Einar Steensnæs

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Einar Steensnæs
Minister of Petroleum and Energy
In office
19 October 2001 – 18 June 2004
MonarchHarald V
Prime MinisterKjell Magne Bondevik
Preceded byOlav Akselsen
Succeeded byThorhild Widvey
Minister of Education and Church Affairs
In office
16 October 1989 – 3 November 1990
MonarchOlav V
Prime MinisterGro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded byMary Kvidal
Succeeded byGudmund Hernes
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
21 October 1993 – 30 September 1997
Personal details
Born (1942-03-10) 10 March 1942 (age 77)
Haugesund, Rogaland, Norway
Political partyChristian Democrats

Einar Steensnæs (born 10 March 1942) is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democrats, and served as parliamentary representative for Rogaland 1993-1997. He was also Minister of Education and Church Affairs 1989-1990, and Minister of Petroleum and Energy 2001-2004.[1]


  1. ^ "Steensnæs, Einar ( 1942- )" (in Norwegian). Stortinget.no. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
Political offices
Preceded by
Mary Kvidal
Norwegian Minister of Education and Research
Succeeded by
Gudmund Hernes
Preceded by
Olav Akselsen
Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Succeeded by
Thorhild Widvey