Rolf Presthus

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Rolf Presthus (29 July 1936 – 1 January 1988) was a Norwegian politician, who was chairman of the Conservative Party of Norway 1986–1988.[1]

Presthus was also Minister of Finance 1981–1986,[1] and Minister of Defence in 1986.

Presthus died on 1 January 1988 in Oslo, Norway due to a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 51.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Ap (January 5, 1988). "Rolf Presthus, Norwegian Party Chief, 51". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Ulf Sand
Norwegian Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Arne Skauge
Preceded by
Anders C. Sjaastad
Norwegian Minister of Defence
Succeeded by
Johan Jørgen Holst