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Thorvald is from the Old Norse name Þórvaldr, which means "Thor's ruler".Despite this pagan origin, the name survived the conversion of Scandinavians to Christianity and remains popular up to the present.
Thorvald may refer to:
Christian August Sinding was a Norwegian composer. He is best known for his lyrical work for piano, Frühlingsrauschen. He was often compared to Edvard Grieg and regarded as his successor.
Jørgen is a Danish, Norwegian, and Faroese masculine given name cognate to George
Gunnar is a male first name of Nordic origin. The name Gunnar means fighter, soldier, and attacker, but mostly is referred to by the Viking saying which means Brave and Bold warrior. King Gunnar was a prominent king of medieval literature such as the Middle High German epic poem, the Nibelungenlied, where King Gunnar and Queen Brynhildr hold their court at Worms. Gunder is a nordic variant, Günther is the modern German variant, and Gonario is the Italian version. Some people with the name Gunnar include:
Stephan Abel Sinding was a Norwegian-Danish sculptor. He moved to Copenhagen in 1883 and had his breakthrough the same year. In 1890 he obtained Danish citizenship. In 1910 he settled in Paris where he lived and worked until his death in 1922.
Otto Ludvig Sinding was a Norwegian painter, illustrator, poet and dramatist. Sinding drew on motives from Norwegian nature, folk life and history.
Torvald is a Scandinavian masculine given name and may refer to:
Vilhelm is a masculine given name, the Scandinavian form of William and Wilhelm. Notable people with the name include:
Aagaard or Ågård is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Thorvald Aagaard was a Danish composer, organist and college teacher.
Events from the year 1937 in Denmark.
Events from the year 1957 in Denmark.
Christian Henrik Nicolai Mejdell was a Norwegian mining engineer.
Glør Thorvald Mejdell was a Norwegian barrister, judge and political writer.
Carl Andersen may refer to:
Thorvald Mejdell was a Norwegian forester.
Matthias Wilhelm Sinding was a Norwegian mining engineer and factory founder.
Events from the year 1877 in Denmark.
Mejdell may refer to:
NielsenDanish pronunciation: [ˈnelsn̩] is a Danish patronymic surname, literally meaning son of Niels, Niels being the Danish version of the Greek male given name Νικόλαος, Nikolaos. It is the most common surname in Denmark, shared by about 5% of the population. It is also used in Norway, although the forms Nelsen and Nilsen are more common. In Sweden the parallel form is Nilsson. Nielsen is also in use in the Faroe Islands. The frequent occurrences of Nielsen as a surname outside Denmark is due to emigration. Immigrants to English-speaking countries sometimes changed the spelling to Nielson, Nelsen, Nelson, Neilson, or Neilsen.
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