Einfrid Perstølen, Norwegian psychiatrist, Died at 99

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Einfrid Perstølen was born on June 15, 1917 and died on January 7, 2017.

She was a Norwegian psychiatrist and language proponent.

Einfrid Perstølen was born in Ål and was a specialist in child psychiatry.

Perstølen was an assisting chief physician in Oslo from 1961 to 1972 and then ran a private clinic.

Einfrid made frequent appearances in Norwegian radio.

Perstølen settled in Asker.

Perstølen was a proponent of the Nynorsk written form of Norwegian.

Perstølen was a member of the board of Noregs Mållag from 1966 to 1971, and a member of the Norwegian Language Council from 1976 to 1984.

Perstølen was known for pressuring the Bank of Norway to print Nynorsk tekst together with Bokmål on Norwegian krone bills, particularly through a series of letters to the Governor of the Bank of Norway, Knut Getz Wold.

Einfrid Perstølen passed away at 99 years old.

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