Elise Hambro

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Elise Hambro (27 August 1881 – 30 August 1966) was a Norwegian educator. She is known for being the first female school principal in Norway, appointed head of Ulrike Pihl Girls School in Bergen from 1926. She was born in Bergen; the daughter of educator Edvard Isak Hambro and Nicoline Hambro, and was the sister of politician C. J. Hambro, president of the Parliament of Norway.[1][2]


  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Elise Hambro". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Haavet, Inger Elisabeth. "Elise Hambro". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 June 2012.