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Palle Simonsen, Danish former minister of finance. Chairman Parliamentary Social Welfare Committee, 1974-1975, Defense Committee, 1977-1982, member Finance Committee, 1977-1982; chairman Conservative Party (of the Isles), 1975-1981, deputy chairman, 1975-1981, political spokesman Folketing, 1981-1982.

Background

Simonsen, Palle was born on May 6, 1933 in Sall, East Jutland, Denmark. Son of Skipper and Julie (Kanne) Simonsen.

Education

Engaged in private enterprises, 1963-1970. General manager DCK International Aktieselskab, 1968-1970. Managing director Civil Defense Association, Denmark, 1970-1982.

Member of Parliament 1968-1975, 77^. Minister for social affairs, 1982-1984, ministerof finance, 1984-1989. Managing director Danish Labour Market Supplementary Fund,1990.

Chairman, Parliamentary Social Welfare Committee, 1974-1975, Defense Committee,1977-1982, member Finance Committee, 1977-1982. Chairman Conservative Party (of the Isles), 1975-1981, deputy chairman, 1975-1981, political spokesman Folketing, 1981-1982.

Career

Engaged in private enterprises, 1963-1970. General manager DCK International Aktieselskab, 1968-1970. Managing director Civil Defense Association, Denmark, 1970-1982.

Member of Parliament Denmark, 1968-1975, 77-89. Minister social affairs Denmark, 1982-1984. Minister of finance Denmark, 1984-1989.

Managing director Danish Labour Market Supplementary Fund, Denmark, 1989-1998. Chairman of the board, Post Danmark, since 1995.

Membership

Chairman Parliamentary Social Welfare Committee, 1974-1975, Defense Committee, 1977-1982, member Finance Committee, 1977-1982. Chairman Conservative Party (of the Isles), 1975-1981, deputy chairman, 1975-1981, political spokesman Folketing, 1981-1982.

Connections

Married Kirsten Krog, January 10, 1960. 3 children.

father:
Skipper Simonsen

mother:
Julie (Kanne) Simonsen

spouse:
Kirsten Krog