Kåre Willoch

30th Prime Minister of Norway

Kåre Isaachsen Willoch (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈkɔːɾə ˈiːsaksən ˈʋɪlɔk] (About this soundlisten); born 3 October 1928) is 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
Kare Willoch 2009.jpg
Prime Minister of Norway
In office
14 October 1981 – 2 May 1986
MonarchOlav V
Preceded byGro Harlem Brundtland
Succeeded byGro Harlem Brundtland
Personal details
Kåre Isaachsen Willoch

(1928-10-03) 3 October 1928 (age 93)
Oslo, Norway
Political partyConservative Party
Spouse(s)Anne Marie Jørgensen


  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. Retrieved 2020-04-21.

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