• M. Epstein
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Haakon VII, born August 3, 1872; the second son, Carl, of Frederik VIII, King of Denmark, elected King of Norway by the Storting, November 18, 1905; accepted the crown through his grandfather, the late King Christian of Denmark, November 18, 1905; landed in Norway November 25, 1905; married, July 22, 1896, to Princess Maud, born November 26, 1869 (died November 20, 1938), the third daughter of the late Edward VII, King of Great Britain and Ireland.


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Books of Reference

Norway.: Books of Reference concerning Norway.: 1. Official Publications

  1. Statistisk Aarbok for Norge, (Statistical Annual of Norway.)Google Scholar
  2. Publications of the State Departments.Google Scholar
  3. Norges Statskalender, Annual. Oslo.Google Scholar
  4. Kongeriket Norges civile, geistlige, rettslige og militaere inndeling, Utgitt av det Statistiske Centralbyrå. Oslo, 1937.Google Scholar
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2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Norske Folks Liv og Historic 11 vols. 1829–1938.Google Scholar
  2. Norway Year Book, The. Oslo, 1938.Google Scholar
  3. Baedeker’s Norwegen, Dänemark, Island, Spitzbergen. 14th ed. Leipzig, 1931.Google Scholar
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  6. — A Wayfarer in Norway, London, 1935.Google Scholar
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  9. Christensen (S.), Norway is My Country. London, 1943.Google Scholar
  10. Cook (T.),GuidetoNorway,Sweden, Denmark and Finland. 17th edition. London, 1939.Google Scholar
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  26. — Hitler Attacks Norway. London, 1943.Google Scholar
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  38. Slingsby (W. C.), Norway : The Northern Playground. Oxford, 1940.Google Scholar
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3. Spitsbergen

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  7. Nansen (Fridtjof), En ferd til Spitsbergen. Kristiania, 1920.Google Scholar
  8. — Spitsbergen. Leipzig, 1921.Google Scholar
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  10. Stefansson (V.), Arctic Manual. New York, 1944.Google Scholar
  11. Wieder (F. C.), The Dutch Discovery and Mappery of Spitsbergen. Amsterdam, 1919.Google Scholar
  12. Wordie (J. M.), ‘Present-day Conditions in Spitsbergen’. in Geographical Journal, July, 1921.Google Scholar

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