Erna Solberg

28th Prime Minister of Norway

Erna Solberg (ˌæːɳɑ ˈsuːlˈbærɡ; born 24 February 1961) is a Norwegian politician. She has been leader of the Conservative Party since 2004 and Prime Minister of Norway since October 2013.[1] Solberg lost her re-election in September 2021, after the Conservative party lost many seats in the election.[2]

Erna Solberg

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Erna Solberg in July 2017
28th Prime Minister of Norway
Assumed office
16 October 2013
MonarchHarald V
Preceded byJens Stoltenberg
Succeeded byJonas Gahr Støre (designate)
Leader of the Conservative Party
Assumed office
9 May 2004
Preceded byJan Petersen
Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
In office
19 October 2001 – 17 October 2005
Prime MinisterKjell Magne Bondevik
Preceded bySylvia Brustad
Succeeded byÅslaug Haga
Personal details
Born (1961-02-24) 24 February 1961 (age 60)
Bergen, Norway
Political partyConservative Party
Spouse(s)Sindre Finnes
ResidenceInkognitogata 18
Alma materUniversity of Bergen

Solberg was born in Bergen. She has two children with her husband, Sindre Finnes.[3]


  1. "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.
  2. "Conservative PM concedes defeat as in Norway's elections". AP NEWS. 2021-09-13. Retrieved 2021-09-13.
  3. "Prime Minister Erna Solberg (Conservative Party)". Retrieved 30 March 2014.

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