Nathalie Lind (1918–1999) was a Danish women jurist and politician who held several government positions: minister of social affairs (1968–1971), minister of justice (1973–1975 and 1978–1979) and minister of culture (1973–1975).
Bertha Frederikke Nathalie Lind
1 October 1918
|Died||11 January 1999(aged 80)|
|Alma mater||University of Copenhagen|
Early life and educationEdit
Lind was born in Copenhagen on 1 October 1918. Her father involved fishing business and died when she was two years old. Then her mother took over his business in Hillerød. Lind studied law at the University of Copenhagen and received a degree in law in 1943.
Lind started her career in Aalborg where her husband and she worked as a police assistant. From 1948 she began to work as a lawyer and then, moved with her husband to Virum where she ran a law firm in the period 1955–1963. She joined the Venstre and was elected to the Folketing in 1964 representing the Fredensborg constituency, but was not reelected in 1966. In 1968 she won a seat at the Folketing representing the Vardek, and served at the parliament until 1981.
Lind's first ministerial post was the minister of social affairs in the cabinet of Hilmar Baunsgaard which she held between 1968 and 1971. She was both minister of justice and minister of culture in the cabinet led by Poul Hartling from 1973 to 1975. She also served as the minister of justice in the cabinet of Anker Jørgensen in the period 1978–1979.
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- "Nathalie Lind, 1918-1999" (in Danish). Danmarks Historien. Retrieved 30 October 2021.
- "Nathalie Lind død". DR (in Danish). 14 January 1999. Retrieved 30 October 2021.
- "Danske regeringer 1973-1982" (in Danish). Danmarks Historien.