Einar Gerhardsen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Einar Gerhardsen

Norwegian politician

Date of Birth: 10-May-1897

Place of Birth: Asker, Akershus, Norway

Date of Death: 19-Sep-1987

Profession: politician

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Einar Gerhardsen

  • Einar Henry Gerhardsen (10 May 1897 – 19 September 1987) was a Norwegian politician from the Labour Party of Norway.
  • He was Prime Minister for three periods, 1945–1951, 1955–1963 and 1963–1965.
  • With 17 years in office, he is the longest serving Prime Minister in Norway since the introduction of parliamentarism.
  • Many Norwegians often refer to him as "Landsfaderen" (Father of the Nation); he is generally considered one of the main architects of the rebuilding of Norway after World War II.
  • He also served as the second President of the Nordic Council in 1954.

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