Paul Ernst Wilhelm Hartmann

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Paul Ernst Wilhelm Hartmann (12 October 1878 - 5 December 1974) was a Norwegian statesman and politician, who served in the exile government of Johan Nygaardsvold during World War II.[1] He was appointed councilor of state in 1941 and 1942, acting Minister of Finance 1941-1942 and 1942-1945, and member of the government delegation in Oslo in 1945, as head of the Ministry of Agriculture.[2] After the war, he served as chairman of the board of Vinmonopolet (The Wine Monopoly) from 1945–53.[3] In 1955, Hartmann published his memoires, titled Bak fronten; fra Oslo og London 1939–45 (Behind the Front, from Oslo and London 1939–45).[3]


  1. ^ "Register of Persons "Norway's Governments since 1814"". Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Johan Nygaardsvold's Government". Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ a b "Paul Ernst Wilhelm Hartmann" (in Norwegian). Store Norske Leksikon. Retrieved 2011-05-28.