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Torben RECHENDORFF

minister , politician

Torben RECHENDORFF, Danish Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs and Communications. Commander of Dannebrog.

Background

RECHENDORFF, Torben was born on April 1, 1937 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Parents: Aage Rechendorff and Gudrun Rechendorff.

Education

Birkerod Statsskole, 1955. Frederiksberg College of Education, educated as teacher, 1960. Spoken languages: Danish, English.

Career

General Secretary of the Conservative Party, 1981-1988. Member of the municipal council in Horsholm, 1966-1974. Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs, June since 1988.

Minister for Communications, January since 1989. Teacher in Frederiksberg’s Educational System 1960-1961 and in Horsolm’s Educational System, 1961-1981. School Master of Horsholm School, 1970-1981.

Religion

EvangelicalLutheran.

Membership

Clubs: committee for Kristeligt Dagblad 82. Administration of Danish Scout’s Union, 1977-1985 and chairman 1979-1981. Committee of College of Education in Frederiksberg, 1979-1988 and chairman, 1986-1988.

Committee for the Union of Teachers, in Religious Instruction, 1974-1982 and chairman, 81. Radio Council, 1982-1987. Chrismas Mollers Mindefond, 88.

Connections

Spouse Lis Rechendorff (née Brsndstrup), 1960.