Øystein Djupedal

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Øystein Djupedal
Oeystein Djupedal, kunskapsminister Norge, innan undervisningsministermotet i Kopenhamn 2006-09-01.jpg
Øystein Djupedal on 17 October 2005
Minister of the Ministry of Education and Research
In office
17 October 2005 – 18 October 2007
Monarch Harald V
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Preceded by Torild Skogsholm
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
for Sør-Trøndelag
In office
1993 – 2009
Personal details
Born (1960-05-05) 5 May 1960 (age 57)
Oslo, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Socialist Left Party
Relations Married
Children Three
Residence Trondheim, Norway
Profession typographer

Øystein Kåre Djupedal (born 5 May 1960) is a Norwegian politician.

Djupedal was born in Oslo, Norway, and is the son of the linguist Reidar Djupedal. He is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party (SV) and a member of Storting for Sør-Trøndelag County where he has sat since the 1993 election. For two years from 17 October 2005 until 18 October 2007 he was the Minister of Education and Research. He is also former deputy chairman of SV.

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