Gunnar Berge

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Gunnar Berge
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Berge in 2010 (photo by Jarle Vienes)
Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
In office
4 September 1992 – 25 October 1996
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded by Rolf Presthus
Succeeded by Kjell Opseth
Minister of Finance
In office
9 May 1986 – 16 October 1989
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded by Arne Skauge
Succeeded by Arne Skauge
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
1 October 1969 – 30 September 1993
Constituency Rogaland
Personal details
Born (1940-08-29) 29 August 1940 (age 78)
Etne, Norway
Political party Labour Party

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]

References

  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-". Government.no. Archived from the original on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2009-08-25. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Rolf Presthus
Norwegian Minister of Finance
1986–1989
Succeeded by
Arne Skauge
Preceded by
Kjell Borgen
Norwegian Minister of Local Government and Nordic Cooperation
1992–1996
Succeeded by
Kjell Opseth
Civic offices
Preceded by
Fredrik Hagemann
Director of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
1997–2007
Succeeded by
Bente Nyland
Other offices
Preceded by
Francis Sejersted
Leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
2000–2002
Succeeded by
Ole Danbolt Mjøs


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