Sverre Kjeldstadli

Sverre Arnljot Breste Kjeldstadli (14 February 1916 – 28 March 1961) was a Norwegian historian.

During World War II he was a courier for Milorg. His dr.philos. thesis from 1959, Hjemmestyrkene. Hovedtrekk av den militære motstanden under okkupasjonen, has been an inspiration for later works by other historians.[1]

He was a son of trade unionist Lars Kjeldstadli (1870–1934) and his wife Beate, (born Lotsberg, (1880–1965). He was a son-in-law of Daniel Grini,[2] and together with Ellen Helvig Grini (1918–2001) he had the son, historian Knut Kjeldstadli.[3] He died in March 1961 and was buried in Ullern.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sørensen, Øystein (1995). "Kjeldstadli, Sverre". In Dahl; Hjeltnes; Nøkleby; Ringdal; Sørensen (eds.). Norsk krigsleksikon 1940-45 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Cappelen. p. 214. ISBN 82-02-14138-9. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2010.
  2. ^ Kjeldstadli, Knut (2010). Mine fire besteforeldre (in Norwegian). Oslo: Pax. ISBN 978-82-530-3342-6.
  3. ^ Myhre, Jan Eivind. "Knut Kjeldstadli". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Cemeteries in Norway". DIS-Norge. Retrieved 5 July 2011(image of tombstone) {{cite web}}: External link in |postscript= (help)CS1 maint: postscript (link)