Gunnar Fredrik Hellesen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gunnar Fredrik Hellesen

Norwegian politician

Date of Birth: 23-Feb-1913

Place of Birth: Haugesund, Rogaland, Norway

Date of Death: 07-Jul-2005

Profession: businessperson, politician, non-fiction writer, bank manager

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Gunnar Fredrik Hellesen

  • Gunnar Fredrik Hellesen (23 February 1913 – 7 July 2005) was a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. He was born in Haugesund. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Rogaland in 1961, and was re-elected on one occasion.
  • He had previously served in the position of deputy representative during the term 1958–1961. On 5 June 1970 he was appointed Minister of Defence during the centre-right cabinet Borten, replacing Otto Grieg Tidemand who on the same day became Minister of Trade and Shipping.
  • Hellesen held the position until the cabinet Borten fell in 1971. Hellesen was a member of Haugesund city council from 1945 to 1963, serving as mayor in from 1955 to 1959.
  • He served as County Governor of Rogaland from 1968 to 1973.

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