Bjørn Paulson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bjørn Paulson

Athletics competitor and jurist

Date of Birth: 21-Jun-1923

Place of Birth: Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

Date of Death: 14-Jan-2008

Profession: jurist, athletics competitor, public ministry

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Bjørn Paulson

  • Bjørn Andreas Paulson (21 June 1923 – 14 January 2008) was a Norwegian high jumper and jurist. He was a grandson of Andreas Paulson.
  • He was born in Bergen, but represented the club IL Skjalg.
  • At the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London he finished second in the high jump final with a jump of 1.95 metres.
  • He became Norwegian champion in 1948.
  • His personal best jump was 1.96 metres, achieved at the Norwegian championships in August 1948 in Trondheim.A cand.jur.
  • by education, Paulson became a police superintendent in 1953.
  • From 1967 to 1993 he worked as a public prosecutor.
  • He died in 2008.

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