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Ole Sohn, Socialistisk Folkeparti - Fotograf Steen Brogaard

Ole Sohn

Former Member of the Folketing, The Social Democratic Party

Former Minister

Ole Christian Liep Sohn, born September 12th 1954 in Torsted, son of representative Henning Sohn and teacher Grete Sohn.


Parliamentary career
Member of the Finance Committee, the Economic and Political Affairs Committee and the Standing Orders Committee 2004-2011. Deputy member of the Cultural Affairs Committee 2006-2011 and the Labour Market Committee 2007-2009. Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Socialist People’s Party 2005-2011.


Affiliations
Spokesman for higher preparatory students, Gedved Teacher Training College 1972-1973. Member of the management committee of the General Union of Workers (SiD), Horsens 1974-1987, chairman 1977-1987. National spokesman for the privates in the supply troops, Fredericia Barracks 1976. Member of the executive committee of the Joint Organisation in Horsens 1979-1985 og 1986-1987. Member of the central board of the General Union of Workers (SiD) 1981-1987. Member of the central committee of the Danish Communist Party (DKP) 1981-1991, chairman 1987-1991. Member of Horsens Town Council 1982-1984. Member of the executive committee of the Popular Movement Against the EEC 1989-1992. Member of the board of the Worker's Museum 2004-2011. Member of the board of the Labourer's Culture Foundation 2006-2011.


Publications
Author of the books »Der var bud efter dem« (They Were Wanted), 1994, »Her kommer fra dybet den mørke armé« (From the Deep comes the Dark Army), 1995, »Den højeste straf« (The Maximum Penalty), 1996, »Frihedens Port« (The Gate to Freedom), 1999, »Vanviddets logik« (The Logic of Insanity), 2000, »Rundt om filmen Den højeste Straf« (Concerning the Film the Maximum Penalty), 2002, »De drog mod øst« (They Went East), 2002, »Gustav Munch-Petersen - og den spanske borgerkrig« (Gustav Munch-Petersen – and the Spanish Civil War), 2007, »Et liv i kamp og kærlighed« (A Life of Struggle and Love), 2007, »Jeg kommer snart hjem« (Returning Home), 2010, and »Fra Folketinget til celle 290« (From the Folketing to Cell 290), 2011.


Awards
Received the Lyngsie Prize in 1991 (awarded by the Workers' Cultural Fund at Horsens).


The biography is no longer updated from June 19th 2015.

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