Knut Haugland

1917 - 2009

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Knut Magne Haugland, DSO, MM, (23 September 1917 – 25 December 2009) was a resistance fighter and noted explorer from Norway, who accompanied Thor Heyerdahl on his famous 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Knut Haugland has received more than 104,621 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Knut Haugland is the 180th most popular explorer, the 125th most popular biography from Norway and the 12th most popular Norwegian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Knut Haugland ranks 180 out of 405Before him are Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie, Don Walsh, St John Philby, Daniel Boone, Lincoln Ellsworth, and Alexander Andreyevich Baranov. After him are Ruy López de Villalobos, Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Vasily Tatishchev, Gustav Nachtigal, William Parry, and Ingvar the Far-Travelled.

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Among people born in 1917, Knut Haugland ranks 120Before him are Wieland Wagner, Phaedon Gizikis, Paul Frère, Yakov Pavlov, Samael Aun Weor, and Ann Rutherford. After him are Shams Pahlavi, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, Džemal Bijedić, June Allyson, Donald Davidson, and Robert Conquest. Among people deceased in 2009, Knut Haugland ranks 95Before him are Brittany Murphy, Edward Schillebeeckx, Vasily Aksyonov, Félix Malloum, Hélio Gracie, and Joseph Wiseman. After him are Frank McCourt, Willy DeVille, Johannes Mario Simmel, Inger Christensen, David Eddings, and Lino Lacedelli.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Knut Haugland ranks 125 out of 735Before him are Margit Sandemo (1924), Thorbjørn Jagland (1950), Jørgen Moe (1813), Belle Gunness (1859), Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971), and Colin Archer (1832). After him are Trygve Bratteli (1910), Rikard Nordraak (1842), Anne Holt (1958), Ole Einar Bjørndalen (1974), Frits Thaulow (1847), and May-Britt Moser (1963).

Among EXPLORERS In Norway

Among explorers born in Norway, Knut Haugland ranks 12Before him are Ohthere of Hålogaland (900), Otto Sverdrup (1854), Naddodd (900), Oscar Wisting (1871), Carsten Borchgrevink (1864), and Hjalmar Johansen (1867). After him are Jens Munk (1579), Helmer Hanssen (1870), Helge Ingstad (1899), Carl Anton Larsen (1860), Olav Bjaaland (1873), and Sverre Hassel (1876).