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Ingemund Bengtsson
Birth: Jan. 30, 1919
Veddige
Hallands län, Sweden
Death: Apr. 12, 2000
Varberg
Hallands län, Sweden

Swedish Politician. He came from a working class family in Veddige, Halland. His father died when he was fifteen and he soon started to work in the bicycle factory Monark in Varberg, where he became a tool maker. Through evening classes he qualified for various trade union and political tasks. He became a Member of Parliament in 1951, representing the Social Democratic Party. He stayed until 1988, engaged as Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Home Office and Minister of the Labour Market. The last eleven years he was a well-respected Speaker of Parliament. He had an interest in foreign languages and cherished Esperanto throughout his life. In 1972 he was the French-speaking Chairman of the United Nations Global Environment Conference in Stockholm. He represented Sweden in the United Nations and was, as Speaker of Parliament, the King of Sweden’s representative in constitutional matters. He was a kind and friendly soul, who never lost touch with his roots. He regularly returned to his hometown Varberg to mingle with old workmates. He is buried with his wife Anna-Lisa (1919-1991) in plot AD 69 in Sankt Jörgens cemetery in Varberg. (bio by: Lennart Haglund) 
 
Burial:
Sankt Jorgens kyrkogard
Varberg
Varbergs kommun
Hallands län, Sweden
Plot: AD 69
 
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Originally Created by: Lennart Haglund
Record added: Nov 12, 2004
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Ingemund Bengtsson
Added by: Lennart Haglund
 
Ingemund Bengtsson
Added by: Lennart Haglund
 
Ingemund Bengtsson
Added by: Lennart Haglund
 
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