Johan Ferner

Johan Martin Ferner ( Johan Martin Jacobsen; 22 July 1927  24 January 2015) was a Norwegian sailor and Olympic medalist. He won a silver medal in the 6 metre class with the boat Elisabeth X at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki,[1] together with Finn Ferner (his brother), Erik Heiberg, Tor Arneberg and Carl Mortensen.[2] He was married to Princess Astrid, the sister of King Harald V of Norway.[1] He was also the brother-in-law of Princess Ragnhild.[1]

Johan Martin Ferner
Johan Martin Ferner in 2007.
Personal information
Birth nameJohan Martin Jacobsen
Born(1927-07-22)22 July 1927
Asker, Norway
Died24 January 2015(2015-01-24) (aged 87)
The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Spouse(s)
Ingeborg Hesselberg-Meyer
(m. 1953; div. 1956)

(m. 1961)

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