Sigbjørn Ravnåsen, Norwegian politician, Died at 74

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Sigbjørn Ravnåsen was born on August 26, 1941, and died on August 11, 2016.

He was a Norwegian researcher, principal, and politician for the Christian Democratic Party.

Sigbjørn Ravnåsen chaired Sauherad Christian Democratic Party from 1978 to 1983 and Telemark Christian Democratic Party from 1986 to 1994 after three years as deputy leader.

He was never an elected local politician, but chaired Sauherad’s cultural council from 1981 to 1982.

He served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Telemark during the terms 1989–1993 and 1993–1997.

Sigbjørn Ravnåsen met as a regular representative, from 1989 to 1990 covering for Solveig Sollie who served in Syse’s Cabinet.

Ravnåsen was a member of the Standing Committee on Agriculutre, and also party whip.

In all, Sigbjørn Ravnåsen met during 1 year and 183 days in parliamentary session.

He released the book Ånd og hånd: Hans Nielsen Hauges etikk for ledelse og næringsliv in 2002.

The book was translated into English, French, and Estonian, and came in a revised edition in 2015.

After concluding the project, he continued at Telemarksforskning until 2005, and became managing director of the Hauge Institute in Kristiansand in 2006.

He was married and had four children, several granchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Sigbjørn Ravnåsen remained so until he was struck by aggressive cancer and died in 2016.

Sigbjørn Ravnåsen passed away at 74 years old.

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