Norse Federation

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The Norse Federation (Norwegian: Nordmanns-Forbundet) is a Norwegian non-profit organization that was founded it 1907, and is under the patronage of the monarch of Norway, currently King Harald.[1] The organization states that its purpose is to "unit[e] friends of Norway throughout the world".[2] As of 2010, the organization has approximately 3500 members.[1] It publishes a periodical which is named The Norseman.

Structure[edit]

General Secretaries[edit]

  • Thoralv Klaveness (1908-1910)
  • Carl Joachim Hambro (1910-1914)
  • Wilhelm Morgenstierne (1914-1917)
  • Simon Christian Hammer (1917-1920)
  • Sigurd Folkestad (1920-1925)
  • Arne Kildal (1925-1941 (WWII) and 1945 to 1955) *
  • Edvard Hambro (USA) (1941-1945)
  • Johan Hambro (1955-1983)
  • Johan Fredrik Heyerdahl (1983-2000)
  • Gunnar Gran (2000-2001)
  • Kjetil A. Flatin (2001-2004)
  • George A. Broch (2004-2008)
  • Lasse Espelid (2008-2012)
  • Hanne Aaberg (2012 -)

Presidents[edit]

  • Carl Christian Berner (1906-1915)
  • Fredrik Georg Gade (1915-1924)
  • Carl Joachim Hambro (1924-1941 (WWII) and 1945 to 1946) *
  • Didrik Arup Seip (1946-1954)
  • Jacob S. Worm-Müller (1954-1960)
  • Aksel Kvam (1960-1963)
  • Thorolf Kandahl (1963-1974)
  • Paul Thyness (1974-1980)
  • Wilhelm Mohr (1980-1988)
  • Lønning (1988-1998)
  • Kjetil A. Flatin (1998-2001)
  • Lucy Smith (2001-2005)
  • Hallgrim Berg (2005-2012)
  • Tom Vraalsen (2005-2008)
  • Erik Giercksky (2012 -)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arntzen, Jon G. (31 January 2010). "Nordmanns-Forbundet". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Our History". The Norse Federation. Retrieved 11 March 2011. 

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