Hans Blom Olsen Norway

Biography of Hans Blom Olsen

Hans Blom Olsen enrolled at the University in 1880, aged 26, to study Senior Engineering. He is believed to be the earliest student from Norway at the University of Glasgow.

Olsen was born in Larvik, a town in the county of Vestfold, son of Thorvald Olsen, a judge.


Archival Materials

  • R8/5/1/7 Matriculation Slips 1880-1881 Men N - R


Hans Blom Olsen
Born 1854.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1880;
University Link: Student
English snippet: The earliest Norwegian student at the University of Glasgow in 1880
Record last updated: 3rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

Norway Norway, Larvik
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student