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Berge, Gunnar 1940-
Politician Labour

Gunnar Berge was an industrial worker between 1957-1966 and early on became engaged in the local branch of the Labour Party in Rogaland. From 1967 until 1993 he was fully occupied with politics. He was a member of the Storting in 1969-1993 and a prominent Labour spokesman, primarily on matters related to financial policy.

He was a member of the Norwegian government in 1986-1989 (Minister of Finance) and in 1992 (Minister of Local Government). He then became director of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. Berge has been a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee since 1997, its chairman from 2000.




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