On the AMC Western drama Hell on Wheels, actor Christopher Heyerdahl plays Thor Gundersen, also known as The Swede, who is Thomas Durant’s (Colm Meaney) ruthless head of security. Try again later. In our arrogance we forget this but in the end we rise from the land only to return." Still under the alias of Bishop Joseph Dutson, he attempts to keep Cullen at the Mormon fort, claiming to be motivated by an urge to see him attain redemption. Probably an Asgardian, could be a Viking as well. Thor is a real god worshiped in the past and today as well. ("Blood Moon Rising"), Gundersen, now going by the alias Andersen, comes to the aid of the Dutsons, a small Mormon family when their wagon axle breaks. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. Sorry! We after all, animals. So many still … However, Cullen intervenes, saves Elam, and takes him to the woods. Failed to delete memorial. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? Please try again later. Gundersen plummets into the water below and with his hands still tied, floating down stream and is presumed dead by Bohannon. Bonus blessing: Finding silk ones with snazzy patterns. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. You have chosen this person to be their own family member. Thor was married to Sif, a golden-haired goddess with whom he fathered a daughter, Thrúd. This was handled by the ruthless (and actually psychopathic) security chief only referred to as the Swede (real name: Thor Gundersen and he’s actually Norwegian). He takes advantage of Reverend Cole's declining mental health and uses him to sabotage a train carrying an injured Thomas Durant to Chicago. Solution(By Examveda Team) One word substitute is Anecdote. Tale: a fictitious or true narrative or story, especially one that is imaginatively recounted. Make sure that the file is a photo. Valiant Thor, or Val, is mentioned in Frank E. Stranges Stranger at the Pentagon as a delegate of the “High Council”, who had VIP status at the Pentagon from 1957 to 1960, to discuss concerns of the Cold War development of nuclear arms in the United States that was leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. According to Gundersen, he used to be a bookkeeper and was "good with numbers." GREAT NEWS! September 14th, 2014 - Thor arrives at a very corporate, polished hotel conference center in plaid shirt and blue jeans, roll of charts in hand. Thor’s hammer, named Mjölnir, was not his only weapon. Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. Gundersen plays a minor role in Season 4. Thor Gunderson, aged eighty-six years, a pioneer resident of Kenyon and vicinity passed away on Saturday, October 21st. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. The mob then tars and feathers him and runs him out of town. Gundersen arrives and Durant orders him to have Cullen launch a counterattack on the renegades. His children were all associated with strength and braveness, embodying their father’s featu… Instead, he uttered one chilling comment that God should have mercy on his soul, not his own. The subject of ballads, books and films, Robin Hood has proven to be one of popular culture’s most enduring folk heroes. Thor Gundersen's Blogs Friday, October 23, 2020. Thor is een Amerikaanse superheldenfilm uit 2011, gebaseerd op het gelijknamige personage van Marvel Comics.De film werd geregisseerd door Kenneth Branagh, geproduceerd door Marvel Studios, en uitgebracht door Paramount Pictures.De hoofdrollen worden gespeeld door Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Jaimie Alexander en Anthony Hopkins.. De film is de vierde die deel … Gundersen is introduced as a harsh enforcer and questions Cullen Bohannon about the death of Daniel Johnson, the railroad's foreman. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. Ezra flees, but Gundersen calls after him that he will find him. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Fighting him off, this experience made Gundersen realize that whether he survived or not was a simple matter of adding up various actions, no matter how amoral they may be. Bohannon was chained and nearly hanged – since he had last been seen with Johnson and didn’t blame anyone else for the murder either. Durant shrugs the matter off when Cullen and Elam arrive on horseback to provide help. GREAT NEWS! ("One Less Mule") Gundersen meets up with a member of the Mormon fort and introduces himself as Bishop Joseph Dutson and that his family has been taken by Indians. Oops, we were unable to send the email. The land demands it. Not much is known about Thor Gundersen except for the fact that he is actually Norwegian . Because Odin is the true bad guy. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. ("Pride, Pomp and Circumstance"), Upon discovering the Irish gang, Gundersen allows them to hang Elam as entertainment in the Starlight Saloon. Upon the arrival of Senator Jordan Crane, Gundersen informs him that Cullen Bohannon is the man responsible for the murders of former Union soldiers. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. The Irishman hesitates, and Gundersen stabs him in the eye with a fork. AJ. