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Knud-Endre Knudsen

Knud-Endre Knudsen, Norwegian civil engineer, consultant. Decorated knight 1st class Royal Norwegian Order St. Olav. Member Royal Norwegian Council for Science and Industrial Resarch, 1976-1979; Member Norwegian Academy Technology Sciences; Club: Norske Selskab (Oslo).


  • Knudsen, Knud-Endre was born on June 29, 1921 in Oslo, Norway. Son of Edmund and Therese Marie (Ruud) Knudsen.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in C.E., Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy in Civl Engineering, Lehigh University, 1949.


    • Research engineer, Lehigh University, 1946-1949, assistant professor, 1951-1953. Managing director Norconsult Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, 1955-1959, Norconsult A.S., Oslo, 1961-1969, chairman, 1969-1971. Expert North Atlantic Treaty Organization International Staff, Paris, 1959-1961.

      Consultant engineer K.E. Knudsen, Oslo, since 1969. President Saga Petroleum A.S., Oslo, 1973-1979, member, 1971-1982, chairman, 1982-1986. Board directors Den norske Creditbank, Oslo.

      Chairman board representatives Factoring Finans A.S., Oslo, 1980-1986, Norsk Skibs Hypothekbank, Oslo, 1980-1987. Member board representatives Norsk Aktieselskab Philips, 1980-1990, Eksportfinans A.S., Oslo, 1978-1985.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party


    Member Royal Norwegian Council for Science and Industrial Resarch, 1976-1979. Member Norwegian Academy Technology Sciences. Club: Norske Selskab (Oslo).


    • Married Kari Gulbrandsen, August 14, 1951 (divorced November 1981). Children: Trond, Lars, Per.
    • father: Edmund Knudsen
    • mother: Therese Marie (Ruud) Knudsen
    • spouse: Kari Gulbrandsen
    • children: Trond Knudsen
    • Lars Knudsen
    • Per Knudsen
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    Born June 29, 1921