|Died||5 September 1967 76)(aged|
|Occupation||Philologist and businessman|
Thorleif Brandtmann Dahl (17 March 1891 – 5 September 1967) was a Norwegian philologist and businessperson. He was born in Kristiania. He was chief editor of the series Aschehougs verdenshistorie, published from 1953 to 1958, and of the series Vårt folks historie, published from 1961 to 1964. After the death of his brother he had taken over a profitable advertising agency established by his brother. Dahl is remembered for his generous donations to cultural purposes, in particular the funding of "Thorleif Dahls kulturbibliotek", a series of classical books translated into Norwegian language. His name is coupled to the Norwegian Academy Prize in memory of Thorleif Dahl.
Theodor Kjerulf was a Norwegian geologist and professor at the University of Oslo. He also served as director of the Norwegian Geological Survey.
The Norwegian Academy Prize in memory of Thorleif Dahl is awarded annually by the Norwegian Academy for Language and Literature. The prize is given in recognition of the eminent literature, poetry or nonfictional work written in riksmål, or to the foremost translation to riksmål of fiction or nonfiction. Since 1991 the prize has been 100,000 kroner
Knut Helle was a Norwegian historian. A professor at the University of Bergen from 1973 to 2000, he specialized in the late medieval history of Norway. He has contributed to several large works.
Ferdinand Schjelderup was a Norwegian mountaineer, Supreme Court Justice and resistance member during the German occupation of Norway.
Arild Stubhaug is a Norwegian mathematician, poet and biographer.
Hans Fredrik Dahl is a Norwegian historian, journalist and media scholar, best known in the English-speaking world for his biography of Vidkun Quisling, a Nazi collaborationist and Minister President for Norway during the Second World War. His research is focused on media history, the totalitarian ideologies of the 20th century, and the Second World War. He served as culture editor of Dagbladet 1978–1985 and has been a board member of the paper since 1996. He was a professor at the University of Oslo 1988–2009, and is now a professor emeritus.
Events in the year 1894 in Norway.
Events in the year 1931 in Norway.
Anathon August Fredrik Aall was a Norwegian academic, philosopher and psychologist. Originally educated as a theologian, he became a professor of philosophy at University of Oslo.
Francis Bull was a Norwegian literary historian, professor at the University of Oslo for more than thirty years, essayist and speaker, and magazine editor.
Axel Otto Normann was a Norwegian journalist, newspaper editor, theatre critic and theatre director.
Jens Gram was a Norwegian industrialist.
Johan Anthon Abraham Fjeldsted Dahl was a Norwegian bookseller and publisher. He was a patron of the arts and was co-founder of Oslo Kunstforening.
Asbjørn Aarnes was a Norwegian professor and literary historian.
Marianne Gullestad was a Norwegian social anthropologist. Gullestad grew up in Bergen, took her magister degree in social anthropology from the University of Bergen in 1975 and her dr. philos. in 1984. Her thesis from 1984, Kitchen table society, treated the life of young working-class mothers. She was appointed guest lecturer at the University of Chicago during three periods in the 1980s and 1990s. From 1998 she was appointed assistant professor at the University of Tromsø. Gullestad frequently appeared in television and radio, and wrote hundreds of newspaper articles.
Christoffer Hjort (1561–1616) was a Norwegian clergyman and crypto-Catholic. He served as a vicar in Aker and was the priest at the chapel of Akershus Castle, until he was expelled from the country for Catholicism in 1613.
The expulsion of Catholics from Denmark–Norway, from 1613 onwards, was a precaution taken against the Counter-Reformation movement, which was orchestrated by the King of Denmark–Norway.
Per Palle Storm was a Danish-born Norwegian sculptor and professor at the Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts.
Karl Uchermann was a Norwegian painter and illustrator. He is best known for his portraits of animals, in particular dogs. He also painted altarpieces, and is credited for designing the world's first franking machine in 1901.
Tobias Gedde-Dahl was a Norwegian physician. He was Sectretary General of Nasjonalforeningen for folkehelsen from 1946 to 1972. He was decorated Knight of the Order of St. Olav in 1970. Gedde-Dahl was born in Sandsvær to parish priest Sofus Gedde-Dahl and Dagny Boye. His son Truls Wilhelm was married to Målfrid Grude Flekkøy, and his daughter Lajla Margrete was married to Yngvar Ustvedt.
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