Dag Terje Andersen

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Dag Terje Andersen
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18th President of the Storting
In office
8 October 2009 – 30 September 2013
Monarch Harald V
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Preceded by Thorbjørn Jagland
Succeeded by Olemic Thommessen
Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion
In office
20 June 2008 – 2 October 2009
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Preceded by Bjarne Håkon Hanssen
Succeeded by Hanne Bjurstrøm
Minister of Trade and Industry
In office
29 September 2006 – 20 June 2008
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Preceded by Odd Eriksen
Succeeded by Sylvia Brustad
Minister of Agriculture and Food
In office
25 October 1996 – 17 October 1997
Prime Minister Thorbjørn Jagland
Preceded by Gunhild Øyangen
Succeeded by Kåre Gjønnes
Party Secretary of the Labour Party
In office
4 September 1992 – 25 October 1996
Preceded by Thorbjørn Jagland
Succeeded by Solveig Torsvik
Personal details
Born (1957-05-27) 27 May 1957 (age 61)
Frogn, Akershus
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Norwegian Labour Party
Occupation Politician

Dag Terje Andersen (born 27 May 1957 in Frogn, Akershus) is a Norwegian politician for the Norwegian Labour Party. In addition to professional politics he has worked at a steel mill and as a lumberjack, something that has given him a reputation for politically representing the average citizen.

He was elected into the Norwegian parliament (Storting) as a representative from Vestfold in 1997, and he was re-elected in the 2005, 2009 and 2013 elections.

Andersen was the Mayor of Lardal from 1987 to 1992. He was at first a political advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before he became State Secretary at the Ministry of Social Affairs in 1992. He was a party secretary for the Norwegian Labour Party from 1992 until 1996.

In 1996 he became Minister of Agriculture, remaining in that post for slightly less than a year. Andersen later became Minister of Trade and Industry on 29 September 2006, when Odd Eriksen resigned.

From 2009 to 2013, Andersen served as President of the Storting.

External links[edit]

  • "Dag Terje Andersen" (in Norwegian). Storting.
Political offices
Preceded by
Gunhild Øyangen
Norwegian Minister of Agriculture
1996–1997
Succeeded by
Kåre Gjønnes
Preceded by
Odd Eriksen
Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry
2006–2008
Succeeded by
Sylvia Brustad
Preceded by
Bjarne Håkon Hanssen
Norwegian Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion
2008–2009
Succeeded by
Hanne Bjurstrøm
Preceded by
Thorbjørn Jagland
President of the Storting
2009-2013
Succeeded by
Olemic Thommessen
Party political offices
Preceded by
Thorbjørn Jagland
Party secretary of the Labour Party
1992–1996
Succeeded by
Solveig Torsvik




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