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Tor Vangen Skjønsberg (27 April 1903 - 8 September 1993) was a Norwegian resistance leader, by education he was a lawyer.
In 1941 Tor Skjønsberg called for a meeting "Grimelundsmøtet" which is considered the start of organized resistance in Norway.
Skjønsberg was the de facto leader of the resistance movement in Norway until he had to flee the country in November 1944. After Skjønsberg fled, Jens Christian Hauge became the leader of the resistance movement.
The Norwegian resistance to the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany began after Operation Weserübung in 1940 and ended in 1945. It took several forms:
Jens Christian Hauge, often written Jens Chr. Hauge, was a Norwegian who was leader within the World War II resistance—and one of the two incumbent Milorg Council members in May 1945. He became a Minister of Defence, and later a Minister of Justice.
After the liberation, Skjønsberg served as Minister of Shipping from 22 June to 1 November 1945, in the interim government of Einar Gerhardsen.
Gerhard Friedrich Ernst Flesch was a German SS functionary during the Nazi era. Post World War II, he tried, found guilty and executed for his crimes, specifically the torture and murder of members of the Norwegian resistance movement.
The German occupation of Norway during World War II began on 9 April 1940 after German forces invaded the neutral Scandinavian country of Norway. Conventional armed resistance to the German invasion ended on 10 June 1940 and the Germans controlled Norway until the capitulation of German forces in Europe on 8/9 May 1945. Throughout this period, Norway was continuously occupied by the Wehrmacht. Civil rule was effectively assumed by the Reichskommissariat Norwegen, which acted in collaboration with a pro-German puppet government, the Quisling regime, while the Norwegian King Haakon VII and the prewar government escaped to London, where they acted as a government in exile. This period of military occupation is in Norway referred to as the "war years" or "occupation period".
The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Shipping was a Norwegian ministry that existed from 1942 to 1945.
Morten Morisbak Skjønsberg is a retired Norwegian footballer. Skjønsberg is a versatile defender who can play anywhere across the back line. In the early years of his career, he usually played at right-back, but has later been converted to central defender.
Gyldendal's Endowment was a literature prize which was awarded in the period 1934–1995 by the Norwegian publisher Gyldendal Norsk Forlag. The prize was awarded to significant authors, regardless of which publisher the author was associated with. The basic capital of the legacies came from the release of Bjørnson's collective works in 1932.
Events in the year 1903 in Norway.
Events in the year 1993 in Norway.
Hjelm Waage Thurn-Basberg was a Norwegian resistance member during World War II. He fled Norway twice due to his resistance to the German occupation, but returned both times to work with intelligence for the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6).
Tor Njaa was a Norwegian resistance member of World War II.
The Nordic Resistance Movement, NRM is a Pan-Nordic neo-Nazi movement and in Sweden, a political party. It is established in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark, and also has members in Iceland. It has been banned in Finland, but the ban has been appealed. The NRM has been described as a terrorist organization by a researcher at the Swedish Defence University due to their aim of abolishing democracy along with their paramilitary activities and weapons caches.
Skeid won the Norwegian Cup by beating Viking 3–1 on 20 October. The goal scorers for Skeid were Bjørn Skjønsberg, who scored in the 40th minute, and Stein Thunberg who scored in the 72nd and 89th minutes. For Viking, Hans Edgar Paulsen scored in the 50th minute.
14 276 spectators watched the game at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo. The referee was Egil Bergstad. This was the eighth time Skeid won the Norwegian Cup.
Jan Birger Jansen was a Norwegian physician, anatomist and scientist, specializing in brain research. He played an important role in the Norwegian civil resistance during the Second World War.
Sven Arntzen was a Norwegian barrister. He was also the acting director general of the Norwegian Prosecuting Authority from 1945 to 1946, and played an important role in the legal purge in Norway after World War II.
Olaf Helset was a Norwegian military officer with the rank of Major General, and a sports administrator. He played a central role in the early resistance during the German occupation of Norway, both civil and military resistance. He was later in command of the Norwegian police troops in exile in Sweden. After the war he served as head of the Norwegian Army for two years.
Knut Lier-Hansen was a Norwegian resistance member during World War II.
Øystein Thommessen was a Norwegian lawyer.
Odd Toralf Øyen was a Norwegian resistance member and anaesthesiological physician.
Andreas Hanche-Olsen is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays for Eliteserien club Stabæk as a defender.
Skjønsberg is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: