Widerøe, Viggo

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Name
Widerøe, Viggo Gender: M
born on 13 August 1904 at 19:15 (= 7:15 PM )
Place Oslo, Norway, 59n55, 10e45
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°31' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 21°50 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 20°46'



Biography

Norwegian aviator and entrepreneur. Together with his brother Arild Widerøe and Einar Isdahl he founded Widerøe's Flyveselskap, Norway's third largest airline, on 19 February 1934. The airline is still in operation today and is the largest regional airline in the Nordic countries.

His brother was accelerator physicist Rolf Widerøe. He was the father of Turi Widerøe, Norway's first female air transport pilot.

Widerøe died on 8 January 2002 in Oslo, Norway, aged 97.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • parent->child relationship with Widerøe, Turi (born 23 November 1937)

Events

  • Work : Begin Major Project 19 February 1934 (Founded the Widerøe airline)
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Source Notes

Viktor E. quotes from the midwife records: "7 ¼ EM [eftermiddag (after midday)]." A photograph of the entry for Widerøe is on file at Astrodatabank.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 97)
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Travel : Aviation field (Aviator)