Bjørn Thorp

1907–1980 (Age 73)
Akershus, Norway

The Life of Bjørn

When Bjørn Thorp was born on 16 February 1907, in Akershus, Norway, his father, Christian Larsen Thorp, was 31 and his mother, Ragna Aagot Engebretsen, was 28. He married Margit Olava Knutsen Flom in Oslo, Norway. He died on 25 October 1980, at the age of 73.

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Bjørn Thorp
Margit Olava Knutsen Flom

Spouse & Children

Oslo, Norway

Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Larsen Thorp


  • Ragna Aagot Engebretsen




World Events (3)

1912 · Sonja Henie

Age 5

Birth year of Sonja Henie. She was an Olympic figure skater and a movie star. She won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater.
1913 · Gerhard Naeseth

Age 6

Birth year of Gerhard Naeseth Well-known Genealogist who specialized in Norwegian-Americans and Norwegian immigration. Director and founder of the Vesterheim Genealogical Center, now called the Norwegian-American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library in Madison, Wisconsin.
1940 · Norway in WW II

Age 33

German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

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