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Kari GJESTEBY

Kari GJESTEBY, Minister of Justice.

Background

  • GJESTEBY, Kari was born on May 16, 1947 in Oslo, Norway. Daughter of Omar Anton Gjesteby and Ingrid Gjesteby (née Thoresen).

  • Education

    • Norwegian School of Economics and Business Admin., Degree, 1970

    Career

    • Former Minister of Trade and Shipping. State Secretary, Ministry of Church and Education, 1976-1978, Ministry of Finance, 1979-1981, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1986-1988. Minister of Justice, November since 1990.

      Professional career: First Deputy General-Secretary, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat. Member, National Wages Arbitration Board. Director, Norges Bank, since 1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Norwegian Labour Party

    Religion

    Human-Ethic.

    Membership

    • Clubs: Oslo Balloon Club

    Connections

    • father: Omar Anton Gjesteby
    • mother: Ingrid Gjesteby (née Thoresen)
    • spouse: Carl Axel Mikael Klingberg
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    Born March 16, 1947
    (age 70)
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