Bernt Ingvaldsen

Short biography

Ingvaldsen, Bernt

1902 – 1985
Engineer and politician

Bernt Ingvaldsen graduated from NTH (Norwegian Institute of Technology) in 1925. From 1929 he worked for the A/S National Industri (National Industry Ltd.) and was the company’s Director in 1949-1968.

Ingvaldsen was a member of the Storting in 1945-1973 and was one of the leading conservative politicians. He was President of the Storting in 1966-1972; a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in 1967-1975.

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The biographical sketches of the Norwegian Nobel Committee members were written by Sølvi Glendrange and edited by Øyvind Tønnesson. They are based on the following sources:
– Norsk Biografisk Leksikon (Norwegian Biographical Encyclopaedia), Oslo 1923-1983
– Hvem er Hvem? (The Norwegian “Who’s Who”), several editions
– Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store Norske Leksikon (The Norwegian National Encyclopaedia), Kunnskapsforlaget, 2nd and 3rd edition, Oslo 1989/1995-1999
– Kunnskapsforlagets Nettleksikon (the Web Encyclopedia of Kunnskapsforlaget,, Oslo 1999