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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 Nergård.

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.

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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

Age: 48

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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 Olympics in St. Moritz, this binding remained the standard for cross-country skiing over the next 50–60 years. From the autumn of 1942, With served in the Milorg World War II resistance movement, under the code name Granat-Larsen. He was responsible for all weapons and their manufacture. For example, he produced about 800 units of a local variant of the Sten gun, where he showed great ingenuity in ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1900-1985)

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Edgar Wetlesen


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

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 1974 world championships. He represented the club SFK Lyn. He won a number of awards for his accomplishments within sports, notably the Holmenkollen medal in 1975 and Egebergs Ærespris in 1973. In 1979 he was part of the Lyn Jukola orienteering relay winning team. After retiring as an athlete he had a successful career as a businessman, and served as chairman of the cross-country committee in the ...more

Age: Died at 55 (1951-2006)

Birthplace: Norway

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