Oldest and youngest ministers (1814-present)

5 oldest Ministers 1814-1884
No. Name Age Government End date
1Severin Løvenskiold79 years and 128 daysLøvenskiold/Vogt16.06.1856
2Severin Løvenskiold78 years and 181 daysLøvenskiold/Vogt09.08.1855
3Wolfgang Wensel von Haffner77 years and 130 daysSelmer02.04.1884
4Poul Christian Holst77 years and 79 daysLøvenskiold/Vogt11.04.1853
5Hans Riddervold76 years and 235 daysStang30.06.1872

5 youngest Ministers 1814-1884
No. Name Age Government Start date
1Jørgen Herman Vogt30 years and 76 daysFirst Council of State07.10.1814
2Frederik Due32 years and 139 daysWedel I01.09.1828
3Paul Hansen Birch33 years and 344 daysWedel I01.07.1822
4Nicolai Krog34 years and 77 daysWedel I23.08.1821
5Nicolai Krog35 years and 8 daysWedel I15.06.1822
5 oldest Ministers 1884-1945
No. Name Age Government End date
1 Wilhelm C. Christophersen 77 years and 46 daysKnudsen I01.02.1910
2 Otto A. Blehr 76 years and 15 daysBlehr II05.03.1923
3 Ivar Petterson Tveiten 75 years and 75 daysMowinckel I04.03.1926
4 Johannes W. C. Steen 74 years and 271 daysSteen II20.04.1902
5 Otto A. Blehr 73 years and 122 daysKnudsen II20.06.1920

5 youngest Ministers 1884-1945
No. Name Age Government Start date
1 Christian Pierre Mathiesen 33 years and 189 daysHagerup II22.10.1903
2 Edvard Hagerup Bull 34 years and 134 daysSverdrup06.06.1889
3 Birger Kildal 35 years and 92 daysSverdrup16.07.1884
4 Fredrik Stang Lund 35 years and 331 daysHagerup I14.10.1895
5 Birger Kildal 36 years and 15 daysSverdrup30.04.1885
5 oldest Ministers 1945-present
No. Name Age Government End date
1 Johan Ulrik Olsen 73 years and 27 days Gerhardsen III 31.08.1958
2 Kjell Bondevik 70 years and 4 days Borten 16.03.1971
3 Bjarne Lyngstad 69 years and 222 days Borten 20.08.1970
4 Johan Ulrik Olsen 69 years and 170 days Torp 21.01.1955
5 Tora Aasland 69 years and 137 days Stoltenberg II 23.03.2012

5 youngest Ministers 1945-present
No. Name Age Government Start date
1 Hadia Tajik29 years and 65 daysStoltenberg II21.09.2012
2 Sissel Rønbeck29 years and 136 daysNordli08.10.1979
3 Sylvia Brustad29 years and 310 daysJagland25.10.1996
4 Jens Christian Hauge30 years and 174 daysGerhardsen II05.11.1945
5 Sissel Rønbeck30 years and 256 daysBrundtland I04.02.1981

5 oldest Ministers in the present Government
No. Name Age of today Start date
1 Erna Solberg56 years and 270 days16.10.2013
2 Frank Bakke-Jensen52 years and 258 days20.10.2017
3 Jan Tore Sanner52 years and 199 days16.10.2013
4 Monica Mæland49 years and 288 days16.10.2013
5 Solveig Horne48 years and 313 days16.10.2013

5 youngest Ministers in the present Government
No. Name Age of today Start date
1 Marit Berger Røsland39 years and 61 days20.10.2017
2 Henrik Asheim 39 years and 101 days15.09.2017
3 Sylvi Listhaug39 years and 331 days16.12.2015
4 Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland40 years and 87 days16.12.2015
5 Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide41 years and 202 days20.10.2017

 

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