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University of Oslo

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Oslo, Norway

Founding Date:
1811

Enrollment:
30,000

Official Website:
http://www.uio.no/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Niels Henrik Abel
Mathematician
5-Aug-1802 6-Apr-1829 Studied elliptics and hyperelliptics
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Playwright
8-Dec-1832 26-Apr-1910 Synnöve Solbakken
Jule Charney
Scientist
1-Jan-1917 16-Jun-1981 Quasi-gesotrophic theory
Walter J. P. Curley
Business
17-Sep-1922   US Ambassador to France, 1989-93
Jan Egeland
Government
1957   UN Undersecretary for Humanitarian Affairs
Foster Friess
Business
2-Apr-1940   Friess Associates
Ragnar Frisch
Economist
3-Mar-1895 31-Jan-1973 Econometrics pioneer
Trygve Haavelmo
Economist
13-Dec-1911 28-Jul-1999 Economic forecasting
Odd Hassel
Chemist
17-May-1897 11-May-1981 Conformational analysis
Lawrence R. Klein
Economist
14-Sep-1920   Macroeconometric modeling
Christian Lange
Activist
17-Sep-1869 11-Dec-1938 Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Trygve Lie
Diplomat
16-Jul-1896 30-Dec-1968 UN Secretary General, 1946-52
Arne Naess
Philosopher
27-Jan-1912 12-Jan-2009 Ecological philosopher
Fridtjof Nansen
Explorer
10-Oct-1861 13-May-1930 Polar explorer, Nobel Prize recipient
Øystein Ore
Mathematician
7-Oct-1899 13-Aug-1968 Ring theorist
Ivar B. Ramberg
Business
1937   CEO of Norsk Hydro Canada, 1996-2000
O. E. Rölvaag
Novelist
22-Apr-1876 5-Nov-1931 Giants in the Earth
Jack Schmitt
Astronaut
3-Jul-1935   12th Man on the Moon
Jens Stoltenberg
Head of State
16-Mar-1959   Prime Minister of Norway

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ragnar Frisch
Economist
3-Mar-1895 31-Jan-1973 Econometrics pioneer
Ivar Giaever
Physicist
5-Apr-1929   Tunneling through superconductors
Trygve Haavelmo
Economist
13-Dec-1911 28-Jul-1999 Economic forecasting
Odd Hassel
Chemist
17-May-1897 11-May-1981 Conformational analysis
Arne Naess
Philosopher
27-Jan-1912 12-Jan-2009 Ecological philosopher
Fridtjof Nansen
Explorer
10-Oct-1861 13-May-1930 Polar explorer, Nobel Prize recipient
Martin Schwarzschild
Astronomer
31-May-1912 10-Apr-1997 Structure and Evolution of the Stars
Liu Xiaobo
Activist
28-Dec-1955   Chinese human rights activist


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