Overview of the Norwegian Ministries (1814-present)

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Present ministries
Ministry Existed since
Ministry of Agriculture and Food 01.10.2004-24.11.2017
Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion 01.01.2010-24.11.2017
Ministry of Climate and Environment 01.01.2014-24.11.2017
Ministry of Culture 01.01.2010-24.11.2017
Ministry of Defence 30.07.1885-24.11.2017
Ministry of Education and Research 01.01.2006-24.11.2017
Ministry of Finance and Customs 01.01.2000-24.11.2017
Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24.04.1906-24.11.2017
Ministry of Health and Care Services 01.10.2004-24.11.2017
Ministry of Justice and Public Security 01.01.2014-24.11.2017
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 01.01.2014-24.11.2017
Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 01.01.2014-24.11.2017
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy 01.01.1997-24.11.2017
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries 01.01.2014-24.11.2017
Ministry of Transport and Communications 22.02.1946-24.11.2017
Office of the Prime Minister 02.10.1939-24.11.2017

Abandoned ministries and/or ministries with their former names
Ministry Existed in the period
1st Ministry [financial affairs] 02.03.1814-28.11.1814
1st Ministry of Church and Education Affairs 30.11.1814-17.11.1818
2nd Ministry [interior affairs] 02.03.1814-28.11.1814
2nd Ministry of Justice 30.11.1814-17.11.1818
3rd Ministry [justice affairs] 02.03.1814-28.11.1814
3rd Ministry of Police Affairs 30.11.1814-31.12.1818
4th Ministry [trade and customs affairs] 02.03.1814-28.11.1814
4th Ministry of Interior Affairs 30.11.1814-31.12.1818
5th Ministry [economic administration] 02.03.1814-28.11.1814
5th Ministry of Finance, Trade and Customs 30.11.1814-17.11.1818
6th Ministry of the Army 01.04.1815-31.12.1818
6th Ministry of War Administration 01.10.1814-01.04.1815
7th Ministry of the Navy 01.04.1815-31.12.1818
Council of State Division in Christiania 19.05.1814-31.12.1877
Council of State Division in Kristiania 01.01.1878-06.06.1905
Minister without ministry 02.03.1814-09.09.9999
Ministry of Agriculture 17.02.1900-30.09.2004
Ministry of Auditing 30.07.1885-22.02.1946
Ministry of Children and Equality 01.01.2006-31.12.2009
Ministry of Children and Family Affairs 01.01.1991-31.12.2005
Ministry of Church Affairs, Government Administration and Reform 01.01.2010-01.01.2014
Ministry of Church and Culture 01.01.1990-31.12.1990
Ministry of Church and Education 17.11.1818-31.12.1989
Ministry of Communications 01.10.1942-05.11.1945
Ministry of Consumers Affaires and Government Administration 08.05.1972-31.12.1989
Ministry of Culture 01.01.1991-31.12.2001
Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs 01.01.2002-31.12.2009
Ministry of Development Cooperation 01.01.1984-31.12.1989
Ministry of Education and Research 01.01.1990-31.12.1990
Ministry of Education and Research 01.01.2002-31.12.2005
Ministry of Education, Research and Church Affairs 01.01.1991-31.12.2001
Ministry of Family and Consumers Affaires 01.01.1990-31.12.1990
Ministry of Family and Consumers Affaires 21.12.1956-07.05.1972
Ministry of Finance and Customs 17.11.1818-31.12.1999
Ministry of Fisheries 01.07.1946-30.09.2004
Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs 01.10.2004-01.01.2014
Ministry of Government Administration 01.01.1993-31.12.1996
Ministry of Government Administration and Reform 01.10.2004-31.12.2005
Ministry of Government Administration and Reform 01.01.2006-31.12.2009
Ministry of Health 01.01.2002-01.10.2004
Ministry of Industry 11.01.1978-31.12.1987
Ministry of Industry 01.01.1988-31.12.1992
Ministry of Industry and Craft 22.09.1955-10.01.1978
Ministry of Industry and Energy 01.01.1993-31.12.1996
Ministry of Industry, Craft and Shipping 05.12.1947-21.09.1955
Ministry of Justice and the Police 17.11.1818-01.01.2014
Ministry of Labour 01.01.2010-01.01.2014
Ministry of Labour and Government Administration 01.01.1990-31.12.1992
Ministry of Labour and Government Administration 01.01.1998-01.10.2004
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 01.10.2004-31.12.2005
Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 01.01.2006-31.12.2009
Ministry of Local Government 01.01.1990-31.12.1992
Ministry of Local Government and Labour 01.01.1993-31.12.1997
Ministry of Local Government and Labour 20.12.1948-31.12.1989
Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development 01.01.1998-01.01.2014
Ministry of Pay and Prices 01.08.1955-07.05.1972
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy 01.01.1978-31.12.1992
Ministry of Planning and Coordination 01.01.1997-31.12.1997
Ministry of Postal Affairs 30.04.1885-30.09.1885
Ministry of Postal Affairs 01.08.1860-30.09.1861
Ministry of Provisioing and Reconstruction 14.09.1939-30.06.1950
Ministry of Provisioning 28.04.1917-30.04.1920
Ministry of Pubilc Labour 16.07.1845-31.12.1902
Ministry of Science and Cultural Affairs 01.01.1982-31.12.1989
Ministry of Social Affairs 03.06.1913-31.12.1993
Ministry of Social Affairs 01.01.2002-01.10.2004
Ministry of Social and Health Affairs 01.01.1994-31.12.2001
Ministry of the Army 01.01.1819-01.09.1885
Ministry of the Environment 08.05.1972-01.01.2014
Ministry of the Interior 22.08.1916-31.10.1922
Ministry of the Navy 01.01.1819-30.09.1861
Ministry of the Navy and Postal Affairs 06.06.1861-31.08.1885
Ministry of the Navy and Postal Affairs 01.08.1822-01.07.1918
Ministry of Trade 05.12.1947-21.09.1955
Ministry of Trade and Industry 01.01.1997-01.01.2014
Ministry of Trade and Shipping 22.09.1955-31.12.1987
Ministry of Trade, Shipping and Industry 01.01.1903-04.12.1947
Norwegian Council of State Division in Stockholm 14.11.1814-06.06.1905
Prime Minister's Office 07.06.1905-01.10.1939
Secretariat for Development Cooperation 17.06.1983-31.12.1983
Secretariat of Planning 01.01.1980-31.12.1981
Secretariat of Planning 01.01.1991-31.12.1997
Secretariat of the Law of the Sea 27.09.1974-31.12.1978

 

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