Kåre Willoch

30th Prime Minister of Norway

Kåre Isaachsen Willoch (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈkɔːɾə ˈiːsaksən ˈʋɪlɔk] (audio speaker iconlisten); 3 October 1928 – 6 December 2021) was a Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party. He served as Minister of Trade and Shipping in 1963 and 1965–1970, and as Prime Minister of Norway from 1981 to 1986. Willoch was Chairman of the Conservative Party 1970–1974.[1][2] He was a member of the Norwegian Parliament from 1957 to 1989. He was also Director of the Nansen Institute.[3]

Kåre Willoch
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Prime Minister of Norway
In office
14 October 1981 – 9 May 1986
MonarchOlav V
Preceded byGro Harlem Brundtland
Succeeded byGro Harlem Brundtland
Personal details
Born
Kåre Isaachsen Willoch

(1928-10-03)3 October 1928
Oslo, Norway
Died6 December 2021(2021-12-06) (aged 93)
Oslo, Norway
Political partyConservative Party
Spouse(s)Anne Marie Jørgensen
Children3
Signature

Willoch died in his home in Oslo, on 6 December 2021, at the age of 93.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Tvedt, Knut Are. "Kåre Willoch". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  2. Stanghelle, Harald. "Kåre Willoch". Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  3. "Kåre Willoch". www.europeanleadershipnetwork.org. Archived from the original on 2020-10-23. Retrieved 2020-04-21.
  4. Olsson, Svein Vestrum (6 December 2021). "Kåre Willoch er død". NRK (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 6 December 2021.

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