Nils Langhelle

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Nils Langhelle
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Langhelle in 1947
5th President of the Storting
In office
7 May 1958 – 30 September 1965
Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen
John Lyng
Preceded by Oscar Torp
Succeeded by Bernt Ingvaldsen
Minister of Trade and Shipping
In office
15 June 1954 – 22 January 1955
Prime Minister Oscar Torp
Preceded by Oscar Torp (acting)
Succeeded by Arne Skaug
Minister of Defence
In office
5 January 1952 – 14 June 1954
Prime Minister Oscar Torp
Preceded by Jens Christian Hauge
Succeeded by Kai Birger Knudsen
Minister of Transport and Communications
In office
22 February 1946 – 5 January 1952
Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen
Oscar Torp
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Jakob Martin Pettersen
Minister of Labour
In office
5 November 1945 – 22 February 1946
Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen
Preceded by Johan Strand Johansen
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Born (1907-09-28)28 September 1907
Bergen, Norway
Died 28 August 1967(1967-08-28) (aged 59)
Hol, Norway
Political party Labour Party
Spouse(s) Esther Engelsen

Nils Langhelle (28 September 1907 – 28 August 1967) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party and Minister of Labour 1945-1946, Norway's first Minister of Transport and Communications 1946-1951 and 1951–1952, Minister of Defense 1952-1954, Minister of Trade and Shipping 1954-1955 and President of the Storting from May 7, 1958 to September 30, 1965.[1]

He was arrested on 29 January 1943 and imprisoned in Grini concentration camp from May to December 1943, then in Sachsenhausen concentration camp until the end of World War II.[2]

References

  1. ^ Nils Langhelle Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, via SNL, retrieved 7 April 2013 (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ Ottosen, Kristian, ed. (2004). Nordmenn i fangenskap 1940–1945 (in Norwegian) (2nd ed.). Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. p. 428. ISBN 82-15-00288-9.
Political offices
Preceded by
Johan Strand Johansen
Norwegian Minister of Labour
1945–1946
Succeeded by
none
Preceded by
none
Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications
1946–1952
Succeeded by
Kolbjørn Sigurd Werner Varmann
Preceded by
Jens Chr. Hauge
Norwegian Minister of Defense
1952–1954
Succeeded by
Kai Birger Knudsen
Preceded by
Oscar Torp
Norwegian Minister of Trade and Shipping
1954–1955
Succeeded by
Arne Skaug
Preceded by
Oscar Torp
President of the Storting
1958–1965
Succeeded by
Bernt Ingvaldsen
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Henning Bødtker
Chairman of Foreningen Norden in Norway
1956–1959
Succeeded by
Henrik Groth


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