Profile of the Day: Nordahl Grieg

Posted November 1, 2012 by Amanda | 2 Comments

Nordahl Grieg

On November 1, 1902, Norwegian writer and poet Nordahl Grieg was born in Bergen, Norway. Already popular poet during his lifetime, Grieg became a hero in Norway for his resistance to the Nazi occupation. During World War II, he served Norway’s government-in-exile and participated in making patriotic radio programs in England. On December 2, 1943, Grieg was killed in an Allied bombing raid over Berlin.

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  • MariaEdZed

    I would not have thought there would be a relationship, but, actually, we are 20th cousins, 5 times removed.

  • Anders

    And one of his most famous works has been used a lot in the last year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5rhERFfjeA