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Oskar Mendelsohn (29 March 1912 – 1 August 1993) was a Norwegian educator, non-fiction writer and historian.

He was born in Trondheim. Among his books is a two-volume work on the history of Jews in Norway, published in 1969 and 1986. In 1990 he published a book on the persecution of Jews in Norway during World War II (English edition in 1991). He was decorated Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav in 1989.[1][2]


  1. ^ Johansen, Per Ole. "Oskar Mendelsohn". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Oskar Mendelsohn". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 25 February 2012.