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Thorleif Brandtmann Dahl (1891 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  [ no ]", a series of classical books translated into Norwegian language. His name is coupled to the Norwegian Academy Prize in memory of Thorleif Dahl. [1] [2]

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References

  1. Aarnes, Asbjørn. "Thorleif Dahl". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  2. Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Thorleif Brandtmann Dahl". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 7 October 2012.