Egil Reichborn-Kjennerud

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Egil Reichborn-Kjennerud (1903 – 1974) was a Norwegian judge, cyclist and sports administrator. He was a Norwegian champion in cycling. During World War II he was a sports leader under the Nazi rule, leading the Norwegian Confederation of Sports from 1940 to 1942.

He administrated the court which sentenced police officer Gunnar Eilifsen to death, but voted against death penalty. After the war he was convicted to ten years prison for treason.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringdal, Nils Johan (1995). "Reichborn-Kjennerud, Egil". In Dahl; Hjeltnes; Nøkleby; Ringdal; Sørensen. Norsk krigsleksikon 1940-45 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Cappelen. p. 356. ISBN 82-02-14138-9. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Jørgensen, Jørn-Kr. "Gunnar Eilifsen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 25 February 2011.