Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion

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The Norwegian Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion is the head of the Norwegian Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion. The position has existed since 1 January 1846, when the Ministry of the Interior was created. Several different names have been used since then, with three name changes after 2000. The incumbent minister is Anniken Huitfeldt of the Labour Party.[1] From 1992 to 2001 there was also a Minister of Health position in the ministry.

List of Norwegian Ministers of Labour and Social Inclusion[edit]

In 1815, the ministry was named the Ministry of the Interior.

Name From To
Frederik Stang 1846 1848
Hans Christian Petersen 1848 1849
Frederik Stang 1849 1854
Christian Bretteville 1854 1858
August Christian Manthey 1858 1859
Christian Bretteville 1859 1861
Johan Christian Collett (acting) 1861 1861
August Christian Manthey 1861 1862
Christian Bretteville 1862 1865
August Christian Manthey 1865 1866
Christian Bretteville 1866 1868
Frederik Stang 1868 1869
Christian Bretteville 1869 1871
Henrik Laurentius Helliesen 1871 1871
Niels Petersen Vogt 1871 1872
Johan Collett Falsen 1872 1873
Niels Petersen Vogt 1873 1875
Christian Selmer 1875 1876
Niels Petersen Vogt 1876 1878
Christian Selmer 1878 1879
Niels Petersen Vogt 1879 1882
Christian Jensen 1882 1883
Niels Petersen Vogt 1883 1884
Niels Mathias Rye (acting) 1884 1884
Thomas Cathinco Bang 1884 1884
Sofus Arctander 1884 1885
Jacob Stang 1885 1886
Sofus Arctander 1886 1888
Walter Scott Dahl 1888 1888
Peter Olrog Schjøtt 1888 1888
Oscar Jacobsen 1888 1888
Lars Knutson Liestøl 1888 1888
Georg August Thilesen 1888 1889
Johan Henrik Paasche Thorne 1889 1890
Ole Andreas Furu 1890 1891
Wollert Konow (H) 1891 1893
Johan Henrik Paasche Thorne 1893 1894
Peter Birch-Reichenwald 1894 1895
Thomas von Westen Engelhart 1895 1897
Olaj Olsen 1897 1898
Georg August Thilesen 1898 1899
Ole Qvam 1899 1900
Johannes Steen 1900 1902
Otto Blehr 1902 1903
In 1903, it had been renamed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Shipping and Industry.
Jacob Schøning 1903 1904
Paul Benjamin Vogt 1904 1905
Sofus Arctander 1905 1908
In 1905, it had been renamed the Ministry of Trade, Shipping and Industry.
Lars Kristian Abrahamsen 1908 1910
Sofus Arctander 1910 1910
Bernhard Cornelius Brænne 1910 1912
Ambrotius Olsen Lindvig 1912 1913
Johan Castberg 1913 1914
In 1913, it had been renamed the Ministry of Social Affairs, Trade Industry and Fisheries.
Kristian Friis Petersen 1914 1916
In 1916, it had been renamed the Ministry of Social Affairs.
Lars Kristian Abrahamsen 1916 1919
Paal Berg 1919 1920
Odd Sverressøn Klingenberg 1920 1921
Lars Oftedal 1921 1922
Rasmus Olai Mortensen 1922 1923
Odd Sverressøn Klingenberg 1923 1924
Lars Oftedal 1924 1926
Peter Andreas Amundsen Morell 1926 1928
Alfred Madsen 1928 1928
Torjus Værland 1928 1931
Jakob Vik 1931 1933
Ole Nikolai Ingebrigtsen Strømme 1933 1933
Trygve Utheim 1933 1935
Kornelius Bergsvik 1935 1936
Oscar Torp 1936 1939
Sverre Støstad 1939 1945
From June 1940 to June 1945, the Norwegian government was exiled in London. Ministers of Social Affairs during this period were Andreas Diesen of the Administrative Council from April to September 1940, and Sverre Iversen briefly in 1945.
Sven Oftedal
Kirsten Hansteen (consultative)
1945 1945
Sven Oftedal
Aaslaug Aasland (consultative)
1945 1948
Aaslaug Aasland (acting 1948–1951) 1948 1953
Rakel Seweriin 1953 1955
Gudmund Harlem 1955 1961
Olav Bruvik 1961 1962
Aase Bjerkholt (acting) 1962 1963
Olav Gjærevoll 1963 1963
Kjell Bondevik 1963 1963
Olav Gjærevoll 1963 1965
Egil Aarvik 1965 1971
Odd Højdahl 1971 1972
Bergfrid Fjose 1972 1973
Sonja Ludvigsen 1973 1974
Tor Halvorsen 1974 1976
Ruth Anlaug Ryste 1976 1979
Arne Nilsen 1979 1981
Leif Arne Heløe 1981 1986
Tove Strand Gerhardsen 1986 1989
Wenche Frogn Sellæg 1989 1990
Tove Veierød 1990 1992
Grete Knudsen 1992 1994
In 1992, it had been renamed the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs. There were two Ministers in the Ministry, one for Health and one for Social Affairs. Ministers of Health are listed below.
Hill-Marta Solberg 1994 1997
Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa 1997 2000
Guri Ingebrigtsen 2000 2001
Ingjerd Schou 2001 2004
In 2002, it had been renamed the Ministry of Social Affairs.
Dagfinn Høybråten 2004 2005
In 2004, it had been renamed the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
Bjarne Håkon Hanssen 2005 2008
In 2006, it had been renamed the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion.
Dag Terje Andersen 2008 2009
Hanne Bjurstrøm 2009 2012
Anniken Huitfeldt 2012 2013
Robert Eriksson 2013 present

List of Norwegian Ministers of Health within the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs[edit]

Name From To
Werner Christie 1992 1995
Gudmund Hernes 1995 1997
Dagfinn Høybråten 1997 2000
Tore Tønne 2000 2001
Dagfinn Høybråten 2001 position defunct

For later Ministers, see Minister of Health and Care Services (Norway).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandvik, Siv (21 September 2012). "Dette mannskapet skal vinne valget for Jens" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 21 September 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012.