Olemic Thommessen

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Olemic Thommessen
19th President of the Storting
Assumed office
8 October 2013
Monarch Harald V
Preceded by Dag Terje Andersen
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
Assumed office
1 October 2001
Constituency Oppland fylke
Personal details
Born (1956-04-18) 18 April 1956 (age 61)
Lillehammer, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Nina Høstmælingen
Alma mater University of Oslo

Olaf Michael "Olemic" Thommessen (born 18 April 1956 in Lillehammer) is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party and the President of the Storting since 8 October 2013.[1]

He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Oppland in 2001, and has been re-elected on two occasions. He previously served as a deputy representative during the term 1993–1997.

Thommessen was a member of Lillehammer municipality council from 1987 to 1995.


  1. ^ Olemic Thommessen elected to chair the Storting (Norway's Parliament)
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Tove Veierød
Chair of Foreningen Norden in Norway
Political offices
Preceded by
Dag Terje Andersen
President of the Storting