Mads H. Andenæs

Mads Henry Andenæs (22 April 1940 – 12 May 2019) was a Norwegian legal academic.

He was born in Oslo as a son of Johs. Andenæs. He took the dr.juris degree in 1978 on the thesis Sameier og selskaper, and was appointed as a professor at the University of Oslo in 1986. Other publications include Aksjeselskapsrett (2nd ed. 1992), Konkurs (2nd ed. 1999), Rettskildelære (1997) og Aksjeselskaper & allmennaksjeselskaper (1998).[1]

He was married to Ellen Holager Andenæs.[1] In his youth he was a javelin thrower, with a personal best throw of 73.12 metres at Bislett stadion in 1960. He represented the club IK Tjalve,[2] having represented St. Hanshaugens IF as a teenager.[3] He died in his home, aged 79.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Mads Henry Andenæs". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 4 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Spyd/Javelin Throw". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 9 May 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Johansen, Tore. "Gutter 16 år - 1956 (f. 1940)" (PDF). Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 5 July 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Death announcement, Aftenposten 15 May 2019, p. 53