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List of famous politicians from Norway, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Norwegian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Norwegian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Norway and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Norway, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List ranges from Hege Nerland to Rolf Schjerven and more.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Norway in order to get more information about each one.

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Adam Egede-Nissen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Adam Egede-Nissen Died at 85 (1868-1953) Adam Hjalmar Egede-Nissen, a Norwegian postmaster and politician, began his political career in the Liberal Party and was first elected to the Storting in 1900. He later switched to the Labour ...more

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Åge Konradsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Åge Konradsen age 64 Åge Konradsen is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Troms in 2001, but was not re-elected in 2005. He had previously served ...more

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Aina Bartmann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Aina Bartmann age 59 Aina Nilsen Bartmann, née Edelmann is leader of the foundation Farmer's Market in Norway, former leader of the Norwegian Farmers and Smallholders Union from 1992 to 1994 and politician ...more

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Aksel Hagen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Aksel Hagen age 65 Aksel Hagen is a Norwegian politician and member of the Storting, representing the Socialist Left Party in the county of Oppland. He was elected to parliament following the 2009 parliamentary ...more

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Alf Daniel Moen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Alf Daniel Moen age 68 Alf Daniel Moen is a Norwegian forester and politician for the Labour Party. He lives in Hegra and was mayor of Stjørdal from 1986–94 and from 1995–99. Moen has been leader of the county ...more

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Alf E. Jakobsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Alf E. Jakobsen age 66 Alf E. Jakobsen is a Norwegian Labour politician. Jakobsen served as the deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Finnmark during the terms 1989–1993, 2001–2005 and 2005–2009. ...more

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Alfred Madsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Alfred Madsen Died at 74 (1888-1962) Alfred Martin Madsen was a Norwegian engineer, newspaper editor, trade unionist and politician for the Norwegian Labour Party. He began as deputy chairman of their youth wing, while also working ...more

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Anders Anundsen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anders Anundsen age 43 Anders Anundsen is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party. He has been Minister of Justice since 16 October 2013, and a member of the Norwegian Parliament from Vestfold since 2005. A ...more

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Anders Buen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anders Buen Died at 69 (1864-1933) Anders Johnsen Buen was a Norwegian typographer, newspaper editor, trade unionist and politician. He belonged to the Norwegian Labour Party from the start, being party secretary as well as ...more

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Anders Gåsland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anders Gåsland age 50 Anders Gåsland is a Norwegian politician, formerly for the Christian Democratic Party. Openly homosexual, he is considered an important promoter of gay rights in Norway. In 1992 he took ...more

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Anders Greif Mathisen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anders Greif Mathisen age 43 Anders Greif Mathisen is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He was treasurer of the Oslo chapter of the Workers' Youth League from 1994 until 1995, when he withdrew after the ...more

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André N. Skjelstad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
André N. Skjelstad age 53 André Nikolai Skjelstad is a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nord-Trøndelag in 2005.

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André Oktay Dahl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
André Oktay Dahl age 43 André Oktay Dahl is a lawgraduated Norwegian man who was a politician representing the Conservative Party. He served as a representative of Akershus in the Storting and was first elected ...more

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André Støylen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
André Støylen age 50 André Støylen is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. Born in Ørsta, he served in the position of deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from ...more

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Andreas E. Eidsaa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Andreas E. Eidsaa age 48 Andreas E. Eidsaa jr. is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party. From 1993 to 1996 he served as the chairman of the Youth of the Christian People's Party, the youth wing of ...more

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Andreas M. Lervik is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Andreas M. Lervik age 49 Andreas M. Lervik is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party. He served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Østfold during the terms 2001–2005 and ...more

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Andreas Zeier Cappelen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Andreas Zeier Cappelen Died at 93 (1915-2008) Andreas Zeier Cappelen was a Norwegian jurist and politician for the Labour Party. He was born in Vang, Hedmark. He held a variety of positions in different Norwegian cabinets. He was Minister ...more

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Ane Sofie Tømmerås is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Ane Sofie Tømmerås age 52 Ane Sofie Tømmerås is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Østfold in 1993, and was re-elected on one occasion. She ...more

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Anette Trettebergstuen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
age 37 Anette Trettebergstuen is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Hedmark in 2005. She is the only openly lesbian politician in the ...more

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Anette Wiig Bryn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anette Wiig Bryn age 54 Anette Wiig Bryn is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party. In her younger days she was a member of the Young Conservatives. In 2004 she became city commissioner of business and culture ...more

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Anita Apelthun Sæle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anita Apelthun Sæle age 67 Anita Apeltun Sæle is a former Norwegian politician.

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Anita Orlund is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anita Orlund age 54 Anita Orlund is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Akershus during the terms 1997–2001, 2001–2005, 2005–2009 and ...more

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Anita Østby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anita Østby age 46 Anita Østby was a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party. She served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Nord-Trøndelag during the terms 2005–2009.

