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Wenche Frogn SELLÆG

member of parliament

Wenche Frogn SELLÆG, Norwegian Member of Parliament.


SELLÆG, Wenche Frogn was born on August 12, 1937 in Oslo, Norway. Daughter of Henry Osvald Frogn and Bergljot Magna Frogn (née Osmundsen).


Cand. Med, 1963, Specialist Internal Medicine, 1971. DTM&H, London, 1971; spoken languages: English, German.


Minister of the Environment, 1981-1983. Member of the Conservative Party’s central executive committee since 1981, member of the working committee, since 1982. Vice-Chairwoman of the board of the Directorate of Labour, 1983-1985.

Chairwoman of the Commission on Working Hours, 1984-1985. Minister of Justice, 1985-1986. Vice-Chairwoman of the Conservative Party, since 1988.

Minister of Health and Social Affairs, 1989-October 1990. Currently, Member of Parliament. Professional career: local medical officer, Vaeroey and Roest, 1965.

Hospital service in Molde, Oslo, Drammen, Namsos, 1964-1975. Missionary doctor, Bhutan, 1972. Assistant senior medical officer, Namdal Hospital, Namsos, 1975-1983.




Clubs: member of the national Sport Council. Member of the Norwegian Cultural Council. Member of the Norwegian National Council for Museums.

Member of the general council of Den Norske Creditbank. Deputy member of Norwegian National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. Member of the council of the Norwegian Bible Society.

Member of the board of the Norwegian Confederation of Sport.


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Henry Osvald Frogn

Bergljot Magna Frogn (née Osmundsen)

Johan Sellaeg