Jørgen Løvland

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Jørgen Løvland
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2nd Prime Minister of Norway
In office
23 October 1907 – 19 March 1908
Monarch Haakon VII
Preceded by Christian Michelsen
Succeeded by Gunnar Knudsen
Personal details
Born 3 February 1848
Evje, Norway
Died 21 August 1922(1922-08-21) (aged 74)
Oslo, Norway
Political party Liberal Party

Jørgen Gunnarsson Løvland (3 February 1848 in Evje – 21 August 1922 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian politician and Prime Minister. He was Minister of Labour 1898-1899, 1900-1902 and 1902-1903, member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm 1899-1900, Prime Minister in Stockholm in 1905, Minister of Foreign Affairs 1905 and 1905-1907, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs 1907-1908, and Minister of Education and Church Affairs 1915-1920. He was chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee 1901-1921.

Political offices
Preceded by
Christian Michelsen
Prime Minister of Norway
1907–1908
Succeeded by
Gunnar Knudsen
Preceded by
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Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1905–1907
Succeeded by
Wilhelm Christopher Christophersen
Preceded by
Aasulv Bryggesaa
Norwegian Minister of Education and Church Affairs
1915–1920
Succeeded by
Nils Riddervold Jensen
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Marius Hægstad
Chairman of Noregs Mållag
1909–1912
Succeeded by
Nikolaus Gjelsvik