Edvard Edvardsen

Edvard Edvardsen (16 November 1630 – March 1695) was a Norwegian historian and educator. He was born in Bergen. His descriptions of the city of Bergen have been basis for several later historical works. He was assigned at the Bergen Cathedral School, and among his students were the later priest and poet Petter Dass and playwright Ludvig Holberg.[1][2]

Edvard Edvardsen
Born(1630-11-16)16 November 1630
Bergen, Norway
Died1695 (aged 64–65)
OccupationHistorian and educator


  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Edvard Edvardsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  2. ^ Fossen, Anders Bjarne. "Edvard Edvardsen". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 August 2013.