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agriculturist , Government official

Knut Raoul Leopold Robert von Horn, Swedish agriculturist, former government official.

Background

Horn, Knut Raoul Leopold Robert von was born on November 28, 1907 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Robert and Elizabeth (Bohnstedt) von Horn.

Education

Attended, University Cambridge, 1927. Bachelor, University Stockholm, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, University Stockholm, 1934.

Career

Secretary Swedish State Commission of Trade, 1939—1941. Chief secretary Ministry Supply, 1942—1946, Ministry Commerce, 1946—1948. Member State Commission Agriculture, 1950—1956.

Chairman Swedish State Seed Testing Station, 1959—1964, Gullspang Power AB, 1973—1981. Board directors Korsnas-Marma AB, Investment AB Kinnevik, AB Swedish Lithographic Industries, 1949—1986.

Membership

Swedish delegate international economic conferences General Agreement of Tariff and Trades, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1946—1955. Chamberlain at Royal Court, 1946. Deputy-marshall Diplomatic Corporation, 1950—1959.

First surveyor at Royal Court, 1956. Member of Swedish Milling Association (chairman 1973-1980), Royal Swedish Academy Agriculture and Forestry 1972-1975.

Connections

Married Birgitta von Horn, June 1, 1940. Children: Johan, Edward, Michaela.

father:
Robert Horn

mother:
Elizabeth (Bohnstedt) Horn

spouse:
Birgitta von Horn

children:
Johan Horn

Edward Horn

Michaela Horn