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 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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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 .
Gunnar Sønsteby zodiac sign was capricorn.
Other facts about Gunnar Sønsteby
|Award||Student Society in Trondheim, Defence Medal 1940–1945, War Cross (Norway), Norwegian Police Cross of Honour, Tinn, Medal of Freedom, Defence Medal (United Kingdom), Haakon VII 70th Anniversary Medal, Norwegian Defence Cross of Honour, Distinguished Service Order,|
|Place of death||Oslo , country: Norway|
|Languages spoken, written or signed||Norwegian|
|Conflict||Norwegian Resistance Movement|
|Family name||Sønsteby. Show people with the surname Sønsteby|
|Work period (start)||1940-01-01T00:00:00Z|
|Date of death||2012-05-10T00:00:00Z|
|Member of||Norwegian Independent Company 1|
|Country of citizenship||Norway|
|Name in native language||Gunnar Fridtjof Thurmann Sønsteby|
|Subject has role||Refugee|
|Place of burial||Vestre Gravlund|
|Given name||Fridtjof , series ordinal: 2|