Kåre Willoch, former prime minister of Norway.
Willoch, Kåre was born on October 3, 1928 in Oslo. Son of Haakon and Agnes (Saure) Willoch.
Graduate in economics, University Oslo, 1953. Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. Olaf College, 1982.
Counsellor Federation Norwegian Industries, 1954-1963. Member Oslo City Council, 1952-1959, Storting (Norwegian Parliament), 1957-1989. Chairman Conservative Party Group in Storting, 1970-1981.
Director Fridtjof Nausen Institute, Lysaker, Norway, since 1999. Minister of Trade and Shipping, 1963, 65-70. Secretary-general Conservative Party, 1963-1965, chairman, 1970-1974.
Prime minister of Norway, 1981-1986. Member Nordic Council, 1970-1986, president, 1973. Past member Norwegian delegate to United Nations General Assembly, 1961.
Chairman International Democratic Union, 1987-1989. Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee Parliament, 1986-1989. Governor Oslo and Akershus County, 1989-1998.
Chairman Norwegian Defense Commission, 1990-1992. Chairman supervisory board Dennorske Bank, 1989-1996. Chairman board Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, since 1998.