Thos. Joh. Heftye & Søn was a Norwegian bank company. It was one of the first commercial banks in Norway. Based in Christiania, it was founded in 1818by Thomas Johannessen Heftye (1767–1827), an immigrant from Switzerland. The bank remained in the family in the next generations, and both Henrik Heftye and Thomas Johannessen Heftye worked there.
A commercial bank is a type of bank that provides services such as accepting deposits, making business loans, and offering basic investment products that is operated as a business for profit.
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. 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 functioned as a co-official capital during the 1814 to 1905 Union between Sweden and Norway. In 1877, the city's name was respelled Kristiania in accordance with an official spelling reform – a change that was taken over by the municipal authorities only in 1897. In 1925 the city, after incorporating the village retaining its former name, was renamed Oslo.
Henrik Thomassen Heftye was a Norwegian businessman and philanthropist.
Thomas Thomassen Heftye was a Norwegian military officer, engineer, sports official and politician for the Liberal Party. He is best known as the Norwegian Minister of Defence from June to October 1903 and March to April 1908, as well as the director of Telegrafverket. He was killed in the Nidareid train disaster.
Hans Hagerup Krag was a Norwegian engineer.
Events in the year 2009 in Norway.
Norwegian Association of Literary Translators is an association for Norwegian literary translators, founded in 1948. The association has awarded the annual Bastian Prize from 1951, for best literary translation into the Norwegian language. The prize is a statue made by the sculptor Ørnulf Bast.
Hanne Heuch is a Norwegian ceramist.
Verdens Gang is a former Norwegian newspaper, issued in Oslo from 1868 to 1923.
Johannes Thomassen Heftye was a Norwegian businessperson and politician.
Thomas Johannessen Heftye, also known as Tho Joh Heftye was a Norwegian businessman, politician and philanthropist.
Sarabråten is an area near the lake Nøklevann in Østmarka, Oslo, Norway.
Ola Bjørnssønn Johannessen is a Norwegian actor, stage producer and theatre director.
The Meeting of Notables was a meeting that took place before Norway declared independence from Denmark in 1814.
Ingvald Mareno Smith-Kielland was a Norwegian royal servant.
Livsforsikringsselskapet Idun was a Norwegian insurance company.
Voss Folk High School is a private folk school in Voss, Norway.
Norwegian Prosecuting Authority is a body subordinate to the Norwegian Council of State.
Folke Hauger Johannessen was a Norwegian military officer, an admiral of the Royal Norwegian Navy. He served as Chief of Defence of Norway from 1964 to 1972.
Frits Hansen was a Norwegian educator, newspaper editor, biographer and politician.
Mogens Thorsen was a Norwegian shipowner and philanthropist.
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