Henrik Angell

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Henrik August Angell (1861 – 1922) was a Norwegian military officer, sportsman, and writer. He was a ski pioneer, and the first Norwegian delegate to the International Olympic Committee, IOC. He was a colonel in the Norwegian army from 1911. He joined the French Légion étrangère in 1918, and participated for France in World War I. He published several books.[1][2] He was admitted to the skiing club SK Ull in 1898.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andersen, Roy. "Henrik Angell". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 21 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Henrik August Angell". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 21 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Vaage, Jakob (1983). Skiklubben Ull 100 år 1883–1983 (in Norwegian). Oslo. p. 7. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
position created
(Norway's independence)
Norway's member of the International Olympic Committee
1905–1907
Succeeded by
Thomas Heftye