Johanne Grieg Cederblad
Johanne Grieg Cederblad was born in Bergen, Norway.
In 1933 she settled in Uppsala and was very involved in popular education. She also worked with elderly care and patients in psychiatric hospitals. Grieg Cederblad was also a children's book author and lecturer.
Grieg Cederblad was also a translator of Swedish fiction to Norwegian from the time she came to Sweden until the end of the 1940s. She employed by her brother Harald (founder, major shareholder and CEO of Gyldendal Norsk Forlag). She also wrote articles in Alle Kvinners Blad.
Johanne Grieg Cederblad and Bothild Fredriksson examine the garments collected by the Swedish Norway help (during WWII). The picture is published in UNT 1940. Photo: Paul Sandberg / Upplandsmuseet.
During the war years and during the German occupation of Norway, Grieg Cederblad was very active in the Norway help. In 1946, she was awarded King Haakon VII's Cross of freedom for her work.
Burial site: 0110-0498A
Image description: Johanne Grieg Cederblad, 1958. Photo: From private collection. [The image is cropped]
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