Sámal Johansen

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Sámal Johansen (born 31 October 1899 in Haldórsvík, Faroe Islands, died 11 March 1991) was a Faroese writer and teacher. He was the father of Marita Petersen, the first female prime minister of the Faroe Islands.[1]

In the years 1928 - 1931, Sámal Johansen was editor, together with Samuel Jacob Sesanus Olsen, of the children's magazine Barnablaðið.[2][3][4]

Johansen received the Faroese Literature Prize, also known as M.A. Jacobsens Heiðursløn in Faroese, in 1975 for the book 'Á bygd fyrst í tjúgundu øld'.[5]

Published[edit]

  • 1950 Hylurin in Mín jólabók
  • 1957 Jólaaftanskvøld in Mín jólabók
  • 1961 Tvey systkin in Mín jólabók
  • 1970 Á bygd fyrst í 20. øld (book)[6]
  • 1972 Heimbygdin og aðrar søgur (book, the title means: My hometown and other stories)
  • 1980 Til lands in Mín jólabók ("Mín jólabók" means "My Christmas book". It contains short stories, poems etc. and is published every year shortly before Christmas in November/December by "Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags", the publishing house of the Faroese Teachers' Association.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Samuelsen, Eyðgunn. "Marita Petersen (1940 - 2001) Petersen, Marita" (in Danish). Dansk Kvindebiografisk Leksikon. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  2. ^ Johansen, Sámal - Snar.fo Føroyski Undirvísingarportalurin Snar.
  3. ^ Lærarfólk i Føroyum 1870-1976. Føroya Lærarafelag. Tórshavn 1976. Page 205.
  4. ^ Føroyskir fólkaskúlalærarar 1870-1997. Føroya Lærarafelag. Bókadeildin. Tórshavn 1997. Page 257.
  5. ^ 1975 Sámal Johansen: Á bygd fyrst í tjúgundu øld, Modtagere af Den færøske Litteraturpris (M.A. Jacobsens Heiðursløn)
  6. ^ snar.fo Sámal Johansen (1899-1991)