|10th Prime Minister of Norway|
23 October 1907 – 19 March 1908
|Preceded by||Christian Michelsen|
|Succeeded by||Gunnar Knudsen|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
7 June 1905 – 19 March 1908
|Prime Minister||Christian Michelsen |
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Wilhelm Christophersen|
|Norwegian Prime Minister in Stockholm|
11 March 1905 – 7 June 1905
|Prime Minister||Christian Michelsen|
|Preceded by||Sigurd Ibsen|
|Succeeded by||Position abolished|
|Minister of Education and Church Affairs|
26 October 1915 – 21 June 1920
|Prime Minister||Gunnar Knudsen|
|Preceded by||Aasulv Bryggesaa|
|Succeeded by||Nils R. Jensen|
|Minister of Labour|
5 June 1900 – 22 October 1903
|Prime Minister||Johannes Steen |
|Preceded by||Hans Nysom|
|Succeeded by||Albert Hansen|
17 February 1898 – 28 February 1899
|Prime Minister||Johannes Steen|
|Preceded by||Fredrik Stang Lund|
|Succeeded by||Hans Nysom|
Jørgen Gunnarsson Løvland
3 February 1848
Evje, Aust-Agder, United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway
|Died||21 August 1922 (aged 74)|
Laura Mathilde Torkildson
|Alma mater||Kristiansand Teacher Training College|
Løvland was born at Lauvland in Evje (Lauvland i Evje herad) in Aust-Agder, Norway. He came from a farming family. He graduated from Christianssands Stifts Seminarium teachers’ seminary in 1865. He worked as primary school teacher in Christianssand (1866-1878) and then as headmaster in Setesdal (1878-1884). From 1884 to 1892 he was also editor of Christianssands Stiftsavis.
He represented the Liberal party at the Norwegian Parliament (Storting) 1886-1888 and again in 1892–1898. He was Minister of Labour (1898–1899, 1900–1902, 1902–1903), a member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm (1899–1900), Minister of Foreign Affairs (1905 and 1905–1907), Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1907–1908), and Minister of Education and Church Affairs (1915–1920). In 1905 became the prime minister in Stockholm. He was chair of the Norwegian government of Christian Michelsen. In October 1907, Løvland took over as Norwegian Prime Minister when Michelsen resigned. Løvland resigned the position in March 1908.
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He was married to Mathilde Løvland (1851–1938). Following their deaths, both he and his wife were buried at Vår Frelsers gravlund in Oslo.
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- "Members of the first Norwegian Nobel Committee". Nobel Committee. Retrieved June 10, 2016.