RIP: Johannes H. Berg (1956-2004)

Johannes H. Berg, Norwegian science fiction fan, died from complications of cancer on Thursday, April 29, 2004.

Sometimes called Norway’s Number One fan, Berg was a conrunner and fanzine editor who was particularly known for the parties he threw at conventions around the world. One of the founders of the science fiction society Aniara in the 1970s, he served as foreign agent for many conventions and convention bids. In 1998 he was Fan Guest of Honor at Intercontact, an international convention in Oslo, Norway.

He was 48.