Kristoffer Aamot

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Kristoffer Aamot
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Born (1889-03-26)26 March 1889
Kristiania, Norway
Died 22 March 1955(1955-03-22) (aged 65)
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation journalist, magazine editor, politician and cinema administrator

Kristoffer Aamot (26 March 1889 – 22 March 1955) was a Norwegian journalist, magazine editor, politician and cinema administrator. As a young journalist he was sentenced to one year imprisonment for his writings. He was a member of the Oslo City Council from 1917 to 1937. He was a director of Oslo Kinematografer from 1934 to 1955, except for the war years.[1][2] A film award (in Norwegian: Aamotstatuetten) was named after him.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iversen, Gunnar. "Kristoffer Aamot". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Svendsen, Trond Olav. "Kristoffer Aamot". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Svendsen, Trond Olav. "Aamotstatuetten". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 March 2011.