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Hans Kristian Engen

Norwegian diplomat.

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