Thorleif Dahl (jurist)

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Died9 February 1997  Blue pencil.svg (aged 89)

Thorleif Dahl (29 October 1907 9 February 1997) was a Norwegian jurist who served as a civil servant representing Nasjonal Samling during the Second World War.

Nasjonal Samling Norwegian political party

Nasjonal Samling was a Norwegian far-right party active from 1933 to 1945. It was the only legal party of Norway from 1942 to 1945. It was founded by former minister of defence Vidkun Quisling and a group of supporters such as Johan Bernhard Hjort – who led the party's paramilitary wing (Hirden) for a short time before leaving the party in 1937 after various internal conflicts. The party celebrated its founding on 17 May, Norway's national holiday, but was founded on 13 May 1933.

He was born in Skien, was married and had six children. He finished his secondary education in 1926 and took the cand.jur. degree. [1]

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He worked as an attorney in his hometown until 1940, when he was hired as permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of the Interior. This was during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany, and he had joined the Fascist party Nasjonal Samling in 1938. [1] Dahl is regarded by historians as a knowledgeable and practical civil servant with "judicial finesse". As the German occupants came to mistrust the Minister of Interior, Albert Viljam Hagelin, Dahl rose from 194243 to serve almost as the "acting Minister of the Interior". [2] After the war, he was convicted for treason and sentenced to five years of forced labour. [1]

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He settled in Gjerpen. [1] He died in 1997, almost 90 years old. [3]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 Studentene fra 1926: biografi, statistikk og artikler samlet til 25-års jubileet 1951 (in Norwegian). 1951. p. 63.
  2. Sørensen, Øystein (1995). "Dahl, Thorleif". In Dahl, Hans Fredrik; et al. Norsk krigsleksikon 1940-45 . Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 63–64. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  3. "Cemeteries in Norway". DIS-Norge. Retrieved 21 July 2015.