1951 in Norway

1950
1949
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1951
in
Norway

1952
1953
1954

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21st

Decades:

1930s
1940s
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See also:
List of years in Norway

Events in the year 1951 in Norway.

Contents

1 Incumbents
2 Events
3 Popular culture

3.1 Sports
3.2 Music
3.3 Film
3.4 Literature

4 Notable births
5 Notable deaths

5.1 Full date unknown

6 References
7 External links

Incumbents[edit]

Monarch – Haakon VII
Prime Minister – Einar Gerhardsen (Labour Party) until 9 November, Oscar Torp (Labour Party)

Events[edit]

19 November – Torp’s Cabinet is appointed.
Norsk Hydro opens a PVC plant at Herøya.
Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.

Popular culture[edit]

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Sports[edit]
Music[edit]
Film[edit]
Main article: Norwegian films of the 1950s § 1951
Literature[edit]

Gunvor Hofmo, writer and poet, is awarded the Gyldendal’s Endowment literature prize for the first time.
Ola Viker makes his literary debut with the novel Gullskoen.[1]

Notable births[edit]

Cecilie Løveid

Odd Reitan

23 January – Dan Børge Akerø, television personality
1 February – Ellen Horn, actress, politician and Minister
1 March – Berit Oskal Eira, politician
16 March – Oddvar Brå, cross-country skier, world champion.[2]
19 March – Vegard Bye, politician
22 March – Stein Kåre Kristiansen, journalist
29 March

Elisabeth Røbekk Nørve, politician
Hans-Wilhelm Steinfeld, journalist

13 April – Kaci Kullmann Five, politician and Minister
26 April – Tor Bomann-Larsen, writer and illustrator
13 May – Wenche Lyngholm, politician
5 June – Sigrun Eng, politician
9 June – Geir Bøhren, composer
25 July – Hans O. Felix, trade unionist
21 August – Cecilie Løveid, writer.[3]
13 August – Barry Gjerde, translator and voice actor
7 September – Kari Lise Holmberg, politician
11 September – Odd Reitan, merchant
2 November – John Olav Egeland, journalist and editor
8 December – Jan Eggum, singer-songwriter
8 November – Heidi Larssen, politician
2 December – Anne Berit Andersen, politician
12 December – Erik Hillestad, record producer
15 December – Bente Angell-Hansen, diplomat
17 December – Sylvi Graham, politician
30 December – Trond Fevolden, civil servant

Notable deaths[edit]

14 January – Tor Jonsson, author and journalist (born 1916)
21 January – Erik Ramstad, one of the founders of
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