List of presidents of the Odelsting

List of presidents of the Odelsting, the one chamber of the Parliament of Norway from 1945 to 2009, when the chamber was discontinued.

No. Portrait President Took office Left office Time in office Party
1
C. J. Hambro[1]
Hambro, Carl JoachimC. J. Hambro[1]
(1885–1964)
10 December 194510 January 195812 years, 31 daysConservative
2
Alv Kjøs[2]
Kjøs, AlvAlv Kjøs[2]
(1894–1990)
18 January 195830 September 19613 years, 255 daysConservative
3
Per Borten
Borten, PerPer Borten
(1913–2005)
6 October 196130 September 19653 years, 359 daysCentre
4
Nils Hønsvald
Hønsvald, NilsNils Hønsvald
(1899–1971)
8 October 196530 September 19693 years, 357 daysLabour
5
Håkon Johnsen[3]
Johnsen, HåkonHåkon Johnsen[3]
(1914–1991)
8 October 196930 September 19733 years, 357 daysLabour
(3)
Per Borten
Borten, PerPer Borten
(1913–2005)
9 October 197330 September 19773 years, 356 daysCentre
6
Asbjørn Haugstvedt
Haugstvedt, AsbjørnAsbjørn Haugstvedt
(1926–2008)
11 October 197730 September 19813 years, 354 daysChristian Democratic
7
Arne Nilsen[4]
Nilsen, ArneArne Nilsen[4]
(born 1924)
15 October 198130 September 19853 years, 350 daysLabour
8
Åshild Hauan
Hauan, ÅshildÅshild Hauan
(1941–2017)
9 October 198530 September 19893 years, 356 daysSocialist Left
9
Inger Lise Gjørv
Gjørv, Inger LiseInger Lise Gjørv
(1938–2009)
10 October 198930 September 19933 years, 355 daysLabour
10
Gunnar Skaug
Skaug, GunnarGunnar Skaug
(1940–2006)
11 October 199330 September 20017 years, 354 daysLabour
11
Ågot Valle
Valle, ÅgotÅgot Valle
(born 1945)
9 October 200130 September 20053 years, 356 daysSocialist Left
12
Berit Brørby
Brørby, BeritBerit Brørby
(born 1950)
10 October 200530 September 20093 years, 355 daysLabour

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ John Lyng (Conservative), was temporary President of the Odelsting from 8 November to 15 December 1951.
  2. ^ John Lyng (Conservative), was temporary President of the Odelsting from 6 October to 13 November 1958 and 9 October to 30 November 1960.
  3. ^ Salve Andreas Salvesen (Labour), was temporary President of the Odelsting from 14 October to 18 December 1970.
  4. ^ Hallvard Bakke, Labour, was temporary President of the Odelsting from 5 November to 15 December 1984.