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Ralf H. J. M. Friberg, Finnish ambassador. City councillor, Helsinki, 1965; elector President Republic, 1968, 78; member parliament, 1970-1979, IPU, 1970-1975; Finnish delegate Nordic Council, 1977-1979. Lieutenant Commander Finnish Naval Reserve; member Ekenas City Council, since 2005; president Cultural Council of Ekenas, since 2005.

Background

Friberg, Ralf H. J. M. was born on April 17, 1936 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Rudolf and Astrid Friberg.

Education

Master of Science, University Helsinki, 1964.

Career

Journalist Västra Nyland, Ekenäs, Finland, 1955. Editor, editor-in-chief Östra Nyland, 1957. Reporter, political commentator Vasabladet, 1957-1959.

Parliamentary reporter Hufvudstadsbladet, 1959-1963. Information secretary Press Office Ministry Foreign Affairs, Finland, 1963-1965, director general department press and culture Finland, 1988-1992. Chief news department Finnish Broadcasting Company, 1965-1970.

Lecturer Svenska Social, Kommunalhögskolan, Finland, 1974-1979. Secretary general Defense Information Planning, 1979-1980. Chief information officer Nordic Council Ministers, 1980-1982.

Press counsellor Embassy Finland, Stockholm, 1982-1984, ambassador Athens, Greece, 1992-1995, Copenhagen, 1995—2001. Editor-in-chief Iltalehti, 1984-1987. Consultant ambassador, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Foreign correspondent Politiken, 1960-1973, Arbeiderbladet, 1972-1980

    • translator.

Membership

City councillor, Helsinki, 1965. Elector President Republic, 1968, 78. Member parliament, 1970-1979, IPU, 1970-1975.

Finnish delegate Nordic Council, 1977-1979. Lieutenant Commander Finnish Naval Reserve. Member Ekenas City Council, since 2005.

President Cultural Council of Ekenas, since 2005.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, political history.

Connections

Married Britt-Marie Senny Liewendahl, February 12, 1956. Children: Rolf, Monica.

father:
Rudolf Friberg

mother:
Astrid Friberg

spouse:
Britt-Marie Senny Liewendahl

children:
Monica Friberg

Rolf Friberg