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Hans Kristian Engen

Hans Kristian Engen, Norwegian diplomat. Decorated commander Order St. Olav; honorary medical United Nations Emergency Force. member Norwegian delegation Security Council, 1949-1950.

Background

  • Engen, Hans Kristian was born on August 22, 1912 in Oslo, Norway. Son of Hans Thorvald and Anna (Brostue) Engen.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the University Oslo.

    Career

    • Foreign editor Verdens Gang, daily newspaper, Oslo, 1946-1949. Participant Paris Peace Conference, 1946. Observer Council Foreign Ministers, London, 1947.

      Foreign service officer, since 1949. Assigned, New York City, 1949-1952. Norwegian ambassador to United Nations, 1952-1958, president Economic and Social Council (of the United Nations), 1956.

      Under secretary Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1958-1963. Norwegian ambassador to the United States, since 1963. Charge communications between Norwegian underground leadership Norwegian government in exile, London, 1941-1943.

      Member Norwegian delegation Security Council, 1949-1950.

    Works

    • Author: The World Since 1939, 1948. The Great War, 1948.

    Membership

    Member Norwegian delegation Security Council, 1949-1950. Clubs: Metropolitan, International (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Erna Bergren, December 20, 1949. Children: Per, Kristin.
    • father: Hans Thorvald Engen
    • mother: Anna (Brostue) Engen
    • spouse: Erna Bergren
    • children: Per Engen
    • Kristin Engen
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    Born August 22, 1912
    Died April 6, 1966
    (aged 53)
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