Gunnar Sønsteby Norwegian resistance member and writer

Gunnar Sønsteby is a 94 years old Norwegian resistance member and writer from Rjukan, Vestfold og Telemark. Gunnar Sønsteby was born on January 11, 1918 (died on May 10, 2012, he was 94 years old) in Rjukan, Vestfold og Telemark.

Gunnar Sønsteby



Gunnar Fridtjof Thurmann Sønsteby DSO was a member of the Norwegian resistance movement during the German occupation of Norway in World War II. He is also known for being the most highly decorated citizen in Norway including being the only one to have been awarded the War Cross with three swords Norway's highest military decoration.
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Is Gunnar Sønsteby still alive?

No, he died on 05/10/2012, 10 years ago. He was 94 years old when he died. He died in Oslo and buried in Vestre gravlund .

Awards (14)

Awarded 1939–45 Star , awarded Commander of the Order of St. Olav , awarded H. M. The King's Commemorative Medal , awarded Medal of Freedom , awarded Defence Service Medal with Laurel Branch ,


He graduated from University Of Oslo and Harvard Business School

What was Gunnar's zodiac sign?

Gunnar Sønsteby zodiac sign was capricorn.

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