Åge Hovengen

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Åge Hovengen (born 21 December 1927 in Brandbu) is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Oppland in 1977, and was re-elected on two occasions. He had previously served as a deputy representative during the term 1973–1977. From 1973 to 1976 he met as a regular representative, filling the seat of Thorstein Treholt who was appointed to the second cabinet Bratteli.

On the local level he was a member of Vestre Slidre municipal council from 1963 to 1977.

Outside politics he worked as a car mechanic. He was also active in the Norwegian Farmers and Smallholders Union.

In 2002 he received the Fritt Ord Honorary Award.[1]


  1. ^ "Priser – Fritt Ords Honnør" (in Norwegian). Fritt Ord. Retrieved 22 May 2010.