Thor Breien

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Thor Breien
Born(1899-02-09)9 February 1899
Kristiania, Norway
Awards Order of St. Olav

Thor Breien (9 February 1899  – ) was a Norwegian judge.

He was born in Kristiania to judge Haakon Hasberg Breien and Andrea Landstad. He graduated as cand.jur. in 1921. He was judge at the Eidsivating Court of Appeal from 1946 to 1970, and served as acting Supreme Court Justice in 1957. He was decorated Commander of the Order of St. Olav in 1969. [1]

Oslo Place in Østlandet, Norway

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  1. Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Breien, Thor". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 77. Retrieved 20 September 2016.