Monday, February 1, 2010

Republican for Active King

Caricature from 1905 by Andreas Bloch in 'Korsaren': Johan Scharffenberg being spanked by “Mother Norway”Two score and five years ago today, Johan Scharffenberg passed away.

Scharffenberg was active in 1905 for the republican cause in the Kingdom of Norway, but at the end of World War II he was behind a move to give more powers to the King.

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