Knut Hauge (writer)

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Knut Hauge (31 May 1911 – 13 April 1999) was a Norwegian writer.

He was born in Vestre Slidre, and worked as a farmer in addition to writing novels, children's books and plays. He also chaired Noregs Ungdomslag from 1955 to 1959. His first novel was Krossen under Torfinnshø in 1948, and his last novel was Prolog til ei svunnen tid in 1989.[1] He won the Mads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment in 1967, the Aschehoug Prize in 1977 and the Dobloug Prize in 1986.


  1. ^ "Knut Hauge". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Vegard Sletten
Chairman of Noregs Ungdomslag
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Torborg Nedreaas
Recipient of the Mads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment
Succeeded by
Lars Berg and
Kjell Heggelund
Preceded by
Karin Bang
Recipient of the Aschehoug Prize
Succeeded by
Olav H. Hauge