Knut Robberstad

Knut Ingebrikt Robberstad (22 April 1899 – 31 July 1981) was a Norwegian jurist and philologist.[1]

Knut Robberstad, c. 1933

He was born in Askøy, Hordaland, Norway. He was a professor of jurisprudence at the University of Oslo from 1945 to 1969. His juridical publications include Oreigningsvederlaget (1968) and Rettsutferd (1969). A philologist who chaired Noregs Mållag from 1952 to 1957, he translated several documents from Old Norse, including Magnus Lagabøters bylov (1923), a law dating from the reign of Magnus IV of Norway, and Gulatingslovi (1937).[2]


  1. ^ Ola Mestad. "Knut Robberstad". Norsk biografisk leksikon. Retrieved February 1, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Robberstad, Knut (Ingebrikt)". Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007.[permanent dead link]
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Asbjørn Øverås
Chairman of Noregs Mållag
Succeeded by
Hartvig Kiran