Sigbjørn Johnsen

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Sigbjørn Johnsen
Norges finansminister Sigbjoern Johnsen. Nordiskt finansministermote i Kopenhamn 2009-12-04.jpg
Minister of Finance
In office
20 October 2009 – 16 October 2013
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
Preceded byKristin Halvorsen
Succeeded bySiv Jensen
In office
3 November 1990 – 25 October 1996
Prime MinisterGro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded byArne Skauge
Succeeded byJens Stoltenberg
Governor of Hedmark
In office
1 October 1997 – 31 December 2018
MonarchHarald V
Prime MinisterThorbjørn Jagland
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Jens Stoltenberg
Erna Solberg
Preceded byJon A. Lea
Succeeded byTormod W. Karlstrøm (acting)
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
1 October 1977 – 30 September 1997
ConstituencyHedmark
Personal details
Born (1950-10-01) 1 October 1950 (age 69)
Lillehammer, Norway
Political partyLabour Party
Spouse(s)Helle Laier Johnsen
Children1
Alma materNorwegian School of Management

Sigbjørn Johnsen (born 1 October 1950) is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party and was Norwegian Minister of Finance in the periods 1990–1996 and 2009–2013.[1]

He is a former member of parliament and served as County Governor of Hedmark from 1997 to 2018. He was member of parliament for Hedmark between 1977 and 1997 and was the Minister of Finance from 1990 to 1996 during the Brundtland's Third Cabinet.[1] He made a comeback in national politics when again he became Minister of Finance in 2009 Stoltenberg's Second Cabinet.[2] After serving in the Stoltenberg's Second Cabinet, he resumed his duty as County Governor of Hedmark.

He was also the deputy chairman of the Workers' Youth League between 1975 and 1977.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sigbjørn Johnsen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  2. ^ "Forsiden". www.dn.no. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  3. ^ Hansson, Steinar (28 September 2014). "Sigbjørn Johnsen". Retrieved 3 June 2019 – via Store norske leksikon.
Political offices
Preceded by
Kristin Halvorsen
Norwegian Minister of Finance
2009-2013
Succeeded by
Siv Jensen
Preceded by
Arne Skauge
Norwegian Minister of Finance
1990–1996
Succeeded by
Jens Stoltenberg
Preceded by
Jon Arvid Lea (acting)
County Governor of Hedmark
1997–2018
Succeeded by
Tormod W. Karlstrøm (acting)