Alfred Madsen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Alfred Madsen

Norwegian politician

Date of Birth: 10-Apr-1888

Place of Birth: Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

Date of Death: 08-May-1962

Profession: engineer, politician, contributing editor, trade unionist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Alfred Madsen

  • Alfred Martin Madsen (10 April 1888 – 8 May 1962) was a Norwegian engineer, newspaper editor, trade unionist and politician for the Norwegian Labour Party.
  • He began as deputy chairman of their youth wing, while also working as an engineer.
  • In the 1910s he rose in the hierarchy of the party press, and eventually in the Labour Party and the Confederation of Trade Unions as well.
  • He was an important party and trade union strategist in the 1920s.
  • He served six terms in the Norwegian Parliament, and was the parliamentary leader of his party for many years.
  • He was twice a member of the national cabinet, as Minister of Social Affairs in 1928 and Minister of Trade from 1935 to 1939.

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