Seniority rankings for Norwegian ministers (1814-present)

5 Ministers with the longest continuing time in office 1814-1884
No. Name Time in office From Until
1Nicolai Johan Lohman Krog18 years and 17 days17.12.183604.01.1855
2Frederik Gottschalk Heltzen Due17 years and 290 days27.02.184115.12.1858
3Hans Riddervold16 years and 303 days01.09.185530.06.1872
4Jonas Collett14 years and 312 days01.01.182209.11.1836
5Jonas Collett14 years and 168 days01.07.182216.12.1836
5 Ministers with the shortest continuing time in office 1814-1884
No. Name Time in office From Until
1Halfdan Lehmann0 years and 4 days29.03.188402.04.1884
2Carsten Tank Nielsen0 years and 4 days29.03.188402.04.1884
3Johan Christian Collett0 years and 4 days29.03.188402.04.1884
4Jens Holmboe0 years and 4 days26.09.188130.09.1881
5Hans Riddervold0 years and 4 days12.12.186116.12.1861
5 Ministers with the longest continuing time in office 1884-1945
No. Name Time in office From Until
1Nils Hjelmtveit10 years and 96 days20.03.193524.06.1945
2Hans Ystgaard10 years and 96 days20.03.193524.06.1945
3Nils Claus Ihlen7 years and 140 days31.01.191320.06.1920
4Aanon Gunerius Knudsen7 years and 140 days31.01.191320.06.1920
5Anton Torkildsen Omholt7 years and 135 days31.01.191315.06.1920
5 Ministers with the shortest continuing time in office 1884-1945
No. Name Time in office From Until
1Birger Braadland0 years and 3 days10.03.193213.03.1932
2Olaj Johan Olsen0 years and 4 days08.07.188912.07.1889
3Nils Claus Ihlen0 years and 6 days05.07.191811.07.1918
4Hans Georg Jacob Stang0 years and 8 days06.06.188814.06.1888
5Nils Trædal0 years and 9 days29.02.193209.03.1932
5 Ministers with the longest continuing time in office 1945-present
No. Name Time in office From Until
1Einar Henry Gerhardsen8 years and 217 days22.01.195527.08.1963
2Halvard Manthey Lange8 years and 217 days22.01.195527.08.1963
3Nils Kristian Lysø8 years and 217 days22.01.195527.08.1963
4Jens Stoltenberg7 years and 363 days17.10.200515.10.2013
5Jens Haugland7 years and 299 days01.11.195527.08.1963
5 Ministers with the shortest continuing time in office 1945-present
No. Name Time in office From Until
1Gunhild Elise Øyangen0 years and 5 days10.10.198915.10.1989
2Oscar Fredrik Torp0 years and 11 days03.06.195414.06.1954
3Torbjørn Røe Isaksen0 years and 11 days02.03.202013.03.2020
4Arne Skauge0 years and 13 days25.04.198608.05.1986
5Ranveig Hjørdis Frøiland0 years and 13 days18.12.199631.12.1996
5 Ministers with the most seniority 1814-1884
No. Name Seniority
1Nicolai Johan Lohman Krog53 years and 124 days
2Frederik Stang40 years and 269 days
3Jonas Collett37 years and 230 days
4Severin Løvenskiold30 years and 192 days
5Jørgen Herman Vogt29 years and 141 days
5 Ministers with the least seniority 1814-1884
No. Name Seniority
1Carsten Tank Nielsen0 years and 5 days
2Johan Christian Collett0 years and 18 days
3Niels Mathias Rye0 years and 18 days
4Iver Steen Thomle0 years and 22 days
5Jacob Worm Skjelderup0 years and 24 days
5 Ministers with the most seniority 1884-1945
No. Name Seniority
1Aanon Gunerius Knudsen28 years and 294 days
2Johan Ludwig Mowinckel17 years and 362 days
3Otto Albert Blehr16 years and 176 days
4Johan Nygaardsvold14 years and 311 days
5Jørgen Gunnarson Løvland13 years and 244 days
5 Ministers with the least seniority 1884-1945
No. Name Seniority
1Anton Ludvik Alvestad0 years and 18 days
2Magnus Nilssen0 years and 18 days
3Olav Martinius Knutsen Steinnes0 years and 18 days
4Edvard Bull0 years and 18 days
5Cornelius Holmboe0 years and 18 days
5 Ministers with the most seniority 1945-present
No. Name Seniority
1Halvard Manthey Lange19 years and 224 days
2Einar Henry Gerhardsen17 years and 16 days
3Gro Harlem Brundtland15 years and 70 days
4Trygve Martin Bratteli14 years and 44 days
5Jens Stoltenberg13 years and 224 days
5 Ministers with the least seniority 1945-present
No. Name Seniority
1Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg0 years and 21 days
2Erling Wikborg0 years and 28 days
3Hans Borgen0 years and 28 days
4Karen Grønn-Hagen0 years and 28 days
5Olaf Erling Kortner0 years and 28 days
Present ministers' seniority
Name Seniority
Asheim, Henrik0 years and 126 days
Astrup, Nikolai2 years and 134 days
Bakke-Jensen, Frank3 years and 161 days
Bollestad, Olaug Vervik1 years and 127 days
Bru, Tina0 years and 126 days
Hareide, Knut Arild1 years and 246 days
Helleland, Linda Cathrine Hofstad6 years and 204 days
Høie, Bent6 years and 227 days
Ingebrigtsen, Odd Emil0 years and 77 days
Isaksen, Torbjørn Røe6 years and 166 days
Melby, Guri0 years and 77 days
Mæland, Monica6 years and 227 days
Nybø, Iselin2 years and 133 days
Raja, Abid Q.0 years and 126 days
Ropstad, Kjell Ingolf1 years and 127 days
Rotevatn, Sveinung0 years and 126 days
Sanner, Jan Tore6 years and 227 days
Solberg, Erna10 years and 223 days
Søreide, Ine Marie Eriksen6 years and 226 days
Ulstein, Dag Inge1 years and 127 days

 

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