Karen Margrethe Myhre Norway

Biography of Karen Margrethe Myhre

Karen Margrethe Myhre graduated MB from Queen Margaret College in 1901, making her the first female Norwegian student at the University of Glasgow.

Myhre was born at Vossestrand, near Bergen, Norway, daughter of Jakob, a retired engineer.

She began her studies at the QMC in 1893 aged 25, and returned to Norway upon graduation to pursue a career as a physician.


Archival Materials

  • R3/1/1 (vol. 2)


Karen Margrethe Myhre
Born 20 March 1867.
GU Degree: MB, 1901; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: The first female Norwegian student at the University of Glasgow, Medical graduate in 1901
Record last updated: 3rd Jun 2014

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