Knut Robberstad

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Knut Ingebrikt Robberstad (1899 in Askøy, Hordaland – 1981) was a Norwegian jurist and philologist.

Born in Askøy, he was a professor of jurisprudence at the University of Oslo from 1945 to 1969. His juridical publications include Oreigningsvederlaget (1968) and Rettsutferd (1969). A philologist who chaired Noregs Mållag from 1952 to 1957, he translated several documents from Old Norse, including Magnus Lagabøters bylov (1923), a law dating from the reign of Magnus IV of Norway, and Gulatingslovi (1937).[1]


Cultural offices
Preceded by
Asbjørn Øverås
Chairman of Noregs Mållag
Succeeded by
Hartvig Kiran