 1945 he entered the Norwegian Institute of Technology in Trondheim, where he graduated in 1949. As a student, he worked as assistant to the architect Gerhard Fischer. He continued as an assistant to Fischer from 1950 and was hired as building historical consultant / research fellow at the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage project on Norwegian Norway's churches. From 1970, he was an antiquarian until he retired in 1991. He was also a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, was appointed a Knight of the 1st Class in the Order of St Olaf and was awarded the Grosch medal.