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Evacuation of Namsos

Evacuation of Namsos

The Namsos Campaign in Norway, was fought between Anglo-French/Norwegian forces, and German forces. After heavy fighting, the German forces took the upper hand, and the decision was made to evacuat...

Event, Armed Forces, Norway

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Edvard Grieg

Edvard Grieg

Composer. Born Edvard Hagerup Grieg in Bergen, Norway, of Scottish descent (the surname was originally Greig). He spent some years in Copenhagen and was encouraged by several young composers there....

Person, Music / songs, Denmark, Norway

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Nordahl Grieg

Nordahl Grieg

Norwegian poet, novelist, dramatist, journalist and political activist. He was in the Norwegian army during WW2 and was in London in 1940, when he married. He contributed to the war effort with his...

Person, Nationalism, Poetry, Literature, Norway

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King Haakon VII

King Haakon VII

Born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel in Charlottenlund Palace, near Copenhagen. Known as Prince Carl of Denmark, he became the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the uni...

Person, Royalty, Denmark, Norway

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King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway

King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway

Harald: Born Norway, son of King Olav V. King of Norway since 1991. Sonia: Born in Oslo as Sonja Haraldsen on 4 July 1937, a commoner. They married in 1968.

Group, Royalty, Norway

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