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2009 in Norway

2009
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Events in the year 2009 in Norway.

Incumbents

Events

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (second left) and his wife Ingrid Schulerud (left), meet with Bill Gates (second right) and his wife Melinda Gates (right) at the visit to the Oslo Opera House, on 3 June 2009.
Full City oil spill in August 2009.
Jens Stoltenberg continue as Prime Minister of Norway following the 2009 Parliamentary election.
Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjørn Jagland presents to U.S. President Barack Obama with the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize medal and diploma during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Rådhuset Main Hall at Oslo City Hall, in December 2009.

January

  • 1 January:
  • Same-sex marriage became legal in Norway when a gender neutral marriage bill was enacted after being passed by the Norwegian legislature in June 2008.[1][2] Norway became the first Scandinavian country and the sixth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.
  • A new Norwegian prostitution law (Sexkjøpsloven) bans the buying of sexual favours rather than selling (the client commits a crime, but not the prostitute).

February

March

  • 10 March – Varg Vikernes is released on parole having served almost 16 years of a 21 years (life) sentence for murder.[3]

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

  • 9 December – The Norwegian spiral anomaly initially shook thousands of witnesses in Northern Norway, as well as people across the globe, when what was later explained as a misfired Russian missile caused a spectacular light formation in the sky. The phenomenon was observed in the dark morning sky from Trøndelag through Finnmark.[6]
  • 10 December – The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama in Oslo.

Full date unknown

  • InFiber, a Norwegian telecommunication company is founded.[7]

Popular culture

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Music

Sports

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Film

Literature

Television

Anniversaries

Notable deaths

January

February

March

April

May

Haakon Lie

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Full date unknown

  • Fritz Hodne, historian (b. 1932)
  • Bjørn Heggelund, police chief (b. 1924)
  • Roar Stub Andersen, resistance member (b. 1921)
  • Arvid Berglind, politician (b. 1924)
  • Per Ulriksen, politician (b. 1937)
  • Robert Bergsaker, missionary (b. 1914)
  • Alf Blyverket, musician (b. 1929)
  • Tore Brantenberg, architect and writer (b. 1934)
  • Finn Sollie, political scientist (b. 1928)
  • Jan Erik Stenberg, Paralympic athlete (b. 1944)
  • Thorstein Thelle, popular writer (b. 1913)
  • Kåre I. Torp, industrialist (b. 1923)
  • Nils Viker, nature writer (b. 1911)
  • Inger Vonheim, short story writer (b. 1943)
  • Sverre Kongshavn, politician (b. 1926)
  • Hans Fredrik Marthinussen, judge (b. 1918)
  • Bernt Daniel Odfjell, ship-owner (b. 1908)
  • Ivar Bjerknes, painter (b. 1922)

