Øyvind Bjorvatn

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Øyvind Bjorvatn in 2008

Øyvind Bjorvatn (26 April 1931 – 9 February 2015) was a Norwegian politician. He was a member of the Liberal Party and later the Liberal People's Party. He was born in Herefoss.

Career[change | change source]

He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Aust-Agder in 1965, and was re-elected on one occasion.

During his second term, in December 1972, Bjorvatn joined the Liberal People's Party. The party split from the Liberal Party over disagreement of Norway's proposed entry to the European Economic Community.

He then became the party leader of the Liberal People's Party, and held this position from 1982 to 1986.

Bjorvatn was a member of Tvedestrand municipality council during the terms 1963–1967 and 1967–1971.

Death[change | change source]

Bjorvatn died at the age of 83 on 9 February 2015 in Oslo.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Marianne Drivdal (2015-02-09). "Øyvind Bjorvatn er død". Tvedestrandsposten (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2015-02-09.