Bjørn Haug

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Bjørn Haug (born 16 December 1928) is a Norwegian judge.

He was born in Oslo. He worked in the Office of the Attorney General of Norway from 1959 to 1962 and in the private company Christiania Spigerverk from 1962 to 1972. He was then the Attorney General of Norway from 1972 to 1993,[1] and also served as the State Conciliator of Norway, from January 1982 to January 1988.[2] He was appointed to the European Free Trade Association Court in 1994, and served as its President from 1995 to 1999.[1]

From 1975 to 1981 he chaired the board of directors of the Norwegian National Opera.[1] He has also been the auditor of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.[3]

In January 1956 he married judge Agnes Nygaard (born 1933). He was a son-in-law of Supreme Court Justice Marius Nygaard.[4] He is the father of jurist Marius Nygaard Haug.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Bjørn Haug". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 19 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Riksmeklingsmenn" (in Norwegian). State Conciliator of Norway. Retrieved 19 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Norwegian Nobel Committee. Beretning fra Det Norske Stortings Nobelkomité for 1961–1975 (in Norwegian). Parliament of Norway. 
  4. ^ Fagernæs, Sven Ole. "Bjørn Haug". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Thompson, Kjell (22 October 1992). "Kremjobber i Geneve". Dagens Næringsliv (in Norwegian). p. 21. 
Legal offices
Preceded by
Hans Methlie Michelsen
Attorney General of Norway
1972–1993
Succeeded by
Sven Ole Fagernæs
Preceded by
Konrad B. Knutsen
State Conciliator of Norway
1982–1988
Succeeded by
Reidar Webster
Preceded by
Leif Sevón
President of the European Free Trade Association Court
1995–1999
Succeeded by
Thór Vilhjálmsson