Preceded by: Johan Nygaardsvold (as Prime Minister)
Vidkun Quisling, in full Vidkun Abraham Lauritz Jonsson Quisling, (born July 18, 1887, Fyresdal, Norway—died October 24, 1945, Akershus Fortress, Oslo), Norwegian army officer whose collaboration with the Germans in their occupation of Norway during World War II …
Vidkun Abraham Lauritz Jonsson Quisling, whose name became synonymous with the word traitor, was born in Fyresdal, Norway on July 18, 1887 to Jon Lauritz (a priest) and Anna Caroline Bang Quisling. As a child, Quisling was interested in religion, metaphysics, and mathematics.
Norwegian Leader. His name was his legacy for it has been used in the coining of a new world wide word and meaning, Quisling a synonym for Traitor. Vidkun Quisling entered the Norwegian army serving as a military attache in Petrograd and Helsinki then involving himself in …
Place Of Birth: Fyresdal kommune, Telemark fylke, Norway
Oct 24, 2008 · 1945: Vidkun Quisling, who made his name as a traitor. October 24th, 2008 Headsman. On this date in 1945, eponymous Nazi collaborator Vidkun Quisling was shot at Oslo’s Akershus Fortress for high treason.
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Vidkun Abraham Lauritz Jonssøn Quisling was a Norwegian politician and officer, commonly known as one of World War II’s most infamous traitors. He held the office of Minister President of Norway from February 1, 1942, to the end of World War II, while the elected social democratic cabinet of Johan Nygaardsvold was exiled in London.
The recent full moon lighting up the fjord in Bodø. 29 · 5 comments . Norweignans, Vidkun Quisling said ‘in 10 years I shall become another St. Olav’, how do you feel about Quisling 70 years later? Well if anything Quisling seems to have been far more optimistic than Hamsun, the Norwegian writer who more famously declared in one of