Hans Rasmus Astrup

Politician, Deceased Person

1831 – 1898


Who was Hans Rasmus Astrup?

Hans Rasmus Astrup was an industrial entrepreneur, philanthropist and was a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party. He was Minister of Labour 1885-1887, and member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm 1887–1888.

Astrup was a merchant before entering Sverdrup Cabinet in 1885. He resigned on 17 February 1888.

He was the son of Ebbe Carsten Tønder Astrup, who was mayor of Bolsøy for four years.

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