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Bjørgan. Bjørgan was created by “Stein Ståle,” the pseudonym of the Norwegian author Tryggve Hirsch, and appeared in Dødstonene (1942) and Åndemasken (1943).

Bjørgan is the Chief of Police (Overbetjent) in a borough of Oslo. He is a careful detective who stresses the rational approach to crime solving, and is skeptical and stalwart in his treatment of seemingly supernatural crimes.

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