Erna Solberg

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Erna Solberg

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Solberg in 2017
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
14 October 2021
MonarchHarald V
Prime MinisterJonas Gahr Støre
Preceded byJonas Gahr Støre
In office
17 October 2005 – 16 October 2013
MonarchHarald V
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
Preceded byJens Stoltenberg
Succeeded byJens Stoltenberg
Leader of the Conservative Party
Assumed office
9 May 2004
First DeputyPer-Kristian Foss
Jan Tore Sanner
Second DeputyJan Tore Sanner
Erling Lae
Bent Høie
Tina Bru
Preceded byJan Petersen
35th Prime Minister of Norway
In office
16 October 2013 – 14 October 2021
MonarchHarald V
Preceded byJens Stoltenberg
Succeeded byJonas Gahr Støre
Minister of Local Government
In office
19 October 2001 – 17 October 2005
Prime MinisterKjell Magne Bondevik
Preceded bySylvia Brustad
Succeeded byÅslaug Haga
Leader of the Conservative Women's Association
In office
7 March 1993 – 29 March 1998
Preceded bySiri Frost Sterri
Succeeded bySonja Sjøli
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
Assumed office
2 October 1989
Personal details
Born (1961-02-24) 24 February 1961 (age 61)
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
Political partyConservative
Sindre Finnes (m. 1996)
ResidenceInkognitogata 18
Alma materUniversity of Bergen

Erna Solberg (ˌæːɳɑ ˈsuːlˈbærɡ; born 24 February 1961) is a Norwegian politician. She has been leader of the Conservative Party since 2004. She was the 35th Prime Minister of Norway from 2013 until 2021.[2] Solberg lost her re-election in September 2021, after the Conservative party lost many seats in the election.[3]

Solberg was born in Bergen. She has two children with her husband, Sindre Finnes.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Erna Solberg" (in Norwegian). Norske biografiske leksikon. 25 February 2020. Archived from the original on 15 December 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  2. "Erna Solberg replaces Jens Stoltenberg as Norway's prime minister as centre-right bloc takes power". Daily Telegraph. Associated Press. 10 September 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
  3. "Conservative PM concedes defeat as in Norway's elections". AP NEWS. 2021-09-13. Retrieved 2021-09-13.
  4. "Prime Minister Erna Solberg (Conservative Party)". Retrieved 30 March 2014.

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