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Karl Trasti

Karl Trasti (19 February 1917 - 4 October 1976) was a Norwegian civil servant and politician for the Labour Party.

During the third cabinet Gerhardsen he was appointed state secretary to the Minister of Finance in 1955, a post he held one year. He was later appointed Minister of Pay and Prices in 1962, and held that post to 1964 except for the month-long tenure of the cabinet Lyng in 1963. He then changed to Minister of Industry, but lost his job when the cabinet fell in 1965.

Born in Vadsø and graduating as cand.jur. in 1942, he notably worked as a judge during the [[legal purge in Norway after World War II|legal purge

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