Hans Hein Theodor Nysom

Hans Hein Theodor Nysom (5 September 1845 – 28 August 1903) was a Norwegian politician with the Liberal Party, a cabinet minister and member of Norwegian Parliament.[1]

Hans Hein Theodor Nysom

Nysom was born at Botne in Vestfold, Norway. He was a grandchild of priest and politician Hans Hein Nysom.[2] He originally made a career in the military, but from 1874 he worked with canals and timber raftings.[3] From 1884 to 1892 he was the chairman of the Norwegian Polytechnic Society.[4]

In 1891, he was appointed to the cabinet of Prime Minister Johannes Steens. He served as Minister of Auditing and Minister of Labour on 6 March 1891. On 27 November the same year he left the position as Minister of Auditing. He left the Ministry of Labour on 1 May 1893.[5] He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1895, representing the constituency of Kristiania, Hønefoss og Kongsvinger. He was re-elected in 1898.[6]

On 17 February 1898 he became a member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm (Statsrådsavdelingen i Stockholm). He left on 28 February 1899 to become Minister of Labour. On 1 June 1900 he was again transferred to Stockholm, serving until November 1900. He then became Director-General of the Norwegian State Railways.[7]

Selected works edit

  • Handbog i norsk flødningsvæsen, with Axel Borchrevink and Gunnar Sætren.

References edit

  1. ^ "Hans Hein Theodor Nysom". norsk konversationsleksikon. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  2. ^ Odd Arvid Storsveen: Hans Nysom Norsk biografisk leksikon, retrieved 28 April 2013
  3. ^ Kanalens historie, p. 23 (link to pdf), Telemarkskanalen.no, retrieved 28 April 2013
  4. ^ "PFs formenn 1852 - 2004". Norwegian Polytechnic Society. Archived from the original on 1 March 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2009.
  5. ^ "Johannes Steens første regjering (6. mars 1891 - 2. mai 1893)". regjeringen. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  6. ^ Hans Hein Theodor Nysom Archived 2011-05-27 at the Wayback Machine – Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
  7. ^ "Johannes Steens første regjering(17. februar 1898 - 21. april 1902)". regjeringen. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
Political offices
Preceded by Norwegian Minister of Auditing
March 1891–November 1891
Succeeded by
Preceded by Norwegian Minister of Labour
Succeeded by
Preceded by Norwegian Minister of Labour
Succeeded by
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by Chairman of the Norwegian Polytechnic Society
Succeeded by