Eivind Eckbo

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Eivind Eckbo
Leader of Anders Lange's Party
In office
22 October 1974 – 1975
Preceded by Anders Lange
Succeeded by Arve Lønnum
Personal details
Born (1927-08-10) 10 August 1927 (age 87)
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Progress Party

Eivind Eckbo (born 10 August 1927) is a Norwegian politician, lawyer and farmer.

While working as a lawyer in Bø i Telemark, he stood as the second candidate of Anders Lange's Party on the Telemark ballot in the Norwegian parliamentary election, 1973.[1] He was the interim chairman of Anders Lange's Party from the death of party chairman and founder Anders Lange in 1974, until 1975.[2] He has later been deputy chairman and held other offices by the same party after it changed its name into the Progress Party.

He is married to Margaret Eckbo, also a politician for the Progress Party, of which she got introduced to through her husband. She had two children from before they got married, he had 7.[3]


  1. ^ "Norges Offisielle Statistikk. Stortingsvalget 1973. Hefte I." (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistics Norway. 
  2. ^ Vikre, Thorleif (12 March 2009). "Nå er vi nest største parti i landet!". Telemark FrP. 
  3. ^ Lorentzen, Trude (10 August 2005). "Ekstrem opprydning". Dagbladet.