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. He presents his evidence to Durant, who scoffs and tells Gundersen that every one of the workers at Hell on Wheels are criminals. Mrs. Gunderson passed away a few years ago. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. But that isn’t the case. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. Probably an Asgardian, could be a Viking as well. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He had previously been working on collecting and writing down Norse myths and poetry, and suddenly he came up with a theory that could tie all his loose historical and mythical ends together. From the Rice County Journal, Nov. 1, 1911:Thor Gunderson, aged eighty-six years, a pioneer resident of Kenyon and vicinity passed away on Saturday, October 21st. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. He also possessed a magical belt, iron gloves and a staff, all — as was the Norse tradition — with names of their own. So while they were on their ships plundering villages and what not they must have had some campfire stories to tell. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. Gundersen killed the man who tried to eat his arm -- and given his shaken reaction to recounting the event, and that he had recently been unfazed to kill men with even less justification, it is somewhat implied that Gundersen survived Andersonville by eating the flesh of the man who tried to eat his arm. There was an error deleting this problem. I had to go into the Norwegian archive to find that. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Gundersen provides this information in return for information about Sergent Frank Harper, Cullen's new target in his quest for revenge. ("Slaughterhouse"), "The reason you hate me is that I am a constant reminder of the capacity for evil that resides within you." Introduction A human Odin treated as a God in northern Europe was the hypothesis for Thor Heyerdahl in his last project, Jakten på Odin (The search for Odin).. That’s a historical fact. A: No, definitely not. Please reset your password. Generally, Gods are Gods and men are men living in 2 rather different worlds. Gundersen warns of an impending Sioux attack that all but Bohannon are skeptical of. They discover her dressing herself with Elam in his tent. Bohannon states that there is another way to get rid of Gundersen: Inform Durant of Gundersen's embezzlement of railway funds. Antidote: a medicine taken or given to counteract a particular poison. After fleeing Hell on Wheels once he sabotaged the steam engine, he was tortured to within inches from death by the Sioux, who did not believe Gundersen was the White Spirit. While Odin was the Allfather, it was no real … He was the villain that this show needed and deserved. The Swede -- Thor Gunderson -- was bellyflop champion in Norway back in 1855 and 1856, so I knew he could take that shallow dive and come out smiling. ("God of Chaos"), Gundersen returns to Hell on Wheels as the equivalent of a custodian for the rundown community. Just because the Christian God, Jesus, was based on a normal person doesn't mean that the Gods of the other religions are. However, since the title of this article is “Black Dispatches: Real-Life Superheroes in the Age of Steam(funk),” it demands an explanation of just what steamfunk is. Please try again later. ("The White Spirit"). GREAT NEWS! There is a problem with your email/password. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. The poster declares a $250 bounty for the capture of Bohannon for the murders at Hell on Wheels and for the ones on the eastern seaboard. Thor’s father is Odin, the half-giant and ruler of the Aesir gods, and his mother is Jord (known as Fjörgen in old Norse), the earth goddess who is entirely of giant ancestry.Thor was married to Sif, a golden-haired goddess with whom he fathered a daughter, Thrúd.He had one son, Magni, with his lover, the giant Járnsaxa, and another called Modi. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. He met Cullen one last time before going to the noose, and showed little repentance or remorse. As the episode opens, we finally get some real history on Thor Gundersen. The studio has made it look like God of Mischief Loki, Frost Giant Laufey, Dark Elf Malekith, and Goddess of Death Hela are the villains of the Thor movies. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. Bohannon returns from his battle against the renegade Cheyenne dog warriors, and Sean McGinnes asks him to kill Gundersen for the benefit of the community. Gundersen is pleasantly surprised when Huntington actually recognizes that he is Norwegian. Cullen refuses, stating that he isn't a "hired gun." I hope you enjoy this, guys! Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. A: Invented!? Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? During his time at Andersonville, Gundersen lost over half of his body weight, noting that he "just couldn't make the numbers add up." Cullen does not implicate anyone when questioned, even though Johnson's true killer was Elam Ferguson. Not much is known about Thor Gundersen except for the fact that he is actually Norwegian. Thor Gundersen's Blogs ... shoot lightning and darkness, use danmaku projectiles, nullify a person from using their strongest attacks, can possess people, steal thoughts and crush souls. Thor hunts for Odin Notice a Reuters News Agency report from Nov. 30, 2001: "The Viking god Odin may have been a real king who lived in what is now southern Russia 2,000 years ago, Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl said in a controversial new book on Thursday. Mr. Gunderson leaves the following children: M. T. Gunderson, Mrs. C. A. Gunderson, Miss Tomina Gunderson of Kenyon; G. B. and Ed Gunderson of Minneapolis; Carl Gunderson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Gregory Toole, an Irish bigot and railway worker, incites a gang to attack the departing Native Americans. In 1863, he was a “member” of the Union Army. A few experts have postulated that this was because Odin demanded occasional human sacrifices while Thor did not, but the real reason for Thor's popularity is fairly obvious. Christopher Heyerdahl, Actor: Togo. ("Derailed"). 1 2. S. O. Simundson officiating. Early life and family. He tells Bohannon about how pleasurable it was to murder Lily as Bohannon prepares to hang him. I did not ask for the assignment nor did I know what it was. There is no evidence to suggest that Thor was a real person. AJ. We have set your language to This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. There is no evidence to suggest that Thor was a real person. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. Later on, Gundersen appoints himself as referee during Elam and Cullen's fight, which was arranged by Durant in order to distract the workers from their missing wages. Gundersen arrives at the saloon and questions Mr. Toole. Asgard was the seat of King Odin and his son Thor (yes, our beloved Thor was originally a Norse mythological character). He also reveals that he was essentially raised by a slave after the passing of his mother, and thus treated his slaves very well. Harper reveals his discharge papers showing proof that he was discharged due to disability prior to the murder of Mary Bohannon. During the Civil War, he served on the Union side behind the front line as a quartermaster directing supplies. When she returns the next morning, he strangles her to death in order to make sure Bohannon will suffer at the very thought of Gundersen or Lily. Another reason to explain why Ivar was known as “boneless” comes down to a mistake in translation. An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request, There is an open photo request for this memorial. Family. Death resulted from old age. Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. Sean McGinnes witnesses the two and informs Cullen that he has seen a man wearing a Union jacket with sergeant's stripes. Cullen pistol-whips his victim, grabs a leather strap, and beats Gundersen. Mixed in with my narrative below, you'll find seven first-person accounts I scooped off the Web to give you a clear understanding of how the show, er, rolls. This turns out to be an elaborate ruse to order to murder Joseph and his wife, Eleanor in the river. Odin was the chief of the gods, but Thor may have been the most popular. She stole his cuckoo clock in the process. The world was not always as we see it today. He listens to Ezra's father, Joseph speak about his beliefs and Gundersen asks to be baptized. He eventually inherited his family's tobacco farm in Meridian, Mississippi, as well as all of the slaves attached to it. ('Viva La Mexico') In the final episode of season two entitled 'Blood Moon Rising' Lily is strangled to death in her train car by Thor Gundersen, better known as 'The Swede', in an attempt to punish Bohannon. During the attack, Gundersen hides in Lily Bell's train car. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). He had one son, Magni, with his lover, the giant Járnsaxa, and another called Modi. In the confusion caused by the preparation for the impending raid, Gundersen escapes the infirmary by slitting his guard's throat with a scalpel. Thanks for your help! Mrs. Bell and Durant intervene and Bohannon finally stops. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. So while they were on their ships plundering villages and what not they must have had some campfire stories to tell. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. And just because a God isn't based on a person doesn't mean the God isn't real. On the way back to Salt Lake City, Gundersen reveals his identity and swears that he "really is Mormon." Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. A system error has occurred. We’ve updated the security on the site. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. He was placed in the infirmary, where Cullen Bohannon vowed to hang him for sabotaging the railroad and he posted a guard on him. However, he is too slow and Cullen has drawn his Griswold revolver first. Select a place on the map to place the pin. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. 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