Tore Lindbekk

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Tore Lindbekk (8 April 1933 – 29 September 2017 [1] ) was a Norwegian sociologist and politician for the Conservative Party.

He was born in Oslo as the son of Odd Lindbäck-Larsen. [2] He graduated as in sociology in 1959, [3] was chairman of the Norwegian Students' Society in 1962, and wrote for the Conservative periodical Minerva . In 1969 he was appointed professor of sociology at the University of Trondheim (later merged and renamed the Norwegian University of Science and Technology). [2] He was dean of his institute from 1981 to 1989. [3]

Oslo Place in Østlandet, Norway

Oslo is the capital and most populous city of Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040 as Ánslo, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV, a new city was built closer to Akershus Fortress and named Christiania in the king's honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838. The city functioned as a co-official capital during the 1814 to 1905 Union between Sweden and Norway. In 1877, the city's name was respelled Kristiania in accordance with an official spelling reform – a change that was taken over by the municipal authorities only in 1897. In 1925 the city, after incorporating the village retaining its former name, was renamed Oslo.

Odd Lindbäck-Larsen was a Norwegian military officer and war historian. He participated in the Norwegian Campaign in Northern Norway during the Second World War as the chief-of-staff, under general Fleischer. He spent most of the war in Norwegian and German concentration camps. He continued his military career after the war, eventually with the rank of major general and military attaché in Stockholm. He wrote several books on Norwegian military history.

Norwegian Students Society

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In politics, he was a member of Trondheim city council from 1976 to 1983, and also a member of Sør-Trøndelag county council. [3]

Trondheim City in Norway

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A County council is the highest governing body of the county municipalities in Norway. The county council sets the scope of the county municipal activity. The council is led by a chairman or county mayor (fylkesordfører). Members of the council are elected for a four-year term through the general local elections. It is common for members of a county council to also hold seats in municipal councils, but very rare that they also hold legislative (Storting) or other government office, without a leave of absence.

Selected bibliography

This is a list of his most notable works: [2]

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  1. Skirbekk, Sigurd (October 3, 2017). "Tore Lindbekk 1933–2017". (in Norwegian). Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  2. 1 2 3 "Lindbekk, Tore". Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2010.
  3. 1 2 3 Magnus, Gunnar (29 March 1993). "Skolereformenes kritiker". Aftenposten.