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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Bergen and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Bergen, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Bergen include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Bergen alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Bergen are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Bergen.

A factual list, featuring graduates like Bent Høie and Kjartan Fløgstad.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Bergen?” and “Which celebrities are University of Bergen alumni?”

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Bent Høie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Bent Høie Politician Bent Høie is a Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party who has been Minister of Health and Care Services since 16 October 2013. He is a representative of Rogaland in the Storting ...more

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Per Aunet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Per Aunet Biologist, Environmentalist Per Aunet is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party, an environmentalist in the Norwegian Society for the Conservation of Nature and an Associate Professor in biology at ...more

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Gunnar Skirbekk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Gunnar Skirbekk Scientist Gunnar Skirbekk is a Norwegian philosopher. He is professor emeritus at the Department of Philosophy and the Center for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, University of Bergen. He is ...more

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Kristin Krohn Devold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Kristin Krohn Devold Politician Kristin Krohn Devold is a former Minister of Defence of Norway. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Oslo in 1993, and was re-elected on two occasions as a representative for ...more

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Olav Akselsen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Olav Akselsen Olav Akselsen is Director General of Shipping and Navigation. Akselsen has served six terms in the Norwegian Parliament for the Norwegian Labour Party, and was Minister of Petroleum and Energy ...more

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Erna Solberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Erna Solberg Politician Erna Solberg is a Norwegian politician who has been Prime Minister of Norway since October 2013. She has also been leader of the Conservative Party since May 2004. Solberg has served as a member ...more

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Monica Mæland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Monica Mæland Politician, Lawyer Monica Mæland is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party and has been Minister of Trade and Industry since 16 October 2013. Previously, she served as the Chief Commissioner of ...more

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Hilde Magnusson Lydvo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Hilde Magnusson Lydvo Politician Hilde Magnusson Lydvo is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Hordaland in 2005. On the local level she was a deputy member of the ...more

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Knut Helle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Knut Helle Knut Helle is a Norwegian historian. A professor at the University of Bergen from 1973 to 2000, he has specialized in the late medieval history of Norway. He has contributed to several large

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Anne Holt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Anne Holt Writer, Lawyer Anne Holt is a Norwegian author and lawyer.

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Halldór Ásgrímsson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Halldór Ásgrímsson Halldór Ásgrímsson is an Icelandic politician, formerly Prime Minister of Iceland from 2004 to 2006 and leader of the Progressive Party from 1994 to 2006.

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Ida Blom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Ida Blom Ida Blom is a Norwegian historian. She graduated from the University of Bergen in 1961, and then took her doctorate there in 1972 while working as a research assistant. She was a professor in ...more

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Bjarte Breiteig is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Bjarte Breiteig Writer Bjarte Breiteig is a Norwegian short story writer.

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Kjartan Fløgstad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Kjartan Fløgstad Poet, Novelist, Author Kjartan Fløgstad is a Norwegian author. Fløgstad studied literature and linguistics at the University of Bergen. Subsequently he worked for a period as an industrial worker and as ...more

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Helge Tverberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Helge Tverberg Mathematician Helge Arnulf Tverberg is a Norwegian mathematician. He was a professor in the Mathematics Department at the University of Bergen, his speciality being combinatorics; he retired at the mandatory ...more

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Karl Ove Knausgård is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Karl Ove Knausgård Novelist, Author, Writer Karl Ove Knausgård is a Norwegian author, known for six autobiographical novels, titled My Struggle.

