Kristian Friis Petersen

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Kristian Friis Pettersen
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Minister of Social Affairs
In office
22 April 1914 – 1 October 1916
Monarch Haakon VII
Preceded by Johan Castberg
Succeeded by Lars Kristian Abrahamsen
Ministry of Trade and Industry
In office
1 October 1916 – 20 February 1919
Preceded by Johan Castberg
Succeeded by Birger Stuevold-Hansen
Personal details
Born (1867-09-07)7 September 1867
Namsos, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
Died 5 April 1932(1932-04-05) (aged 64)
Oslo, Norway
Political party Venstre
Spouse(s) Hanna Elisabeth Møller
Children 4
Parents Carl Gottlieb Petersen
Charlotte Louise Friis

Kristian Friis Petersen (17 September 1867 – 5 April 1932) was the Norwegian Minister of Social Affairs 1914-1916 and Minister of Trade 1916-1919.

Kristian became a student from Ålesund Latin School in 1886. In 1891 he attended a Candidate of Law degree and then attended the Sorenskriver in Søre Sunnmøre until he began a business in Ålesund in 1893. When his father was appointed foe in Romsdal that same year, he was one of the years appointed police chief in Ålesund.

From 1918 to 1929 he was County Governor of Hordaland.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 25, 2009. Retrieved November 4, 2009.

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