Torgeir Anderssen-Rysst

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Torgeir Anderssen-Rysst
Minister of Defence
In office
15 February 1928 12 May 1931
Prime Minister Johan L. Mowinckel
Preceded by Fredrik Monsen
Succeeded by Vidkun Quisling
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
1 January 1925 4 December 1945
Constituency Møre og Romsdal
Personal details
Born(1888-08-09)9 August 1888
Ålesund, Møre og Romsdal, Sweden-Norway
Died1958 (aged 6970)
Political party Liberal

Torgeir Anderssen-Rysst (9 August 1888 – 1958) was a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party. [1]

Torgeir Anderssen-Rysst was born at Ålesund in Møre og Romsdal, Norway. A lawyer by profession, [2] he worked as editor of Sunnmørsposten from 1918 to 1928, and again in 1931 and 1934. He served as Minister of Defence in the second government of Johan Mowinckel 1928–1931. [3] Anderssen-Rysst later worked as a tax collector in Ålesund, [3] and served as ambassador to Iceland, remaining in that post until his death. [4] He was also a reserve officer (Norwegian : vernepliktig officer) in the Norwegian Army. [3]

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  2. Piers Ludlow; Michael Partridge; Paul Preston (2006). Germany, France and Western Europe, 1951. LexisNexis. p. 41. ISBN   978-0-88692-724-0.
  3. 1 2 3 Petersen, Alf (1936). "Anderssen-Rysst, Torgeir". Den norske hærs vernepliktige officerer: 1864-1933 (in Norwegian). Oslo: A. M. Hanche. p. 54.
  4. Ársrit Skógræktarfélags Íslands. Félagið. 1975. p. 27.