Sverre Ditlev-Simonsen

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Sverre Ditlev-Simonsen
Born (1906-05-21)21 May 1906
Oslo, Norway
Died 1 February 2004(2004-02-01) (aged 97)
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation ship owner
Children Per Ditlev-Simonsen
Parent(s) Olaf Ditlev-Simonsen

Sverre Ditlev-Simonsen (21 May 1900 – 1 February 2004) was a Norwegian ship owner.

He was born in Oslo to Olaf Ditlev-Simonsen and Magdalena Pedersen, and married Lily Kaurin in 1907.[1] They had the son Per Ditlev-Simonsen.[2]

Since 1929 he was running his own shipping business. He was active in organizational work, and assumed various positions in the Norwegian Shipowners' Association for more than twenty years. He was a board member of the Norwegian Maritime Museum from 1955, and chairman from 1964. He was decorated Commander of the Swedish Order of Vasa.[1]

Ditlev-Simonsen was an active bandy player, an three times Norwegian champion.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Ditlev-Simonsen, Sverre". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 125. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  2. ^ Kortsen, Bjarne. "Per Ditlev-Simonsen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 27 August 2017.