Thorleif Holth (23 February 1931 – 14 April 2014) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
The Labour Party, formerly the Norwegian Labour Party, is a social-democratic political party in Norway. It was the senior partner of the governing Red-Green Coalition from 2005 to 2013, and its leader, Jens Stoltenberg, was Prime Minister of Norway during that time. The party is currently led by Jonas Gahr Støre.
He served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Oslo during the term 1961–1965, and then again much later during 1997–2001. In total he met during 9 days of parliamentary session.
Oslo is the capital and most populous city of Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040 as Ánslo, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 reduced its influence, and with Sweden from 1814 to 1905 it functioned as a co-official capital. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV, a new city was built closer to Akershus Fortress and named Christiania in the king's honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838. The city's name was spelled Kristiania between 1877 and 1897 by state and municipal authorities. In 1925 the city was renamed Oslo.
Thorleif Schjelderup was a Norwegian ski jumper, author and environmentalist.
Thorleif Haug was a Norwegian skier who competed in nordic combined and cross-country. At the 1924 Olympics he won all three Nordic skiing events. He was also awarded the bronze medal in ski jumping, but 50 years later a mistake was found in calculation of scores, Haug was demoted to fourth place, and his daughter presented her father's medal to Anders Haugen.
Otto Aasen was a Norwegian nordic skier.
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
Thorleif Kristensen was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Ola Thorleif Ruud was a Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party.
Gunnar Thorleif Hvashovd was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Ferdinand Schjelderup was a Norwegian mountaineer, Supreme Court Justice and resistance member during the German occupation of Norway.
Halfdan Holth was a Norwegian veterinarian.
Niels Thorshaug was a Norwegian veterinarian.
Lars Magnussen Slagsvold was a Norwegian veterinarian.
Thorleif Oscar Karlsen was a Norwegian police inspector, who also became known through the radio program Trafikk og musikk.
Camilla Holth is a Norwegian curler. She won a silver medal at the 2004 World Curling Championships.
Åsta Holth was a Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. She made her literary debut in 1944 with the short story collection Gamle bygdevegen. In 1946, she published the poetry collection Porkkalafela. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1977.
The Germanic first name Thorleif with variants Torleif (Swedish), Thorleiv/Torleiv (Norwegian) and Þorleif (Icelandic) may refer to:
Sverre Holth was a Norwegian missionary in China. He was first associated with the Norwegian Missionary Society.
Thorleif Brandtmann Dahl 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.
Thorleif Andresen is a Norwegian former cyclist. He was born in Enebakk.
Thorleif Olsen was a Norwegian football player. He was born in Kristiania, and played for the sports club Vålerengens IF. He played for the Norwegian national team at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He was capped 34 times for Norway between 1950 and 1955.
Thorleif Paus, also known as Thorleif de Paus or Thorleif von Paus, was a Norwegian businessman, consul-general in Vienna and estate owner.
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