Oskar Magnus Christiansen

19 April 1900–10 July 1973 (Age 73)
Hamar, Norway

The Life of Oskar Magnus

Oskar Magnus Christiansen was born on 19 April 1900. He married Oline Grønnerud in Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 July 1973, in Enebakk, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 73.

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Oskar Magnus Christiansen
Oline Grønnerud
Harald Christiansen

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    Harald Christiansen


World Events (4)

1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 4

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 
1905 · Freedom for Norway

Age 5

Swedish-Norwegian union was legally dissolved. Norway became a free country in 1905. Danish Prince, Carl Fredrik, became King of Norway, and chose as his name, King Håkon VII. From then on the king was a titular head only.
1923 · Naming Law

Age 23

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: variant of Christensen .2 North German: patronymic from Christian .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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