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List of notable or famous engineers from Norway, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Norway and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Norway. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Norwegian engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Norway is included when available.

List contains people like Lars Onsager and Torger NergÄrd.

This historic engineers from Norway list can help answer the questions "Who are some Norwegian engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from Norway?" These prominent engineers of Norway may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Norwegian engineers.

Use this list of renowned Norwegian engineers to discover some new engineers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (10 items)
Asgeir Mickelson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Norway
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Asgeir Mickelson is a Norwegian musician, artist, photographer and music reviewer. Although primarily a drummer, Mickelson has stated that he considers himself a musician above a drummer, and is also a guitarist and bassist. ...more

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Age: 47

Profession: Musician, Graphic Designer, Engineer

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Bror With, born in Norway's capital Kristiania, was a mechanical engineer, inventor and industrialist. He graduated in 1925 from the Norwegian Institute of Technology. With's best known invention is probably the Rottefella ski binding, which he developed in 1927. After victories at the 1928 Winter ...more

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Age: Died at 85 (1900-1985)

Profession: Mechanical engineer, Engineer

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Edgar Wetlesen


Edgar Westesen is the father of actress Eva Henning. ...more

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Profession: Engineer

Ivar Formo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Norway
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Ivar Formo was a Norwegian cross-country skier who competed during the 1970s. He won four medals at the Winter Olympics. Formo also won two bronze medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in the 4 x 10 km relay. Formo also competed in orienteering, winning a bronze medal in the relay at the ...more

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Age: Died at 55 (1951-2006)

Birthplace: Norway

Profession: Engineer

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