Frank Aarebrot

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Frank Aarebrot

Frank Henrik Aarebrot (19 January 1947 – 9 September 2017) was a Norwegian political scientist. He was born in Bergen, Norway. He was professor of comparative politics at the University of Bergen and adjunct professor of democracy development at the Örebro University.[1] He regularly lectured at Institut des Sciences Politiques and at the Humboldt University. Aarebrot has written 69 books on the democratisation of Europe, following the fall of the Berlin Wall. In Norway, Aarebrot was known as a political commentator.

Aarebrot died in Bergen from heart surgery-related problems for a heart attack he suffered on 9 September 2017 at the age of 70.[2][3]

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  1. Søilen, Oddmund. "Frank Aarebrot". Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  2. "VG Direkte: Nyhetsdøgnet". VG Direkte (in Norwegian Bokmål). Archived from the original on 2017-09-06. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  3. NRK. "Frank Aarebrot er død". NRK (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2017-09-09.