1918 in Norway
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Events in the year 1918 in Norway.
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- Norsk Hydro's artificial fertilizer production at Glomfjord is bought by the Norwegian government. In 1947 it is leased back to Hydro. This activity is today[update] Yara International.
- The 1918 Parliamentary election takes place.
Main article: 1918 in Norwegian football
- Gunnar Andersen, international soccer player and ski jumper, becomes the first to receive the Egebergs Ærespris, an award presented to Norwegian athletes who excel at two (or more) different sports.
Main article: 1918 in Norwegian music
Main article: List of Norwegian films before 1930 § 1910s
- The Olav Duun novel Juvikingar (The Trough of the Waves) from the work Juvikfolket (The People of Juvik, 1918-23), was published.
- The Knut Hamsund article collection Sproget i Fare (The language in Danger), was pupblished.
- 2 January - Odd Vattekar, politician (died 1992)
- 11 January - Gunnar Sønsteby, resistance fighter, the most highly decorated person in Norway
- 27 January - Lars Ulgenes, shot putter
- 30 January - André Bjerke, writer and poet (died 1985)
- 1 February - Elsa Rastad Bråten, politician (died 1999)
- 11 February - Anne Stine Ingstad, archaeologist (died 1997)
- 16 February - Karsten Konow, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (died 1943)
- 20 March - Oddvar Berrefjord, jurist, politician and Minister (died 1999)
- 14 April - Margit Tøsdal, politician (died 1993)
- 6 May - Eva Kolstad, politician and Minister (died 1999)
- 19 May – Olav Bø, folklorist (died 1998).
- 25 May - Peder Lunde, sailor and Olympic silver medallist
- 25 May - Fredrik Kayser, resistance fighter (died 2009)
- 10 June - Gerd Kirste, politician
- 21 June - Kasper Idland, resistance member (died 1968)
- 2 July - Odd Sagør, politician and Minister (died 1993)
- 4 July - Rolf Søder, actor (died 1998)
- 9 July - Tor Tank-Nielsen, businessperson
- 12 July - Kåre Stokkeland, politician (died 1985)
- 2 August - Gunvald Tomstad, resistance fighter (died 1970)
- 18 August – Per Hafslund, zoologist, educator and broadcasting person (died 1990).
- 19 August - Bjørn Egge, military officer (died 2007)
- 8 September - Kjølv Egeland, politician (died 1999)
- 18 September – Berit Brænne, actress and children's writer (died 1976).
- 8 October - Halfdan Hegtun, radio personality, comedian, writer and former politician
- 15 October – Rolf Schjerven, politician (died 1978).
- 27 October - Jens-Anton Poulsson, military officer
- 9 November - Aslaug Fredriksen, politician (died 2000)
- 9 November - Sverre Granlund, commando (died 1943)
- 13 November - Karl Aasland, politician (died 1982)
- 24 November - Torstein Grythe, founder and conductor of the Sølvguttene boys choir (died 2009)
- 8 December - Hans Børli, poet and writer (died 1989)
- 8 December - Carsten Byhring, actor (died 1990)
Full date unknown
- Otto Chr. Bastiansen, physicist and chemist (died 1995)
- Kåre Berven Fjeldsaa, ceramics designer (died 1991)
- Kari Nyquist, ceramicist
- Einar Skinnarland, resistance fighter (died 2002)
- 26 February - Otto Jensen, bishop, politician and Minister (born 1856)
- 25 August - Karl Haagensen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (born 1871)
Full date unknown
- Anders Heyerdahl, violinist, composer and folk music collector (born 1832)
- Hans Mustad, businessperson (born 1837)
- Dan Weggeland, artist (born 1827)
- Espeland, Velle. "Olav Bø". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
- Haftorn, Svein. "Per Hafslund". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
- Birkeland, Tone. "Berit Brænne". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
- "Schjerven, Rolf". stortinget.no (in Norwegian). Parliament of Norway. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
- "Torstein Grythe er død". Aftenposten. NTB. 1 May 2009. Retrieved 8 June 2009.
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