Sunday, March 2, 2014

Yngvar Nielsen Passing

Professor Yngvar NielsenIn this Norwegian constitutional bicentennial year, two years short of a century ago today, Professor Yngvar Nielsen passed on.

Yngvar Nielsen was an advisor to and friend of King Oscar II. He was a tutor to the King's sons. Professor Nielsen was a historian, and politically, he belonged to the losing side of the constitutional “evolution” of the late 19th and early 20th century.

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