Fredrik Ramm (11 March 1892 – 1943) was a Norwegian journalist.
He was born in Oslo as a son of chief physician Fredrik G. O. Ramm and Anna Margaretha Brinchmann. He was a nephew of pioneering woman physician Louise Vally Ramm and writer Minda Ramm who was married to Hans E. Kinck. He was also a distant relative of Nikolai Ramm Østgaard. In 1917 he married Eva With. Their son Fredrik Ramm, Jr. became director of Norwegian Brewers.
Ramm finished his secondary education in 1910. He was a journalist in Verdens Gang from 1915 and in Morgenbladet from 1917, Paris correspondent for Verdens Gang, Politiken og Stockholms-Tidningen from 1919 to 1921 and journalist in Tidens Tegn from 1921. After participating in Roald Amundsen's North Pole expedition he became news editor in Morgenbladet from 1928. He also wrote one chapter in Amundsen's book 88° nord.
Ramm also wrote the pamphlets En forsvarsbrochure in 1915 and Ruhr-aksjonen in 1925. He is especially known for the article "En skitten strøm flyter over landet" (A dirty stream flows over the country) on 28 October 1931, an attack on the radical intellectual writers such as Sigurd Hoel. He knew Ronald Fangen well, and as him he participated in the Oxford Group.
He received the Italian Geographic Society Medal and was decorated as a Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav, a Knight of the Italian Order of the Crown and an Officier d'Académie in France.
In 1941, during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany he was sentenced to a so-called Zuchthaus. He was sent to Hamburg where he got ill, and got permission to go home, but died on the way back.
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