The Family Tree

  • Arild Stubhaug


On the paternal side, Sophus Lie’s family tree stems from a certain Peder Lauridtzen of Streømsø in what is today the city of Drammen, west of Oslo. The sixty year-old Peder Lauridtzen is described in the census for 1665 as a beach dweller; in other words, he was far from being a member of the merchant bourgeoisie, and one might surmise, was a type of crofter who fished the fjord with a small boat.


Beach Mast 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arild Stubhaug
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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