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Resvoll-Holmsen, Hanna (1873–1943)

Resvoll-Holmsen, Hanna (1873–1943)

Norwegian explorer, photographer and botanist. Name variations: Hanna Resvoll-Dieset; Hanna Resvold. Born Hanna Marie Resvoll, Sept 11, 1873, in the Vaågaå valley of southern Norway; died Mar 13, 1943, in Oslo, Norway; dau. of Hans and Julie Marie (Deichman) Resvoll; sister of Thekla Resvoll, botanist; m. a man named Dieset; m. Gunnar Holmsen (1880–1976), 1909; children: Per Holmsen (b. 1911).

Was a member of a small Norwegian scientific expedition to Svalbard (Spitsbergen archipelago, 1907); photographed plant life.

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