Thorleif Kristensen (15 February 1916 – 6 June 1997) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
He served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Østfold during the term 1965–1969.
Kristensen was born in Moss and was a member of Moss city council during the term 1959–1963.
Holmenkollbakken is a large ski jumping hill located at Holmenkollen in Oslo, Norway. It has a hill size of HS134, a construction point of K-120, and a capacity for 70,000 spectators. Holmenkollen has hosted the Holmenkollen Ski Festival since 1892, which since 1980 have been part of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup and 1983 the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup. It has also hosted the 1952 Winter Olympics and the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 1930, 1966, 1982 and 2011.
The Football Association of Norway is the governing body of football in Norway. It was formed in 1902 and organises the men's and women's national teams, as well as the league systems for men and women. The current president of NFF is Terje Svendsen. By 1 January 2004, there were 1,814 clubs organized in Norway and 373,532 registered players. It is the largest sports federation in Norway.
Thorleif Schjelderup was a Norwegian ski jumper, author and environmentalist.
Ørnulf Bast was a Norwegian sculptor and painter particularly known for his public monuments.
Norway competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. 46 competitors, 38 men and 8 women, took part in 36 events in 11 sports.
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.
Finn Kristensen is a Norwegian electrician, trade unionist and politician for the Labour Party. He was Minister of Industry in 1981, 1986–1989 and in 1992-1993 and Minister of Petroleum and Energy in 1990-1992.
The "Look to Norway" speech by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was given during the handover ceremony of the Royal Norwegian Navy ship HNoMS King Haakon VII at the Washington Navy Yard on 16 September 1942. The speech served as an important source of inspiration to Norwegians fighting the German occupation of Norway and the rest of Europe as well as for the resistance fighters of other small countries during World War II.
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
Dansband, or danseband in Norwegian and Danish, is a Swedish term for a band that plays dansbandsmusik. Dansbandsmusik is often danced to in pairs. Jitterbug and foxtrot music are often included in this category. The music is primarily inspired by swing, schlager, country, jazz, and rock. The main influence for rock-oriented bands is the rock music of the 1950s and 1960s.
Events in the year 1997 in Norway.
Schjelderup may refer to:
The Germanic first name Thorleif with variants Torleif (Swedish), Thorleiv/Torleiv (Norwegian) and Þorleif (Icelandic) may refer to:
Trondhjems Turnforening, often called Trondhjems Turn, is a Norwegian gymnastics club from Trondheim.
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.
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.
Thorleif Holth was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Turid Kristensen is a Norwegian politician. She was elected representative to the Storting for the period 2017–2021 for the Conservative Party.
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