See also

References

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  2. ^ "New law in Norway grants gay couples marriage rights". USA Today. 17 June 2008. Retrieved 22 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Varg Vikernes ute på prøve". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. NTB. 10 March 2009. Archived from the original on 12 March 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2009.
  4. ^ Wojciech Moskwa (3 August 2009). "Norway police charge ship captain after fuel spill". Reuters. Retrieved 16 May 2010.
  5. ^ Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development (18 April 2008). "Fastsetjing av valdagen 2009" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 18 January 2009.
  6. ^ Haugdal, Marthe; Andersen, Ingunn; Bleikelia, Mats; Enerstvedt, Vidar (9 December 2009). "Vet ikke hva den mystiske kjempespiralen er". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Archived from the original on 12 December 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2009.
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  8. ^ "Nordic Council Literature Prize". norden.org. Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Torleiv Moren". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  10. ^ Olympedia
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  12. ^ "Odd Kjeld Østbye". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 10 July 2021.
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  45. ^ "Mons Espelid" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  46. ^ Eckhoff, Anders; Wahr-Hansen, Even; Mikalsen, Geir; Stemshaug, Helge (27 March 2009). "Lars Arentz-Hansen (obituary)". Aftenposten.
  47. ^ "Ole Edvard Borgen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  48. ^ "Knut Selmer". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
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  51. ^ "Guttorm Hansen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  52. ^ "Jone Vadla" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  53. ^ "Ole Gabriel Ueland" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  54. ^ "Jens Glad Balchen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  55. ^ "Svein Longva". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  56. ^ "Bjørg Berg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  57. ^ Gjermshus, Per (13 May 2009). "Thor Hernes (obituary)". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).
  58. ^ Death announcement, Budstikka 22 April 2009 p. 12
  59. ^ "Ola M. Steinholt". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 19 January 2010.
  60. ^ Olympedia
  61. ^ Hagen, Thor Amund; Ravnestad, Jan (27 April 2009). "Geir Hovig er død". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.
  62. ^ "Steinar Lem". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  63. ^ "Bjørn Lothe" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  64. ^ "Torstein Grythe er død". Aftenposten. NTB. 1 May 2009. Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 8 June 2009.
  65. ^ "Herbert Svenkerud, 1927–2009". Norsk Oversetterleksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  66. ^ Johansen, Øystein David (13 May 2009). ""Max Manus"- forfatter (28) er død". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). Retrieved 13 May 2009.
  67. ^ "Berit Erbe". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  68. ^ "Sjur Brækhus". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  69. ^ "Randi Lindtner Næss". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  70. ^ "Asle Sjåstad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  71. ^ "Haakon Lie". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  72. ^ "Rolf Brahde". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  73. ^ "Ingebjørg Sem". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  74. ^ "Åse Fosli" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  75. ^ Okkenhaug, Knut (4 June 2009). "Minnes død professorkollega" (in Norwegian). Adresseavisen. Archived from the original on 11 June 2009. Retrieved 8 June 2009.
  76. ^ "Olav S. Platou". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  77. ^ "– En trist melding". Telemarksavisa (in Norwegian). Skien, Norway. 10 June 2009. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  78. ^ "Jakob Kjersem er død". Sunnmørsposten (in Norwegian). Ålesund, Norway. 12 June 2009. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  79. ^ Ådnem, Arild; Haltbrekken, Lars; Flatberg, Per. "Minneord: Ragnar Frislid". Natur & Miljø (in Norwegian). Norwegian Society for the Conservation of Nature (4/2009): 35.
  80. ^ "Elisabeth Schweigaard Selmer". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  81. ^ Norbak, S. Width (6 July 2009). "Kaare Langlete (obituary)". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).
  82. ^ "Anders Bye". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  83. ^ "Mosse Jørgensen er død" (in Norwegian). Adresseavisen. NTB. 30 June 2009. Retrieved 2 July 2009.
  84. ^ "Gerd Vollum" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  85. ^ "Hildur Odlaug Os" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  86. ^ "Marius Eriksen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  87. ^ "Ole Johannes Kløv" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  88. ^ Sæter, Kjetil (27 April 2013). "Den ukjente milliardæren". DN Magasinet (in Norwegian).
  89. ^ Skotheim, Liv; Nygaard, Knut A. (11 July 2009). "Ebba Haslund er død". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. Archived from the original on 13 July 2009. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  90. ^ Rødseth, Asbjørn; Vislie, Jon (30 July 2009). "Per Meinich (obituary)". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).
