Thorolf Bugge (1 October 1879 – 21 May 1935) was a Norwegian trade unionist and politician for the Labour and Communist parties.
The Communist Party of Norway is a small Marxist–Leninist communist party in Norway.
He was born in Heddal as a son of district physician Johan Carl Bugge (1847–1902) and Christine Theodora Drolsum (1854–1882). He was a grandson of Ulrik Bugge. He had middle school education, and also studied at Bergen Technical School. He was hired at a post office in Vardø in 1898, and when postmaster Adam Egede-Nissen was a member of Parliament, Bugge was acting postmaster in Vardø from 1901 to 1906. He then started working at a farm and in the company Sydvaranger.He became chairman of the trade union Nordens Klippe from 1907 to 1908, but for his activism he was blacklisted. He continued as a farmer until 1916, then as a manager in Sør-Varanger provisioning council until 1917, then as a municipal secretary. He moved from his farm to Kirkenes.
Heddal is a village and parish in Notodden municipality in Telemark County, Norway.
Adam Hjalmar Egede-Nissen, a Norwegian postmaster and politician, began his political career in the Liberal Party and was first elected to the Storting (parliament) in 1900. He later switched to the Labour Party before eventually joining the Communist Party of Norway, serving as party chairman from 1934 to 1946.
He had entered politics, and was a member of the executive committee of Sør-Varanger municipal council from 1910 to 1922; also a school board member from 1910 to 1916. In the 1921 Norwegian parliamentary election he was elected to the Parliament of Norway. He was a member of the Standing Committee on Roads.In 1923, before the parliamentary term was over, he left the Labour Party and joined the Communist Party. He headed their ballot in the subsequent elections of 1924, 1927, 1930 and 1933, but was never again re-elected.
Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 24 October 1921. This was the first election to use proportional representation, rather than the previous two round system. The result was a victory for the Conservative Party-Free-minded Liberal Party alliance, which won 57 of the 150 seats in the Storting.
Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 21 October 1924. The result was a victory for the Conservative Party-Liberal Left Party alliance, which won 54 of the 150 seats in the Storting. To date, this is the last election in which the Labour Party did not receive the most seats in the Sorting or most votes.
Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 17 October 1927. The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 59 of the 150 seats in the Storting.
He was married to cultural worker Kathrine Bugge (née Hanssen, 1877–1951) from December 1922.He died in May 1935, aged 55.
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