Knut Erik Tranøy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Knut Erik Tranøy

Norwegian philosopher

Date of Birth: 10-Dec-1918

Place of Birth: Oslo, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 19-Mar-2012

Profession: philosopher

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Knut Erik Tranøy

  • Knut Erik Tranøy (10 December 1918 – 19 March 2012) was a Norwegian philosopher.
  • During World War II Tranøy, along with 700 other Norwegian students, was deported to the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany.
  • He was appointed professor at the University of Bergen from 1959, and at the University of Oslo from 1978.
  • His main contributions have been in fields of ethics, particularly in medicine and science.
  • He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters from 1979.
  • He was decorated as Knight, First Class of the Royal Norwegian Order of St.
  • Olav in 2002.He resided at Fossum terrasse.

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