|Born||10 August 1885|
|Died||8 July 1970 84)(aged|
|Known for||Chairman of the Norwegian Press Association|
|Awards|| Order of the Three Stars |
Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas
Order of the White Lion
Order of the Dannebrog
Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary
Thoralf Pryser (10 August 1885 – 8 July 1970) was a Norwegian journalist and newspaper editor.
Pryser was born in Drammen, a son of Gustav Fredrik Pryser and Caroline Johanne Grimlund. He married Laila Meyer in 1912. His wife died in 1944. In 1951 he married Elisabeth Lie.He died in July 1970.
Drammen is a city in Buskerud, Norway. The port and river city of Drammen is centrally located in the eastern and most populated part of Norway. Drammen is the capital of the county of Buskerud.
Pryser worked as journalist for Verdens Gang from 1910, for Morgenbladet from 1911, and for Aftenposten from 1913. He was chief editor of the newspaper Morgenposten from 1918 to 1946,except for 1943-1945 when Morgenposten had installed a Nazi editor. He chaired the Norwegian Press Association from 1924 to 1928.
Verdens Gang is a former Norwegian newspaper, issued in Oslo from 1868 to 1923.
Morgenbladet is a Norwegian weekly, intellectual newspaper, covering politics, culture and science.
Aftenposten is Norway's largest printed newspaper by circulation. It is based in Oslo. It had a circulation of 211,769 in 2015 and estimated 1.2 million readers. It converted from broadsheet to compact format in March 2005. Aftenposten's online edition is at Aftenposten.no.
He was decorated Commander of the Order of the Three Stars, Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas, Officer of the Order of the White Lion, Knight of the Order of Dannebrog, and received the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary.
Order of the Three Stars is the highest civilian order awarded for meritorious service to Latvia. It was established in 1924 in remembrance of the founding of Latvia. Its motto is "Per aspera ad astra", meaning "Through hardships to the stars". The Order has five ranks and three grades of medals of honour.
The Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas is the Lithuanian Presidential Award which was re-instituted to honour the citizens of Lithuania for outstanding performance in civil and public offices. Foreign nationals may also be awarded this Order. The Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas was instituted in 1928. It features the Columns of Gediminas, one of the national symbols of Lithuania.
The Order of the White Lion is the highest order of the Czech Republic. It continues a Czechoslovak order of the same name created in 1922 as an award for foreigners.. It was inspired by the Czech Nobility Cross created in 1814 by the Emperor and King Francis I and awarded to 37 Bohemian noblemen.
Sverre Munthe-Kaas Munck was a Norwegian businessperson.
Events in the year 1893 in Norway.
Events in the year 1874 in Norway.
Morgenposten is a former Norwegian newspaper, issued in Oslo from 1861 to 1971. It was the largest newspaper in Norway from the 1870s until the early 1900s, when its name was Christiania Nyheds- og Avertissements-Blad, also nicknamed Sværta.
Hans Huitfeldt Riddervold was a Norwegian media executive.
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