Hans Daae

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Hans Daae
General - Hans Daae.jpg
Born(1865-10-15)15 October 1865
Kragerø, Norway
Died10 December 1926(1926-12-10) (aged 61)
Military officer
Sports official
Parent(s)Anders Daae
AwardsOrder of St. Olav
Order of the Dannebrog
Order of the Polar Star

Hans Daae (15 October 1865 – 10 December 1926) was a Norwegian physician, military officer and sports official.

Daae was born in Kragerø to prison director Anders Daae and Anna Honoria Hansen. He married Anna Helen Alm in 1894.[1]

He graduated as cand.med. in 1890, and was also a military officer. He headed the Norwegian Army's medical service from 1909, and was promoted major general in 1917. He initiated and edited the magazine Norsk Tidsskrift for Militærmedicin. From 1916 to 1920 he chaired the sports asscociation Centralforeningen for utbredelse af idræt. He was decorated Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav in 1911, and was a Commander of the Order of the Dannebrog. He died in Oslo in 1926.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Brinchmann, Chr; Daae, Anders; Hammer, K.V., eds. (1912). "Daae, Hans". Hvem er Hvem? Haandbog over samtidige norske mænd og kvinder (in Norwegian) (1 ed.). Kristiania: Aschehoug. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  2. ^ Amundsen, O. Delphin (1947). Den kongelige norske Sankt Olavs Orden (in Norwegian). Oslo: Grøndahl. p. 389.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Oscar Sigvald Julius Strugstad
Chairman of Centralforeningen
Succeeded by
Hjalmar Krag
(Norges Landsforbund for Idræt)