Kristian Djurhuus

provisional government (in front) and some Løgtingsabgeordnete of the Färöer in the Second World War: Standing for Kristian Djurhuus, 4. from left.

Kristian Djurhuus (* 12. February 1895 in Tórshavn, Färöer; † 20. November 1984 in Tvøroyri) was a färöischer politician and statesman of the Union party (SAM volume flock urine).

Kristian Djurhuus is the son of Elin (born Larsen from Porkeri) and Hans's Andreas Djurhuus (master carpenter from Tórshavn, 1869-1949).

1926 to 1934 belonged to Djurhuus the local council of Froðba , which he managed until at the same time 1930 also. From 1932 to 1962 and 1966 to 1970 he was member of the Løgtings, whose president was he during the moved years of the Färöer in the Second World War.

The federal state government of the Färöer it belonged as a Minister from 1948 to 1950, 1959 to 1963 and 1967 to 1968 , while he was in the years 1950 to 1958 and 1968 to 1970 an Prime Minister of the Färöer.

The largest crisis in Djurhuus' term of office as a head of the government of the Färöer was the physician controversy of Klaksvík (1952 - 1956), where the assassination attempt of 20. November 1955 on it one of the dramatic high points represented. At that time an unknown quantity author shot at his house in Tvøroyri. Djurhuus remained intact.


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