1943 in Norway
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Events in the year 1943 in Norway.
- Government in Exile (in London)
- 5 February - The Norwegian submarine HNoMS Uredd is destroyed by a German minefield. The 39 men aboard as well as six Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents are killed in the sinking. The wreck of the submarine was only discovered in 1985.
- 22 February - The collaborationist Quisling regime approves the Lov om nasjonal arbeidsinnsats (English: Law of national work effort) according to which all men between ages 18–55 and all women between ages 21–40, are required to enlist.
- 24 February - 158 Norwegian Jews are deported from Norway to German extermination camps.
- 28 February - Operation Gunnerside: Six Norwegian SOE agents led by Joachim Rønneberg successfully attack the heavy water plant at Vemork.
- 24 July - An allied air raid completely destroys the aluminium and magnesium plants in Herøya being built by Norsk Hydro in cooperation with Luftwaffe-operated Nordische Aluminium Aktiengesellschaft (Nordag). 55 construction workers are killed.
- 28 July - MTB 345, a motor torpedo boat operated by the exiled Royal Norwegian Navy, is captured by the Germans off Western Norway. The seven-man Norwegian-British crew was executed in Bergen two days later based on Adolf Hitler's Commando Order
- 21 September - Operation Source: British midget submarines attack the German battleship Tirpitz, at anchor in the Kåfjord, crippling her for six months.
- 30 September - the sinking of the Hurtigruten passenger ship Sanct Svithun by Allied aircraft leads to heavy protests from the Norwegian resistance movement.
- 16 November - 160 American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in Vemork, Norway.
- 26 December – the German battleship Scharnhorst is sunk off of Norway's North Cape after a battle against major Royal Navy forces.
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- 11 January - Jon Bakken, politician
- 13 January - Roald Jensen, international soccer player (died 1987)
- 19 January - Gro Hillestad Thune, jurist and politician
- 20 January - Torkjell Berulfsen, television personality
- 27 January - Steinar Gil, philologist and diplomat
- 28 January - Håkon Steinar Giil, politician
- 5 February - Jostein Berntsen, politician
- 6 February - Asbjørn Kjønstad, professor of law
- 9 February - Terje Pedersen, javelin thrower
- 3 March - Trond Mohn, businessperson and philanthropist
- 14 March – Bjørn Odmar Andersen, footballer (died 2008)
- 14 March - Ole Daniel Enersen, climber, photographer, journalist, writer and medical historian
- 16 March - William Nygaard, publisher
- 20 March - Jon Christensen, jazz percussionist
- 20 March - Unne Terjesen, model
- 2 April - Gunnar Stavseth, journalist and politician
- 6 April - Johs Harviken, cross country skier and Olympic silver medallist
- 8 April - Gunnar Breivik, sociologist
- 14 April - Britt Hildeng, politician
- 18 April - Carl Graff-Wang, handball player
- 20 April - Per Søderstrøm, handball player
- 2 May - Arne Paus, visual artist and painter
- 4 May - Reidar Åsgård, politician
- 14 May - Johan Ludvik Løvald, diplomat
- 29 May - Nina Karin Monsen, moral philosopher and author
- 1 June - Egil Hestnes, politician
- 22 June - Synnøve Tronsvang, politician
- 27 June - Kjersti Døvigen, actress
- 3 July - Svein Sundsbø, businessperson and politician
- 6 July - Jan Fridthjof Bernt, jurist
- 6 July - Trond Nordby, historian and political scientist
- 19 July - Arild Gjengedal, academic and politician
- 24 July - Hennild Wollstadmo, politician
- 27 July - Einar Lutro, politician
- 30 July - Magne Myrmo, cross country skier, Olympic silver medallist and World Champion
- 4 August - Bjørn Wirkola, ski jumper and World Champion, soccer player
- 13 August - Dagfinn Hjertenes, politician (died 2006)
- 16 August - Arnulf Bæk, handball player
- 29 August - Lars Sigmundstad, politician
- 3 September - Jorunn Ringstad, politician
- 30 September - Thore Langfeldt, psychologist and sexologist
- 3 October - Arne Bjørlykke, geologist
- 26 October - Ståle Dyrvik, historian
- 27 October - Torstein Hansen, handball player
- 5 November - Kjell Magne Yri, priest, linguist and translator
- 12 November – Julie Ege, actress and model (died 2008)
- 1 December - Finn E. Kydland, economist
- 3 December - Ingmar Ljones, politician
- 5 December - Eva Joly, magistrate in France
- 6 December - Mette Ravn, diplomat
- 7 December – Per Fugelli, professor of medicine.
- 14 December - Kari Oftedal Lima, politician
- 15 December - Håvard Holm, civil servant
- 17 December - Thorbjørn Lie, businessperson and politician (died 2006)
- 20 December - Svein Longva, economist and civil servant (died 2009)
- 29 December - Arne Øren, politician
- 29 December - Helge Pharo, historian
Full date unknown
- Hallvard Bakke, politician and Minister
- Ola Bauer, novelist and playwright (died 1999)
- Odd Einar Dørum, politician and Minister
- Thorleif Enger, businessperson
- Ståle Eskeland, jurist
- Einar Førde, politician and Minister (died 2004)
- Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl, politician
- Bjøro Håland, country singer
- Gisle Handeland, politician
- Olav Hytta, businessperson
- Mary Synnøve Kvidal, politician and Minister
- Eldbjørg Løwer, politician
- Ola H. Metliaas, civil servant and politician (died 2005)
- Helge Rykkja, author, poet, teacher and politician
- 9 January - Anathon Aall, academic (born 1867)
- 18 January - Urban Jacob Rasmus Børresen, rear admiral (born 1857)
- 10 February - Sverre Granlund, commando (born 1918)
- 28 February - Leonhard Hess Stejneger, zoologist (born 1851)
- 1 March - Odd Starheim, resistance fighter and SOE agent (born 1916)
- 12 March - Gustav Vigeland, sculptor (born 1869)
- 13 March - Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen, botanist (born 1873)
- 2 May - Nils Gregoriussen Skilbred, politician (born 1860)
- 19 May - Peder Morset, teacher and resistance member (born 1887).
- 1 September - Karl Aas, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (born 1899)
- 30 September - Johan Ludwig Mowinckel, politician and three-times Prime Minister of Norway (born 1870)
- 17 October - Arthur Olsen II, boxer (born 1907)
- 25 November – Einar Høigård, educator (born 1907).
- 26 November - Anders Hovden, hymnwriter, priest, author and popular speaker (born 1860)
- 2 December - Nordahl Grieg, poet, novelist, dramatist, and journalist (born 1902)
- 7 December - Per Imerslund, politician, soldier and writer (born 1912)
- 16 December - Frederik Macody Lund, historian (born 1863)
- 16 December - Olaf Sletten, shooter and Olympic silver medallist (born 1886)
Full date unknown
- Axel Aubert, businessperson (born 1873)
- Ole Ludvig Bærøe, politician (born 1877)
- Ingolf Elster Christensen, politician (born 1872)
- Jens Holmboe, botanist (born 1880)
- Herman Jeremiassen, ship-owner and politician (born 1851)
- Karsten Konow, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (born 1918)
- Olav Scheflo, politician and journalist (born 1883)
- Arvid Storsveen, intelligence officer (born 1915)
- Obituary (in Norwegian)
- Obituary: Independent
- Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Per Fugelli". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
- Kraglund, Ivar. "Peder Morset". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- Jørgensen, Jørn-Kr. "Einar Høigård". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
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