Aase Lionæs

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Aase Lionæs
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Lionæs during a debate in the Storting in 1963.
Vice President of the Odelsting
In office
9 October 1973 – 30 September 1977
PresidentPer Borten
Preceded byErland Steenberg
Succeeded byPer Karstensen
Vice President of the Lagting
In office
8 October 1965 – 30 September 1973
PresidentBent Røiseland
Lars Korvald
Egil Aarvik
Preceded byEinar Hareide
Succeeded byEgil Aarvik
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
1 January 1958 – 30 September 1977
Personal details
Born(1907-04-10)10 April 1907
Oslo, Norway
Died2 January 1999(1999-01-02) (aged 91)
Oslo, Norway
Political partyLabour
Kurt Jonas
(m. 1938)

Aase Lionæs (10 April 1907 – 2 January 1999) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party, and a socialist feminist.[1]

She was born in Oslo.

She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Oslo in 1958, and was re-elected on four occasions. She had previously served in the position of deputy representative during the term 1954–1957, during which she met as a regular representative for Rakel Seweriin and later Einar Gerhardsen who both held positions in the Cabinet.

Lionæs was a member of Oslo city council during the terms 1934–1937 and 1945–1947. She was also a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee from 1948 to 1968 and its leader from 1968 to 1977. She also served as Vice President of the Lagting from 1965-1973 and of the Odelsting from 1973–1977.


  1. ^ Gruber, Helmut (1998). Women and Socialism, Socialism and Women: Europe Between the Two World Wars. Berghahn Books. p. 466.