This is a descriptive article. For a list, see List of heads of government of Norway.
Prime Minister of Norway ( Norwegian: , literally "state minister") is the political leader of statsminister Norway and the Head of the Government of Norway. The Prime Minister and Cabinet (consisting of all the most senior government department heads) are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the Monarch, to Stortinget (Parliament), to their political party, and ultimately the electorate.
Norway has a
constitution, which was adopted on 17 May 1814. The position of Prime Minister is the result of legislation. Modern Prime Ministers have few statutory powers, but provided they can command the support of their parliamentary party, they can control both the legislature and the executive (the Cabinet) and hence wield considerable [1 ] de facto powers. As of 2014, the Prime Minister of Norway is Erna Solberg, of the Conservative Party. Longest-sitting Prime Ministers [edit ]
Nr. Prime Minister Party Days Years, months, days 1. Einar Gerhardsen Labour Party 6226 17 years and 17 days 2. Johan Nygaardsvold Labour Party 3750 10 years, 3 months and 5 days 3. Gro Harlem Brundtland Labour Party 3691 10 years, 1 month and 9 days 4. Jens Stoltenberg Labour Party 3518 9 years, 7 months and 17 days 5. Gunnar Knudsen Liberal Party 3383 9 years, 3 months and 4 days 6. Johan Ludwig Mowinckel Liberal Party 2517 6 years, 10 months and 21 days 7. Kjell Magne Bondevik Christian Democratic Party 2341 6 years, 4 months and 29 days 8. Johannes Steen Liberal Party 2311 6 years, 3 months and 30 days 9. Per Borten Centre Party 1982 5 years, 5 months and 5 days 10. Odvar Nordli Labour Party 1847 5 years and 20 days Former Prime Ministers [edit ]
As of 2013 six former Prime Ministers are alive:
References [edit ] External links [edit ]
Heads of state and government of Europe
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