  91. ^ "Terje Moe – arkitekt". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  92. ^ "Erling Kristiansen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  93. ^ "Kjell Colding". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  94. ^ Hauglid, Stein B.; Møst, Morten; Westlie, Bjørn (14 August 2009). "Oddvar Korme (1925–2009)". Dagens Næringsliv (in Norwegian). p. 12.
  95. ^ "Dollie-pappaen død". VG (in Norwegian). Oslo, Norway. 4 August 2009. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  96. ^ "Bjarne Berg-Sæther" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  97. ^ "Pål Kraby". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  98. ^ Stanghelle, Harald; Harberg, Kjell (13 August 2009). "Leif Husebye (obituary)". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).
  99. ^ "Vince Sulyok". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  100. ^ "Torstein Slungård" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  101. ^ Olympedia
  102. ^ Reinertsen, Rune Øidne (26 August 2009). "Birger Skeie er død". Fædrelandsvennen (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 29 September 2009. Retrieved 30 August 2009.
  103. ^ "Skuespilleren per Christensen er død".
  104. ^ "Dødsfall". Tvedestrandsposten (in Norwegian). 1 September 2009. p. 19.
  105. ^ Grund, Jan; Dovland, Tor-Inge; Horndalen, Bjørn (7 September 2009). "Inger Johanne Nossum". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).
  106. ^ "fvn.no > Moteekspert Kiki Sørum er død". Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2009.
  107. ^ "Wentzel, Åse".
  108. ^ "Aksel Fossen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  109. ^ "Minneord". Bergens Tidende (in Norwegian). 4 September 2009.
  110. ^ "Per Nyhaug". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  111. ^ "Kåre Karlsen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  112. ^ Djuve, Amund (9 September 2009). "Torstein Tranøy, 1964–2009". Dagens Næringsliv (in Norwegian). p. 8.
  113. ^ "Christian "Kikkan" Petersen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
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  115. ^ "Ada Madssen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  116. ^ "Martha Schrøder" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  117. ^ "Elisabeth Bang". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  118. ^ "Gunnar Haarberg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  119. ^ "Bjarne Karsten Vatne" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  120. ^ "Paul Reine" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  121. ^ "Atle Jebsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 15 December 2010.
  122. ^ Aarflot, Andreas (4 November 2009). "Hans Christen Mamen til minne". Vårt Land (in Norwegian). p. 28.
  123. ^ "Tollak Bakke Sirnes". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  124. ^ "Kurt Nordbø" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  125. ^ "Egil Oddvar Larsen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  126. ^ "Carl Fredrik Lowzow" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  127. ^ "Wilhelm Fredrik Selmer Elsrud". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  128. ^ "Ragnvald Karl Olav Høier". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
  129. ^ "Gerhard Knoop". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  130. ^ "Marit Trætteberg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
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  132. ^ Linjordet, Arne (18 December 2009). "Kjell Bartholdsen (obituary)". Nordlys (in Norwegian). p. 44.
  133. ^ Jamieson, Robert (7 November 2009). "Arne Natland døde fredag". Tønsbergs Blad (in Norwegian).
  134. ^ "Helge Reiss". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  135. ^ "Elisabeth Aasen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  136. ^ "Anne-Sofie Strømnæs". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
  137. ^ "Leiv Erdal" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  138. ^ "Gerhard Aspheim". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 December 2009.
  139. ^ "Eva Sivertsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  140. ^ "Alexander Pihl". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
  141. ^ "Bjartmar Gjerde" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  142. ^ "Åsmund Lønning Strømnes". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  143. ^ "Lulla Einrid Fossland" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  144. ^ Sørheim, Sarah (10 December 2009). "Mia Berner er død". Klassekampen (in Norwegian). p. 27.
  145. ^ "Erland Steenberg". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  146. ^ Andersen, Rolf A.; Døving, Kjell B; Sømme, Laurits S. (17 December 2009). "Karl Erik Zachariassen (obituary)". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).
  147. ^ Borgersrud, Lars; Conradi, Morten; Buan, Stein (22 December 2009). "Josef Monsrud". Klassekampen (in Norwegian). p. 8.
  148. ^ "Per Ulven". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  149. ^ "Sidsel Tone Berntsberg". Norsk kunstnerleksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  150. ^ "Peder Eugen Lunde". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  151. ^ Nodeland, Stein Erik (13 January 2010). "Tarald Weisteen". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).
  152. ^ "Odd Kirkeby" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  153. ^ "Ottar Landfald" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  154. ^ "Harold Nicolaisen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  155. ^ "Anne Valen Hestetun" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  156. ^ Rodney Riise at Sports Reference
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