Idar Norstrand

Idar Olav Norstrand (born 14 February 1915 in Bergen, died 8 September 1986) was a Norwegian civil servant and politician for the Labour Party.

Idar Norstrand
Minister of Pay and Prices
In office
20 January 1964 – 12 October 1965
Prime MinisterEinar Gerhardsen
Preceded byKarl Trasti
Succeeded byDagfinn Vårvik
Personal details
Idar Olav Norstrand

(1915-02-14)14 February 1915
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
Died8 September 1986(1986-09-08) (aged 71)
Political partyLabour

He worked as a mail carrier from 1934 to 1941, and later as personnel director in Norway Post from 1957 to 1982. From 1941 to 1945, during the German occupation of Norway, he fled to Stockholm, Sweden and worked at the Norwegian legation there. From 1946 to 1951 he chaired the post workers' trade union Norsk Postforbund.

From 1964 to 1965, during the fourth cabinet Gerhardsen, he was appointed Minister of Wages and Prices.


  • "Idar Norstrand" (in Norwegian). Storting.
Political offices
Preceded by Norwegian Minister of Wages and Prices
Succeeded by