1863 – Born on September 3rd in Auggedalen, a valley in Gausdal, close to Gudbrandsdal.
1895 – He wrote the well-known comedy, Storken (The Stork).
– He cultivated the novel, the short narrative and the drama, through whose sorts he described, with patetismo in which is not absent a fine humor, the life of the farmers of his country.
1896 – He wrote the novel "In Vinternat" (One night of winter).
1901 – He wrote the novel "Seminaristen" (The Seminarista).
1906 – Wrote the famous comedy "Hanen" (The Rooster).
1953 – Died on January 11th.