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Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (8 December 1832 – 26 Aprile 1910) wis a Norse writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Leeteratur "as a tribute tae his noble, magnificent an versatile poetry, which haes always been distinguished bi baith the freshness o its inspiration an the rare purity o its spirit". Bjørnson is considered tae be ane o The Fower Greats (De Fire Store) amang Norse writers, the ithers bein Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, an Alexander Kielland.[1]

Nobel prize medal.svg Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Portrett av Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, ca 1903 - no-nb digifoto 20150129 00041 bldsa BB0803.jpg
Born Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson
8 December 1832(1832-12-08)
Kvikne, Norawa
Dee'd 26 Apryle 1910(1910-04-26) (aged 77)
Paris, Fraunce
Thrift Poet, novelist, playwricht, lyricist
Naitionality Norwegian
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Leeteratur
Spoose Karoline Reimers
Bairns Bjørn Bjørnson, Bergljot Ibsen
Relatives Peder Bjørnson (faither), Elise Nordraak (mither)



  1. Grøndahl, Carl Henrik; Tjomsland, Nina (1978). The Literary masters of Norway: with samples of their works. Tanum-Norli. ISBN 978-82-518-0727-2. SBN.