Eivind Bolle

Eivind Albin Andreas Bolle (13 October 1923 – 10 June 2012) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He was born in Hol.

Eivind Bolle
Former minister of Fisheries Eivind Bolle.jpg
Minister of Fisheries
In office
16 October 1973 – 14 October 1981
Prime MinisterTrygve Bratteli
Odvar Nordli
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded byTrygve Olsen
Succeeded byThor Listau
Mayor of Vestvågøy
In office
1 January 1972 – 16 October 1973
Preceded byKarl Leirfall
Succeeded byJohs. Sundrønning
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
1 October 1973 – 30 September 1985
Deputy Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
1 October 1969 – 30 September 1973
Personal details
Eivind Albin Andreas Bolle

(1923-10-13)13 October 1923
Hol, Nordland, Norway
Died10 June 2012(2012-06-10) (aged 88)
Political partyLabour

He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nordland in 1973, and was re-elected on two occasions. He had previously served as a deputy representative during the term 1969–1973. He was the Minister of Fisheries from 1973 to 1981 during three different cabinets: second cabinet Bratteli, cabinet Nordli and first cabinet Brundtland. During these three periods he was replaced in the Parliament by Eindride Sommerseth, Karl Ingebrigtsen and Finn Knutsen respectively.

On the local level he was a member of Hol municipality council from 1959 to 1963, and later in Hol's successor municipality Vestvågøy. He served as mayor from 1971 to 1973, during which term he was also a member of Nordland county council.

Outside politics he worked as a fisher from 1938 to 1974.


  • "Eivind Bolle" (in Norwegian). Storting.
Political offices
Preceded by
Trygve Olsen
Norwegian Minister of Fisheries
Succeeded by
Thor Listau