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Sigbjorn JOHNSEN

minister of finance

Sigbjorn JOHNSEN, Norwegian Minister of Finance.


JOHNSEN, Sigbjorn was born on October 1, 1950 in Lillehammer, Norway.


Norwegian School of Management, evening course.


Deputy representative for Hedmark County to the Storting, since 1973. Vice Chairman, Norwegian Labour League of Youth (AUF), 1975-1977. Member, Standing Committee on Justice, 1976-1977.

Deputy Chairman, Equal Status Council, 1976-1983. Member, Standing Committee on Local Government and the Environment, 1977-1980. Member of Parliament, since 1977.

Member, Standing Committee on Finance, since 1981, Deputy Chairman, since 1986. Member, National Council for Open-air Recreation, since 1984. Delegate to the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, since 1985.

Ministerof Finance, 1985 Co-operation. Former bank cashier and accountant.


Spouse Helle Laier Johnsen.