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Michael Stausberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Michael Stausberg Michael Stausberg is a German scholar on religion. He was born in Köln. He studied in Bonn, Tübingen, Bergen and Rome. He is now a professor at the University of Bergen, Norway. Apart ...more

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Espen Aarseth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Espen Aarseth Espen J. Aarseth is a figure in the fields of video game studies and electronic literature. Aarseth was born in Bergen, Norway, in 1965 and completed his doctorate at the Department of ...more

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Freddy de Ruiter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Freddy de Ruiter Politician Freddy de Ruiter is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Aust-Agder in 2005. He had previously served as a deputy representative during ...more

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Harald Thune is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Harald Thune Harald Torfinn Thune is a Norwegian civil servant. He was born in Gulen. He took his education at the University of Bergen, graduating with the cand.jur. degree in 1978. He then embarked on a ...more

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Susanne Sundfør is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Susanne Sundfør Songwriter, Singer Susanne Aartun Sundfør is a Norwegian singer-songwriter. She is the granddaughter of linguist Kjell Aartun. She was born in Haugesund and later moved to Oslo. She has released five studio ...more

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Hanne Sophie Greve is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Hanne Sophie Greve Judge Hanne Sophie Greve is a Norwegian judge. She graduated as cand.jur. in and later dr. juris at the University of Bergen. She is a former judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague ...more

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Sverre Bagge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Sverre Bagge Sverre Håkon Bagge is a Norwegian historian. He took his doctorate with the thesis Den politiske ideologi i Kongespeilet, published in 1979. From 1974 to 1991 he worked as an associate ...more

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Ståle Dyrvik is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Ståle Dyrvik Ståle Dyrvik is a Norwegian historian. He graduated with the cand.philol. degree from the University of Bergen in 1971. From 1975 to 1988 he worked as an associate professor at the ...more

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Arnved Nedkvitne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Arnved Nedkvitne Arnved Nedkvitne is a Norwegian historian of the Middle Ages and Professor Emeritus of mediaeval history at the University of Trondheim and the University of Oslo. He held the chair of mediaeval ...more

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Eva Lundgren is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Eva Lundgren Eva Lundgren is a Norwegian-born Swedish feminist scholar and sociologist, focusing on violence against women and religiously motivated violence. She is known for developing the theory of the ...more

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Ann-Helen Moen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Ann-Helen Moen Singer Ann-Helen Moen is a Norwegian lyric soprano from Molde, Norway, currently residing in Saffron Walden, United Kingdom.

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Einar Thomassen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Einar Thomassen Einar Thomassen is a Norwegian religious studies scholar.

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Øyvind Rimbereid is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Øyvind Rimbereid Poet, Author, Writer Øyvind Rimbereid is a Norwegian author and composer of lyric poetry. He has worked as an instructor at Skrivekunstakademiet in Bergen. Rimbereid holds a cand. philol. degree from the ...more

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Gunnhild Øyehaug is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Gunnhild Øyehaug Writer Gunnhild Øyehaug is a Norwegian poet, writer and lecturer.

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Aslak Sira Myhre is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Aslak Sira Myhre Politician Aslak Sira Myhre is a Norwegian culture administrator. He currently is director of the Oslo House of Literature. In May 2014 he was appointed by the government to the position as director of the ...more

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Lars Gule is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Lars Gule Lars Gule is a Norwegian philosopher, social commentator and associate professor. Gule became known to the public in 1977 when he was arrested in Beirut with explosives in his luggage. From 2000 ...more

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Tom Bech is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
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Eser Afacan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Eser Afacan Eser Afacan is an Assyrian artist, painter, and sculptor of Assyrian ethnicity. His father, also an artist, is Assyrian, while his mother is of Greek origin. Afacan began drawing at a young age. ...more

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Johan Olsen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Johan Olsen Johan Peder Olsen is a Norwegian political scientist, and Professor Emeritus in Political Science at the University of Bergen, known for his work on new institutionalism.

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Jon Hippe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Jon Hippe Political Science Jon Mathias Hippe is a Norwegian researcher, politician and presenter. He received national media attention when he was made General Manager of the Fafo foundation. He continues to hold that ...more

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Steinar Stjernø is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Steinar Stjernø Steinar Stjernø is a Norwegian academic. He obtained the mag.art. degree in Public Administration and Organizational Theory from the University of Bergen in 1971. He worked as a ...more

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Fjordman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Bergen Alumni
Fjordman Peder Are Nøstvold Jensen is a Norwegian blogger who writes under the pseudonym Fjordman and who has been characterized by his critics as far-right and Islamophobic. Jensen wrote ...more