1884 in Norway
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List of years in Norway
Events in the year 1884 in Norway.
- Monarch: Oscar II
- Prime Minister: Christian August Selmer (impeached)
- Prime Minister: Christian Homann Schweigaard (April to June)
- Prime Minister: Johan Sverdrup
- Prime Minister Christian August Selmer is impeached and removed from office.
- 28 January - The Liberal Party is founded.
- 10 February - Jon Hol is imprisoned for his pamphlet Rifleringen.
- 3 April - April ministerium begins.
- 26 June - Christian Homann Schweigaard's ministerium ends.
- Norwegian Association for Women's Rights (Norsk Kvinnesaksforening) is founded.
- Women in Norway are allowed to study.
Arts and literature
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January to June
- 8 January - Nils Andresson Lavik, politician (died 1966)
- 9 January - Sigge Johannessen, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (died 1974)
- 24 January - Jens Lunde, politician (died 1974)
- 9 February - Conrad Carlsrud, gymnast, track and field athlete and Olympic silver medallist (died 1973)
- 13 February - Halfdan Bjølgerud, high jumper (died 1970)
- 21 February - Ole Iversen, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (died 1953)
- 27 March - Oscar Guttormsen, athlete (died 1964)
- 31 March - Arne Magnussen, politician
- 26 April - Sigurd Mathisen, speed skater and world champion (died 1919)
July to September
- 6 July - Thorleif Petersen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (died 1958)
- 10 July - Olav Nygard, poet (died 1924)
- 26 July - Trygve Pedersen, sailor and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1967)
- 31 July - Kristian Løken, military officer (died 1961)
- 23 August - Olaf Syvertsen, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (died 1964)
- 31 August - Didrik Arup Seip, linguist and professor (died 1963)
- 6 September - Sven Elvestad, journalist and author (died 1934)
- 16 September - Kristian Fjerdingen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (died 1975)
October to December
- 25 October - Eivind Berggrav, Lutheran bishop (died 1959)
- 12 November - Leif Grøner, banker and politician (died 1971)
- 13 December - Otto Olsen, rifle shooter and Olympic gold medallist (died 1953)
- 18 December - Ole Aanderud Larsen, ship designer and businessperson (died 1964)
- 30 December - Eugen Ingebretsen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (died 1949)
Full date unknown
- Gustav Berg-Jæger, journalist and Nazi collaborator (died 1957)
- Lars Christensen, shipowner and whaling magnate (died 1965)
- Sigurd Eriksen, painter (died 1976)
- Adolf Indrebø, politician (died 1942)
- Lars Knutsen, shipowner (died 1963)
- Birger Ljungberg, politician and Minister (died 1967)
- Arnold Rørholt, military officer (died 1961)
- 27 February - Jo Gjende, outdoorsman and freethinker (born 1794)
- 3 September - Christian Jensen, politician and Minister (born 1823)
Full date unknown
- Adolph Frederik Munthe, politician and Minister (born 1817)
- Ole Hovelsen Mustad, businessperson and politician (born 1810)
- Frederik Stang, lawyer, public servant and politician, Norway's first Prime Minister (born 1808)