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Yngvar Nielsen (29 July 1843, Arendal, Aust-Agder – 2 March 1916) was a Norwegian historian, politician, geographer and pioneer of tourism in Norway. [1]

37 relations: Arendal, Aust-Agder, Carsten Tank Nielsen, Counts of Wedel-Jarlsberg, Denmark, Eidsvoll, English language, Geographer, German language, Governor-general of Norway, Guide book, Herman Wedel Jarlsberg, Historian, Historisk Tidsskrift (Norway), Knut Helle, Ludvig Ludvigsen Daae, National Archival Services of Norway, Norsk biografisk leksikon, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Norwegian Constituent Assembly, Norwegian Historical Association, Norwegian Trekking Association, Norwegians, Order of St. Olav, Order of the Polar Star, Oscar II of Sweden, Oslo Public Library, Politician, Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke, Prince Oscar Bernadotte, Reisehaandbog over Norge, Riksråd, Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters, Sweden, Swedish royal family, Tourism, University of Oslo.


Arendal is a municipality in the county of Aust-Agder in southeastern Norway.

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Aust-Agder (East Agder) is one of 18 counties (fylker) in Norway, bordering Telemark, Rogaland, and Vest-Agder counties.

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Carsten Tank Nielsen

Carsten Tank Nielsen (18 December 1818 – 1 August 1892) was a Norwegian civil servant and government official.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Counts of Wedel-Jarlsberg

The Count of Wedel-Jarlsberg (also Wedel Jarlsberg) is a title of the Norwegian nobility and of the Danish nobility.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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(sometimes written as Eidsvold) is a municipality in Akershus county, Norway.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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A geographer is a scholar whose area of study is geography, the study of Earth's natural environment and human society.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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Governor-general of Norway

The Governor-general of Norway, styled Rigsstatholder in Danish or Riksståthållare in Swedish, both meaning 'Lieutenant of the realm' (see Stadtholder), was the appointed head of the Norwegian Government in the absence of the Monarch.

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Guide book

A guide book or travel guide is "a book of information about a place designed for the use of visitors or tourists".

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Herman Wedel Jarlsberg

Johan Caspar Herman Wedel Jarlsberg (21 September 1779 – 27 August 1840) was a Norwegian statesman and count.

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A historian is a person who studies and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it.

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Historisk Tidsskrift (Norway)

Historisk Tidsskrift is a Norwegian history journal.

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Knut Helle

Knut Helle (19 December 1930 – 27 June 2015) was a Norwegian historian.

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Ludvig Ludvigsen Daae

Ludvig Ludvigsen Daae (7 December 1834 – 17 March 1910) was a Norwegian historian and author.

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National Archival Services of Norway

The National Archival Services of Norway (Arkivverket) is a Norwegian government agency that is responsible for keeping state archives, conducts control of public archiving and works to preserve private archives.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Norsk biografisk leksikon

Norsk biografisk leksikon is the largest Norwegian biographical encyclopedia.

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Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi, DNVA) is a learned society based in Oslo, Norway.

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Norwegian Constituent Assembly

The Norwegian Constituent Assembly (in Norwegian Grunnlovsforsamlingen, also known as Riksforsamlingen) is the name given to the 1814 Constitutional Assembly at Eidsvoll in Norway, that voted the Norwegian Constitution and formalised the dissolution of the union with Denmark.

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Norwegian Historical Association

The Norwegian Historical Association (Den norske historiske forening, HIFO) is a Norwegian historical organization.

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Norwegian Trekking Association

The Norwegian Trekking Association (Den norske turistforening, DNT) is a Norwegian association which maintains mountain trails and cabins in Norway.

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Norwegians (nordmenn) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Norway.

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Order of St. Olav

The Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav (Den Kongelige Norske Sankt Olavs Orden; or Sanct Olafs Orden, the old Norwegian name) is a Norwegian order of chivalry instituted by King Oscar I on August 21, 1847.

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Order of the Polar Star

The Order of the Polar Star (Swedish: Nordstjärneorden) is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the Seraphim.

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Oscar II of Sweden

Oscar II (Oscar Fredrik; 21 January 1829 – 8 December 1907) was King of Sweden from 1872 until his death, and the last Bernadotte King of Norway from 1872 until his dethronement in 1905.

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Oslo Public Library

Oslo Public Library (officially called in Norwegian Deichmanske bibliotek, Deichman Library), is the municipal public library serving Oslo, Norway and is the country's first and largest library.

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A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government.

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Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke

Prince Eugen Napoleon Nicolaus of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Närke (1 August 1865 – 17 August 1947) was a Swedish painter, art collector and patron of artists.

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Prince Oscar Bernadotte

Prince Oscar Carl August Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (15 November 1859 – 4 October 1953) was a Swedish religious activist, the second son of King Oscar II of Sweden and his consort, Sofia of Nassau.

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Reisehaandbog over Norge

Reisehaandbog over Norge is a Norwegian travel guide book first published in 1879 by Yngvar Nielsen.

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Riksrådet (in Norwegian and Swedish), Rigsrådet (in Danish) or (English: The Council of the Realm and The Council of the State – sometimes translated as "Privy Council") is the name of the councils of the Scandinavian countries that ruled the countries together with the kings from late Middle Ages to the 17th century.

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Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab, DKNVS) is a learned society based in Trondheim, Norway.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish royal family

The Swedish royal family (Svenska kungafamiljen) since 1818 has consisted of a number of persons in the Swedish Royal House of Bernadotte, closely related to the King of Sweden.

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Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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University of Oslo

The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yngvar_Nielsen

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