Bahr Halvorsen's First Cabinet

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Bahr Halvorsen's First Cabinet governed Norway between 21 June 1920 and 22 June 1921. The Conservative and Liberal Left cabinet was led by Otto Bahr Halvorsen. It had the following composition:

Cabinet members[edit]

Portfolio Minister Period[1] Party
Prime Minister Otto Bahr Halvorsen Conservative
Minister of Foreign Affairs Christian Fredrik Michelet Conservative
Minister of Defence Karl Wilhelm Wefring Liberal Left
Minister of Finance Edvard Hagerup Bull Conservative
Minister of Trade Gerdt Henrik Meyer Bruun Conservative
Minister of Provisioning Johan Henrik Rye Holmboe Liberal Left
Minister of Labour Cornelius Middelthon Conservative
Minister of Justice and the Police Otto Bahr Halvorsen Conservative
Minister of Social Affairs Odd Sverressøn Klingenberg Conservative
Minister of Agriculture Gunder Anton Johannesen Jahren Conservative
Minister of Church and Education Nils Riddervold Jensen Conservative

State Secretary[edit]

Not to be confused with the modern title State Secretary. The old title State Secretary, used between 1814 and 1925, is now known as Secretary to the Government (Regjeringsråd).[2]

State Secretary Period[1]
Nils Otto Hesselberg 21 June 1920 - 1 October 1920
Hans Severin Fürst 1 October 1920 - 22 June 1921



  1. ^ a b Unless otherwise noted, the period was 21 June 1920 - 22 June 1921
  2. ^ Secretary to the Council of State since 1814 -