1893 in Norway
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List of years in Norway
Events in the year 1893 in Norway.
Arts and literature
- The Norwegian Authors' Union (Den norske Forfatterforening) is established.
- Edvard Munch begins to paint The Scream.
- 27 February - Norwegian Skating Association (Norges Skøyteforbund) is founded.
January to March
- 6 January - Olaf Bjerke, trade unionist and politician (died 1957)
- 16 January - Alfred Engelsen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (died 1966)
- 21 January - Tolv Aamland, politician (died 1983)
- 26 January - Sigurd Pedersen, politician (died 1968)
- 30 January - Ingolf Davidsen, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (died 1946)
- 25 February - Arne Langset, politician (died 1971)
- 14 March - Torstein Kvamme, politician (died 1985)
- 22 March - Rasmus Sørnes, inventor, clockmaker and radio technician (died 1967)
- 23 March - Reidar Tønsberg, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (died 1956)
- 27 March - Einar Jansen, historian, genealogist and archivist (died 1960)
- 27 March - Johan Sæterhaug, boxer (died 1968)
- 30 March - Elise Fliflet, politician (died 1991)
April to June
- 5 April - Frithjof Andersen, wrestler and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1975)
- 26 April - Ole Øisang, newspaper editor and politician (died 1963)
- 29 April – Birger Brandtzæg, merchant and owner of a fishing station (died 1971).
- 4 May - Aasmund Kulien, politician (died 1988)
- 6 May - Ludvik Buland, trade unionist (died 1945)
- 19 May - Gudolf Blakstad, architect (died 1985)
- 30 June - Birger Var, rower and Olympic bronze medallist (died 1970)
July to September
- 3 July - Ragnar Vik, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1941)
- 4 July - Frede Castberg, jurist (died 1977)
- 10 July - Niels Larsen Bruun, naval officer (died 1970)
- 11 July - Tancred Ibsen, officer, pilot, film director and screenwriter (died 1978)
- 18 August - Gustav Natvig-Pedersen, politician (died 1965)
- 19 August – Rolf Palmstrøm, military officer.
- 18 September - Reidar Rye Haugan, newspaper publisher in America (died 1972)
October to December
- 14 October - Sigurd Roll, diplomat and former sprinter (died 1944)
- 27 October – Reidar Dahl, jurist and sports official, president of the Football Association of Norway (died 1977).
- 7 November - Ivar Navelsaker, military officer (died 1966)
- 10 November - Karl Henry Karlsen, politician (died 1979)
- 18 November - Eivind Kristoffer Eriksen, politician (died 1949)
- 21 November - Torvald Haavardstad, politician (died 1965)
- 25 November - Hartvig Caspar Christie, politician (died 1959)
- 26 December - Halfdan Schjøtt, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (died 1974)
- 27 December - Asbjørn Solberg, politician (died 1977)
Full date unknown
- Sigval Bergesen the Younger, shipping magnate and industrialist (died 1980)
- Anton Johnson Brandt, veterinarian (died 1951)
- Einar Frogner, politician and Minister (died 1955)
- Hans Severin Jelstrup, astronomer (died 1964)
- Mikkel Ødelien, soil researcher (died 1984)
- Øystein Olsen Ravner, politician (died 1975)
- 12 January - Diderik Iversen Tønseth, politician (born 1818)
- 12 October - Harald Nicolai Storm Wergeland, military officer, politician, Minister and mountaineer (born 1814)
- 21 October - Jacob Jørgen Kastrup Sømme, businessperson, consul and politician (born 1817)
- 19 December - Axel Winge, politician (born 1827)
- 23 December - Gunnar Berg, painter (born 1863)
Full date unknown
- Ludvig Daae, politician (born 1829)
- Carl Peter Parelius Essendrop, bishop, politician and Minister (born 1818)
- Simon Karenius Høegh, bank treasurer, merchant and politician (born 1810)
- Olaf Isaachsen, painter (born 1835)
- Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Verdalsraset". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
- Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1968). "Brandtzæg, Birger". Hvem er Hvem? (in Norwegian) (10 ed.). Oslo: Aschehoug.
- Svendsen, Trond Olav. "Tancred Ibsen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
- Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Palmstrøm, Rolf". Hvem er Hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
- Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Dahl, Leiv Reidar". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 115. Retrieved 12 November 2013.
- Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Reidar Dahl". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 12 November 2013.