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Per Jonas Nordhagen
Norwegian art historian

Per Jonas Nordhagen

Per Jonas Nordhagen
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Intro Norwegian art historian
Is Historian Art historian Professor
From Norway
Field Arts Academia Social science
Gender male
Birth 30 October 1929, Bergen, Norway
Age 92 years
Star sign Scorpio
Father: Rolf Nordhagen
Siblings: Rolf Nordhagen
University of Oslo
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Per Jonas Nordhagen (born 30 October 1929) is a Norwegian art historian.

He was born in Bergen as a son of professor Rolf Nordhagen (1894–1979) and Elisabeth Marie Myhre (1900–1979). He was a grandson of Johan Nordhagen and nephew of Olaf Nordhagen. He has been married twice; first to art historian Signe Horn Fuglesang, a daughter of Rolf Jørgen Fuglesang.

He finished his secondary education in 1948 and took the mag.art. degree (PhD equivalent) at the University of Oslo in 1955. He was a lecturer at the University of Oslo from 1962 to 1969, and after taking the dr.philos. degree in 1968 he became a docent at the University of Bergen from 1969 to 1973. He managed the Norwegian Institute in Rome from 1973, succeeding his mentor Hans Peter L'Orange, before being a docent at the University of Oslo from 1976 to 1986 and a professor at the University of Bergen from 1986 to 1999. He was elected to the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in 1974.

His special field was Roma and Byzantine mosaics and frescos. He has also been involved in architecture and protection of buildings, among others in the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Norwegian Monuments. In 1994 he became deputy chairman of the National Gallery of Norway.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 20 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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