Karl Hess Larsen

Karl Hess Larsen was a Norwegian lawyer and politician. He served as the County Governor of Nordland county from 1940 until 1951, although he was deposed by the Nasjonal Samling government from 1941 to 1945 during the German occupation of Norway.[1] After the war, he was reinstated as governor. In 1951, he was appointed to be the County Governor of Østfold county, a position he held until his death in 1966.[2]

Karl Hess Larsen
Governor of Østfold
In office
Preceded byLyder Bull
Succeeded byJakob Modalsli
Governor of Nordland
In office
Preceded byOlaf Amundsen
Succeeded byBue Fjermeros
Personal details
Born(1900-09-03)3 September 1900
Haugesund, Norway
Died15 June 1966(1966-06-15) (aged 65)


  1. ^ "Historikk". Fylkesmann.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  2. ^ Berg, Ole T., ed. (13 June 2016). "Fylkesmenn og amtmenn (stiftamtmenn) siden 1671". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
Government offices
Preceded by County Governor of Nordland
Temporarily deposed by the Nazi-occupied government 1941–1945
Replaced by Nazi Gov. Per von Hirsch (1941–1942)
Replaced by Nazi Gov. Karl Ludvig Nøstvik (1942–1945)
Succeeded by
Preceded by County Governor of Østfold
Succeeded by