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Geir Ivarsøy Birthday

Geir Ivarsøy Birthday - 27 June 1957

Geir Ivarsøy was born on 27 June, 1957

Co-creator of Opera web browser with Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner. The two were employed by Telenor, a Norwegian telecommunications company, where they developed Opera browser (originally known as MultiTorg Opera)

After a long battle with cancer, Ivarsøy died at the young age of 48. Since version 9, the “About” page in Opera web browser carries the statement – “In memory of Geir Ivarsøy”.

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