Baard Madsen Haugland

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Baard Madsen Haugland

Baard Madsen Haugland (12 January 1835 – 7 May 1896) was a Norwegian merchant and politician with the Liberal Party. [1]


He was born at the Haugland farm at Stord (Haugland på Stord) in Hordaland, Norway. Haugland was a merchant by profession and worked in the trade business in Bergen from 1851 until 1884. [2][3]

Haugland was mayor (ordførar) of Stord from 1864. In 1870, he entered the Norwegian Parliament as a representative of Søndre Bergenhus amt (now Hordaland). He was Minister of Finance 1884-1888 and member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm 1888-1889 and 1895-1896 under Prime Minister Johan Sverdrup.[4] [5]

Haugland was made a member of the Order of St. Olav in 1886 and received the Commander's Cross 1st class in 1895. He was also made a commander of the Order of the Polar Star. He died in Stockholm during the spring of 1896 and was buried at Vår Frelsers gravlund in Oslo. [6]


  1. ^ Leiv Mjeldheim. "Baard M Haugland". Norsk biografisk leksikon. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  2. ^ Mardal, Magnus A. "Baard Madsen Haugland" (in Norwegian). Store Norske Leksikon. Retrieved 2011-05-28.
  3. ^ "Haugland. Stord herad. Hordaland". Matrikkelutkastet av 1950. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  4. ^ "Register of Persons "Norway's Governments since 1814"". Retrieved 2011-05-28.
  5. ^ "Johan Sverdrup's Government". Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  6. ^ "Baard Haugland". Retrieved April 1, 2018.