Niels Onstad
Norwegian shipowner and art collector
Niels Onstad
Niels Onstad was a Norwegian shipowner and art collector. Niels Onstad as born in Kristiania. In 1935, together with his brother Haakon Onstad, he started the shipping company, Niels Onstad Tank Rederi A / S, which later was named Niels Onstads Tankrederi with headquarters in Oslo. Haakon Onstad had entered ship owning in 1932 with the Pan Gothia but because of the uncertain financial times the ship was given Swedish registry under Rederi A/B Pagota.
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NYTimes - over 13 years
TALLEY -- Astrid Onstad. Died peacefully on September 15, 2003 in Palm Beach, FL. Loving wife of John J. Talley. Mother of Christine Moseley, Kari Talley and the late Elizabeth and Mary Jane Moseley. Step sister of Bradley Goodyear Smith, L.R. Gwynn and Richard Bacon. Daughter of the late Niels Onstad and step daughter of film star, Sonja Henie.
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NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: The cultural highlights in Europe this fall and winter range from the opening of a new Chinese Export gallery in London to a dance festival in Paris and carnival in Venice. The listing is based on information from New York Times bureaus in London, Paris, Rome, Bonn and Madrid. Dollar figures are approximate. The cultural highlights in Europe
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NYTimes - over 32 years
ONCE an integral part of architecture, art has been its barely tolerated guest during the reign of the International style. The corporate clients of architects are getting ever more active as collectors of art, but the sculpture that often stands outside their buildings remains an accessory - a giveaway strapped to the side of the main product. A
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NYTimes - over 32 years
BARNABY J. FEDER is a Times correspondent based in London. Although Oslo, with a population of 450,000, is one of the smallest capitals in Europe, the city's 900-year history as a center of Norwegian heritage has provided a rich bounty for visitors. One could spend the better part of a week visiting museums alone. Moreover, Oslo is entrancingly
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  • 1978
    Age 69
    Died in 1978.
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  • 1956
    Age 47
    In 1956 Niels Onstad married Sonja Henie.
    More Details Hide Details Niels Onstad, whose mother had been a painter, had many contacts in the Norwegian art world, including the Edvard Munch. Together Onstad and Henie established the Henie-Onstad Art Centre at Høvikodden in Bærum southwest of Oslo. Onstad played football for SFK Lyn in his younger days. He played as defender on the club's first-team, including a feature in the 1928 Norwegian Football Cup final.
  • 1940
    Age 31
    In 1940, Niels Onstad fled to the United States during the Occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany.
    More Details Hide Details Haakon Onstad relocated to Kungsbacka, Sweden where he formed Rederi A/B Kungsoil and Rederi A/B Monacus.
  • 1932
    Age 23
    Haakon Onstad had entered ship owning in 1932 with the Pan Gothia but because of the uncertain financial times the ship was given Swedish registry under Rederi A/B Pagota.
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  • 1909
    Age 0
    Born in 1909.
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