Ragnar Vold, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ragnar Vold

Norwegian journalist

Date of Birth: 22-Nov-1906

Place of Birth: Kristiansund Municipality, MΓΈre og Romsdal, Norway

Date of Death: 16-Jun-1967

Profession: politician, contributing editor, journalist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Ragnar Vold

  • Ragnar Vold (22 November 1906 – 16 June 1967) was a Norwegian journalist, non-fiction writer and novelist. He was born in Kristiansund as a son of William Benjamin Hansen Vold (1874–1943) and Helga Askevold (1875–1930), both teachers.
  • He was a grandnephew of Anders Askevold.
  • In May 1937 in Vestre Aker he married nurse Sigrid Marie Johanna Wilhelmsen (1913–1992), a granddaughter of Lars Aagaard Meyer.
  • They had the son Jan Erik Vold, a poet.During the 1930s he was a correspondent for the newspaper Dagbladet, and was among the Norwegian journalists who most explicitly warned about the emergence of Nazism in Germany.
  • From 1945 he edited the foreign affairs section of Dagbladet.
  • He was a minor ballot candidate for the Liberal Party in the 1953 election.He died at the age of 60, in Oslo.

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