Arne Drogseth, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Arne Drogseth

Norwegian politician

Date of Birth: 05-Jan-1893

Place of Birth: Ljan, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 11-Feb-1973

Profession: engineer, politician, contributing editor, mining engineer

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Arne Drogseth

  • Arne Gulbrand Drogseth (5 January 1893 - 11 February 1973) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. Drogseth started his national political career as a deputy member of the Parliament of Norway in the period 1937–45.
  • He served as private secretary to the Minister of Trade 1946-1947, state secretary to the Minister of Trade in 1947, and state secretary to the Minister of Industry 1947-1951.
  • On 29 June 1951, he was made acting Minister of Industry when Jens Evensen took leave of absence.
  • His tenure was short, however, as the second cabinet of Einar Gerhardsen resigned on 19 November the same year.Drogseth was a mining engineer by profession, and after his resignation from the government he served as manager of the mining company Norsk Bergverk until 1963.

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