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Anne Enger Lahnstein

Anne Enger
Anne Enger (2013).
Deputy to the Prime Minister of Norway
Acting
In office
17 October 1997 – 8 October 1999
Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik
Preceded by Vacant
(preceded by Kjell Magne Bondevik in 1986)
Succeeded by Odd Roger Enoksen
County Governor of Østfold
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 February 2003
Preceded by Edvard Grimstad
Minister of Culture
In office
17 October 1997 – 8 October 1999
Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik
Preceded by Turid Birkeland
Succeeded by Åslaug Haga
Chairperson of the Centre Party
In office
1 April 1991 – 8 October 1999
Preceded by Johan Jakobsen
Succeeded by Odd Roger Enoksen
Personal details
Born (1949-12-09) 9 December 1949 (age 64)
Trøgstad, Norway
Political party Centre Party

Anne Enger, formerly Anne Enger Lahnstein (born 9 December 1949) is a Norwegian politician, but out of politics for the moment, as she is County Governor of Østfold. A former leader of the Centre Party, she is best known for her opposition to the European Union. She was the front person of the "No to EU"-campaign at the last membership election in 1994. She was also the leader in the campaign against abortion on demand in Norway in the late 1970s.

She served as Minister of Culture 1997–2000 and for 3 weeks in 1998 she was acting Prime Minister of Norway during Kjell Magne Bondevik's sick leave.

References

  • Biography on Norwegian government's website (Norwegian)
Party political offices
Preceded by
Johan Jakobsen
Chairperson of the Centre Party
1991–1999
Succeeded by
Odd Roger Enoksen
Political offices
Preceded by
Turid Birkeland
Minister of Culture
1997–1999
Succeeded by
Åslaug Haga
Preceded by
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Prime Minister of Norway
Acting

1998
Succeeded by
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Preceded by
Edvard Grimstad
County Governor of Østfold
2003–present
Incumbent


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