Agnar Johannes Barth

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Agnar Johannes Barth (1871–1948) was a Norwegian forester.

He was born in Lillehammer as the son of Jacob Bøckmann Barth. Described as his "country's leading authority on forestry for many years", he was a professor at the Norwegian College of Agriculture from 1921, and served as rector there from 1928 to 1933.[1]

Barth was a reserve officer in the Norwegian Army, attaining the rank of Second Lieutenant in 1891.[2]


  1. ^ "Barth, Agnar Johannes". Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. 
  2. ^ Petersen, Alf (1936). "Barth, Agnar Johannes". Den norske hærs vernepliktige officerer: 1864-1933 (in Norwegian). Oslo: A. M. Hanche. p. 71. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Sigvald Hasund
Rector of the Norwegian College of Agriculture
Succeeded by