Hornsrud's Cabinet

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The Hornsrud's Cabinet governed Norway between 28 January 1928 and 15 February 1928. The first Labour Party cabinet in Norway, it was defeated by the other parliamentary parties on a vote of no confidence after only sixteen days.[1]

In its day it was often known as Arbeiderregjeringen, "the workers' cabinet".

It had the following composition:

Cabinet members[edit]

Portfolio Minister Period[2] Party
Prime Minister Christopher Hornsrud Labour
Minister of Foreign Affairs Edvard Bull Labour
Minister of Defence Christian Fredrik Monsen Labour
Minister of Finance Christopher Hornsrud Labour
Minister of Trade Anton Ludvig Alvestad Labour
Minister of Labour Magnus Nilssen Labour
Minister of Justice and the Police Cornelius Holmboe Labour
Minister of Social Affairs Alfred Madsen Labour
Minister of Agriculture Johan Nygaardsvold Labour
Minister of Church and Education Olav Martinus Knutsen Steinnes Labour

Secretary to the Council of State[edit]

This position is now known as Secretary to the Government (Regjeringsråd).[3]



  1. ^ Christopher Hornsrud biography at Government.no
  2. ^ Unless otherwise noted, the period was 28 January 1928 - 15 February 1928
  3. ^ Secretary to the Council of State since 1814 - Government.no

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