List of Presidents of the Odelsting

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List of Presidents of the Odelsting, the one chamber of the Parliament of Norway from 1945 to 2009, when the chamber was discontinued.

Name Entered office Left office Party
Carl Joachim Hambro[1] December 10, 1945 January 10, 1958 Conservative
Alv Kjøs [2] January 18, 1958 September 30, 1961 Conservative
Per Borten October 6, 1961 September 30, 1965 Centre
Nils Hønsvald October 8, 1965 September 30, 1969 Labour
Håkon Johnsen [3] October 8, 1969 September 30, 1973 Labour
Per Borten October 9, 1973 September 30, 1977 Centre
Asbjørn Haugstvedt October 11, 1977 September 30, 1981 Christian Democratic
Arne Nilsen [4] October 15, 1981 September 30, 1985 Labour
Åshild Hauan October 9, 1985 September 30, 1989 Socialist Left
Inger Lise Gjørv October 10, 1989 September 30, 1993 Labour
Gunnar Skaug October 11, 1993 September 30, 1997 Labour
Gunnar Skaug October 8, 1997 September 30, 2001 Labour
Ågot Valle October 9, 2001 September 30, 2005 Socialist Left
Berit Brørby October 10, 2005 September 30, 2009 Labour

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ John Lyng, Conservative, was temporary President of the Odelsting November 8, 1951–December 15, 1951
  2. ^ John Lyng, Conservative Party of Norway, was temporary President of the Odelsting October 6, 1958–November 13, 1958 and October 9 – November 30, 1960
  3. ^ Salve Andreas Salvesen, Labour, was temporary President of the Odelsting October 14 – December 18, 1970
  4. ^ Hallvard Bakke, Labour, was temporary President of the Odelsting November 5 – December 15, 1984