Brynjulf Bull

Brynjulf Bull

Brynjulf Friis Bull (October 17, 1906 in OsloJune 18, 1993) was a Norwegian lawyer, Supreme Court advocate and politician, brought up in Alfaset in Oslo's Grorud Valley. He was a district attorney for cases of treason from 1945-47. As a politician he represented (with the nickname "Sitting Bull") the Norwegian Labour Party for a number of years as deputy mayor and mayor in Oslo in 1951-55, 1960-61, and 1964-75. In 1966 he was a key figure in the resolution of the "theater strike." Bull was the driving force behind, and the first chairman of the board in Oslo Konserthus. In Oslo Brynjulf Bull's square, in the eastern part of Rådhusplassen (City Hall square), is named after him. He received the St. Hallvard medal (the highest honor of the city of Oslo) in 1976.

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