Martin Buvik

Martin Johannes Toralf Buvik (14 January 1923–17 February 2018)[1][2] was a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.

Martin Johannes Toralf Buvik
Governor of Troms
In office
Preceded byKristian Even Haug
Succeeded byLeif Arne Heløe
Personal details
Born(1923-01-14)14 January 1923
Skånland, Norway
Died17 February 2018(2018-02-17) (aged 95)
Tromsø, Norway

Buvik was a teacher in Skånland and Evenes from 1942 until 1947. After this, he worked for the Conservative Party in Troms county. Later, he was a member of Tromsøysund municipal council from 1955 to 1963. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament, representing Troms county in 1965, and was re-elected on two occasions, serving from 1965 until 1977. In 1977, he was appointed to be the County Governor of Troms county, a position he held until 1990. He was also the chairman of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate from 1977 until 1989.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Stortinget" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  2. ^ Hansen, Jonny (2018-02-17). "Martin Buvik er død". iTromsø (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  3. ^ "Martin Buvik" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  4. ^ Thingsaker, Bjørn, ed. (2018-02-19). "Martin Buvik". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
Government offices
Preceded by County Governor of Troms
Succeeded by