- Category : 1897-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (36)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 2
Norwegian politician of the Labour Party. He was prime minister for three periods: 1945–1951, 1955–1963, and 1963–1965.
With 17 years in office, he is the longest serving prime minister in Norway since the introduction of parliamentarism. Many Norwegians often refer to him as "Landsfaderen" ('the Father of the Nation'); he is generally considered one of the main architects of the rebuilding of Norway after World War II.
In October 1932 Gerhardsen married Werna Christie, with whom he had three children.
Gerhardsen died on 19 September 1987, aged 90.