Eivind Saxlund

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Eivind Saxlund (1858 – 10 December 1936) was a Norwegian lawyer and writer.[1]

Saxlund was a barrister by occupation, a lawyer with access to work with cases in the Supreme Court of Norway. However, he is better remembered for his anti-Semitic literature. He published the pamphlet of Theodor Fritsch Jøder og Gojim ("Jews and Goyim") in 1910, translated it and wrote a preface, in Det 20de Århundre, with new editions published in 1911, 1922 and 1923. He also contributed to Mikal Sylten's anti-Semitic magazine Nationalt Tidsskrift, both economically and with articles.[1]

Together with Anna Magdalene Sundt (1863–1950), Eivind Saxlund had the son Alf Eivind Saxlund, he too a barrister.[2]

Saxlund died in late 1936,[3] long before Norway was submit to Nazi rule (1940–1945).

Author[edit]

  • Wurzellose Rasse. (in German; i. e. "Rootless Race" sc. the Jews) in the anthology Die Weltfront. Eine Sammlung von Aufsätzen antisemitischer Führer aller Völker. (i. e. "The worldwide front. A collection of essays written by antisemitic leaders from all the people of the world.") Ed. Hans Krebs. Weltfrontverlag, Aussig 1926, p. 43-47 online

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brattelid, Kristin (2004). Mikal Sylten. Et antisemittisk livsprosjekt. University of Oslo: Institute of Archaeology, Conservation and History. pp. 43–44. 
  2. ^ Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Saxlund, Alf Eivind". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 486. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Death announcement, Aftenposten Aften 11 December 1936, p. 7