Nils Langhelle

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Nils Langhelle in 1947.

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[edit]

  1. ^ Nils Langhelle Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, via SNL, retrieved 7 April, 2013 (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