Gunnar Berge

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Gunnar Berge (born 29 August 1940) is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party, born in Etne, Hordaland.[1] Berge represented Rogaland in the Norwegian Parliament from 1969 to 1993.[1] He was Minister of Finance 1986-1989, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development 1992-1997, as well as minister of Nordic Cooperation 1992-1997.[2] After his political career he was Director General of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate 1996-2007.[1] He was also member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee from 1997 to 2002, as leader from 2000 to 2002.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Staff. "Gunnar Berge" (in Norwegian). Store Norske Leksikon. Retrieved 2009-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Det norske statsråd 1814-: III Personer 1814-". Archived from the original on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2009-08-25. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Rolf Presthus
Norwegian Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Arne Skauge
Preceded by
Kjell Borgen
Norwegian Minister of Local Government and Nordic Cooperation
Succeeded by
Kjell Opseth
Civic offices
Preceded by
Fredrik Hagemann
Director of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
Succeeded by
Bente Nyland
Other offices
Preceded by
Francis Sejersted
Leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
Succeeded by
Ole Danbolt Mjøs

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