Kristofer Leirdal

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Kristofer Leirdal (15 December 1915, Aure, Norway – 6 July 2010) was a Norwegian sculptor. He received his education at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry from 1936 to 1938, and later at the Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts between 1938 and 1940.[1] Leirdal is especially noted for his sculptural contributions to the restoration of the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim.[1] In 1997 he was made Knight, First Class, of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Kristofer Leirdal er død". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). Norsk Telegrambyrå. 7 July 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2010.