Vidkunn Hveding

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Vidkunn Hveding (born 27 March 1921 in Orkdal, Sør-Trøndelag – died 19 May 2001 in Tysfjord, Nordland) was a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party, and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy 1981–1983.[1] Hveding was a civil engineer by profession,[2] and he first married 1948-1963 to Marie Palmstrøm (1 September 1926 – 1 October 1986), and was remarried 1963 to Tone Barth (25 January 1924 - 10 October 1980) the sister of Professor of Social Anthropology Fredrik Barth (b. 1928).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Register of Persons "Norway's Governments since 1814"". Government.no. Retrieved 2011-06-05. 
  2. ^ Rosvold, Knut A. (2012-01-12). "Vidkunn Hveding Biography". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2011-06-05. 
  3. ^ Thue, Lars (2009-02-13). "Vidkunn Hveding Extended Biography". Norsk Biografisk Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
Preceded by
Arvid Helmer Johanson
Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy
1981–1983
Succeeded by
Kåre Kristiansen