1821 in Norway
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Events in the year 1821 in Norway.
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- Fredrik Meltzer designs the modern flag of Norway to replace the modified Danish and Swedish flags then in use.
Arts and literature
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- 2 May - Jens Andreas Friis, linguist and author (d.1896)
- 14 July - Jens Holmboe, politician and Minister (d.1891)
- 17 August - Jacob Andreas Michelsen, businessperson and politician (d.1902)
- 23 August - Christian Collett Kjerschow, politician (d.1889)
- 18 November - Johan Jørgen Lange Hanssen, politician (d.1889)
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- 14 January - Jens Zetlitz, priest and poet (b.1761)
- 5 March - Gabriel Schanche Kielland, businessman and ship owner (b.1760)
- 20 May – Abraham Pihl, clergyman, astronomer and architect (b.1756).
- 21 November - Jonas Rein, priest, poet and member of the Norwegian Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll (b.1760)