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Sven Oftedal (politician) was born on 3 June, 1905 in Stavanger, Rogaland, United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway, is a politician. Discover Sven Oftedal (politician)’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 43 years old?

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Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 3 June 1905
Birthday 3 June
Birthplace Stavanger, Rogaland, United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway
Date of death (1948-06-23)
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Nationality United Kingdom

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Who Is Sven Oftedal (politician)’s Wife?

His wife is Laura Philippa Merete Ziesler
​ ​(m. 1929)​

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Wife Laura Philippa Merete Ziesler
​ ​(m. 1929)​
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Children 3

Sven Oftedal (politician) Net Worth

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After the liberation of Norway, Oftedal was Social Minister in Einar Gerhardsen’s First Government in 1945 and in Einar Gerhard’s Second Government from 1945 to 1948. He was elected to the Storting for the period 1945 to 1949 for Vest-Agder and Rogaland. In 1948, he died at 43 years of age as a result of a heart attack and was buried at Vestre gravlund in Oslo. A bust of Sven Oftedal was made by artist Per Palle Storm in 1950 and is located in Stavanger city center.


During the Occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany during World War II, his involvement in the resistance movement led to his arrest. In 1941, he was sent to Grini detention camp. He was released but was arrested again in the fall of 1942. In February 1943 he was sent to the German concentration camp Sachsenhausen north of Berlin and stayed there until German capitulation in 1945. During his captivity, he made an effort to treat prisoner who were particularly prone to dysentery and pneumonia. Oftedal managed to obtain permission from the camp commander to obtain medicine for the prisoners. Regular drug deliveries arrived from both the Norwegian and Swedish Red Cross organizations.


After graduating at the Stavanger Cathedral School in 1923, he went to the University of Oslo to study medicine. He graduated in 1930. He served at Stavanger Hospital from 1931 to 1932. Oftedal established himself as a private practice doctor in Stavanger from 1933 to 1941. He was elected as member of Stavanger City Council from 1934 to 1940.


Sven Oftedal (3 June 1905 – 23 June 1948) was a Norwegian physician and politician, representing the Labour Party. He was Minister of Social Affairs in 1945 and 1945-1948 and a member of the Storting (1945-1948).


Oftedal was born at Stavanger in Rogaland, Norway. He was the son of Lars Oftedal (1877-1932) and Alice Stephansen (1877-1938). His father was editor of Stavanger Aftenblad. His brother Christian Stephansen Oftedal (1907–1955) was a member of the Norwegian Parliament and served as a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.