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Ann-Kristin Engstad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Ann-Kristin Engstad age 36 Ann-Kristin Engstad is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Finnmark during the term 2005–2009. On the local level, ...more

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Anna Ceselie Brustad Moe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anna Ceselie Brustad Moe age 43 Anna Ceselie Brustad Moe is a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party. She served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Nord-Trøndelag during the term 2005–2009. ...more

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Anna Ljunggren is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anna Ljunggren age 34 Anna-Kristin Ljunggren is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nordland in 2005. At 21, Ljunggren became the youngest parliamentarian in ...more

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Anne Berit Andersen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Berit Andersen age 67 Anne Berit Andersen is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Vest-Agder in 2001, but was not re-elected in 2005. She served in the ...more

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Anne Helen Rui is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Helen Rui age 68 Anne Helen Rui is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Vestfold in 1993, and was re-elected on two occasions. She had previously served ...more

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Anne Kathrine Slungård is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Kathrine Slungård age 54 Anne Kathrine Slungård is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. She is known as mayor of Trondheim, the third largest city in Norway, from 1998 to 2003. From August 2001 to ...more

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Anne Margrethe Larsen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Margrethe Larsen age 68 Anne Margrethe Larsen is a Norwegian politician representing the Liberal Party. She is currently a representative of Vest-Agder in the Storting and was first elected in 2005.

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Anne Marit Bjørnflaten is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Marit Bjørnflaten age 49 Anne Marit Bjørnflaten is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. Between 2000 and 2001, during Stoltenberg's first cabinet, Bjørnflaten was appointed political advisor in the ...more

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Anne Rygh Pedersen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Rygh Pedersen age 51 Anne Rygh Pedersen is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She served in the position of deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Vestfold during the term 2001–2005. Rygh ...more

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Anne Solsvik is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Solsvik age 37 Anne Solsvik is a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party. Between 2007 and 2010 she was the leader of the Young Liberals of Norway, the youth wing of the Liberal Party. Upon her election she ...more

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Anne Stenhammer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Anne Stenhammer age 68 Anne Margareth Fagertun Stenhammer is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party. From October 2005 to November 2007, during the second cabinet Stoltenberg, Stenhammer was appointed ...more

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Anniken Huitfeldt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
age 49 Anniken Scharning Huitfeldt is a Norwegian historian and politician for the Labour Party.

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Ansgar Gabrielsen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Ansgar Gabrielsen age 63 Ansgar Gabrielsen is a Norwegian consultant and former politician for the Conservative Party.

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Anton Skulberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Died at 91 (1921-2012) Anton Skulberg was a Norwegian scientist and politician for the Centre Party. He was born in Kristiania as a son of Ragnvald Skulberg and housewife Anna Marie Busch. Between 9 May 1940 and 27 ...more

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Arild Stokkan-Grande is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arild Stokkan-Grande age 40 Arild Stokkan-Grande is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He represents Nord-Trøndelag in the Norwegian Parliament, where he meets in the place of Bjarne Håkon Hanssen, ...more

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Arne Bergsvåg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arne Bergsvåg age 60 Arne Bergsvåg is a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party. He served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Rogaland during the term 2005–2009 and 2009–2013. On the ...more

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Arne Braut is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arne Braut age 68 Arne Braut is a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party. He served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Sør-Trøndelag during the term 2001–2005. On the ...more

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Arne Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arne Lyngstad age 56 Arne Lyngstad is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party. Lyngstad was born in Verdal. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nord-Trøndelag in 1997, and was ...more

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Arne Storhaug is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arne Storhaug age 68 Arne Storhaug is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Telemark during the terms 2001–2005 and 2005–2009. On the ...more

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Arne Strand is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arne Strand age 74 Arne Strand is a Norwegian journalist and politician for the Labour Party. He is the current political editor in the newspaper Dagsavisen. Strand graduated from the University of Oslo with the ...more

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Arne Sunde is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Died at 89 (1883-1972) Arne Toralf Sunde was a Norwegian politician, Olympic shooter and army officer. He is best known for his participation in the 1940 Norwegian Campaign, his participation in Nygaardsvold's Cabinet ...more

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Arnfinn Nergård is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arnfinn Nergård age 66 Arnfinn Nergård is a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party. He served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Hedmark during the term 2005–2009. Following the 2007 ...more

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Arvid Libak is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Arvid Libak age 61 Arvid Libak is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. In 1992, during the third cabinet Brundtland, Libak was appointed political advisor to the Minister of Social Affairs, a position he ...more

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Åsa Elvik is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Åsa Elvik age 39 Åsa Elvik is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nordland in 2001. She was a member of the Nordland county council from

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Asbjørn Sunde is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Asbjørn Sunde Died at 76 (1909-1985) Asbjørn Edvin Sunde was a Norwegian sailor, communist, and a saboteur against the Nazi occupation of Norway during the Second World War. During the war, from 1941 to 1944, Sunde's group - ...more

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Åse Kleveland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
age 69 Åse Maria Kleveland is a Norwegian singer and politician. A well-known folk singer and traditional guitarist in Norway, she was appointed Minister of Culture in Norway from 1990 to 1996, ...more

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Åse Lill Kimestad is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Norway
Åse Lill Kimestad age 63 Åse Lill Kimestad is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Vest-Agder during the terms 1989–1993, 1993–1997 ...more