Norwegian history | the High middle ages | Norway
With the High middle ages came expansion and progress. But everything was about to change, in the most brutal way imaginable.
Norwegian history | the Early modern period | Norway
In the year AD 1537, King Christian 3 of Denmark-Norway embraced the Lutheran Reformation, and the Norwegians went from being Catholics to Protestants. The king confiscated the Catholic Church’s considerable wealth, a welcomed addition to the royal coffers. Norway more or less ceased to exist as a sovereign state and became a province under Denmark.
Norwegian history | technology and globalisation | Norway
With a growing population and public sector, Norway pushed through significant reforms in several areas: public structure and organisation, welfare, health care, tax, policing, public services, and more.
Homestead | finding Ole Johan Nyaas and his barn | Norway
With this old photograph in my hand I have set myself a task: how much information can I find in Norwegian online archives based on what the photo tells me?