Arne Nilsen (21 January 1924 – 16 April 2020) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He was Minister of Local Government from 1978 to 1979, as well as Minister of Social Affairs from 1979 to 1981. He was also President of the Odelsting from 1981–1985.[1]

Arne Nilsen
President of the Odelsting
In office
15 October 1981 – 30 September 1985
Preceded byAsbjørn Haugstvedt
Succeeded byÅshild Hauan
Minister of Social Affairs
In office
8 October 1979 – 14 October 1981
Prime MinisterOdvar Nordli
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded byRuth Ryste
Succeeded byLeif Arne Heløe
Minister of Local Government
In office
11 January 1978 – 8 October 1979
Prime MinisterOdvar Nordli
Preceded byLeif Aune
Succeeded byInger Louise Valle
Personal details
Born(1924-01-21)21 January 1924
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
Died16 April 2020(2020-04-16) (aged 96)
Voss, Hordaland, Norway
Political partyLabour

He died in April 2020 at the age of 96.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nilsen, Arne ( 1924- )" (in Norwegian). Stortinget.no. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
  2. ^ Tidligere statsråd Arne Ragnar Nilsen er død (in Norwegian)
Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Local Government
1978–1979
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Social Affairs
1979–1981
Succeeded by
Preceded by President of the Odelsting
1981–1985
Succeeded by