Secretary to Norway's Council of State

1814 -

2 March 1814 -

 

The office as secretary to the Norwegian Council of State is the continuation of the office as secretary to the regency in 1814 and as state secretary 1814-1925. The task has since 1969 been handeled by the administrative head of the Office of the Prime Minister - the secretary to the Government.

Since 1947 the title state secretary has been used for the posts as political collaborators to the prime minister and the ministers.

 

> Present Secretary to the Council of State

 

Secretary to the Recency (2 March-19 May 1814)
1814-      : Carl Henrik von Holten

State Secretary (19 May 1814 - 31 December 1925)
       -1814: Carl Henrik von Holten
1814        : Christian Fischer
1814-       : Poul Christian Holst
1817-1821: Ludvig Stoud Platou (acting)
       -1822: Poul Christian Holst
1822-1825: Jørgen Vogt
1825-1833: Ludvig Stoud Platou
1833-1834: office vacant
1834-1836: Georg Jacob Bull
1836-1837: office vacant
1837-1859: Ulrik Frederik Anton de Schouboe
1859-1863: Jacob Worm Skjelderup
1863-1879: Jacob Aall jr.
1879-1906: Halfdan Lehmann
1906-1920: Nils Otto Hesselberg
1920-1925: Hans Severin Fürst
1925-       : Nicolai Franciscus Leganger (acting)

Secretary to the Council of State (1 January 1926 - )
       -1930: Nicolai Franciscus Leganger
1930-1945: Bredo Rolsted (acting, appointed 1937, leave of absence 1940-1945)
1940-1945: Olaf Tostrup (acting)
1945-       : Leif Østern
1966        : Erik Gunnar Asbjørnsen (acting)
1966-1969: Dag Berggrav (acting)
       -1968: Leif Østern

On 27 June 1969 the tasks of the office of the Secretary to the Council of State were transferred to the office of the director general for legal and administrative affairs at the Office of the Prime Minister.

1969-1974: Finn Midtskaug
1974-       : Dag Berggrav

From 1 January 1987 the tasks as Secretary to the Council of State were transferred to the new office of secretary general at the Office of the Prime Minister.

       -1992: Dag Berggrav
1992-       : Bjørn T. Grydeland
1996        : Arne Spildo (acting)
       -2001: Bjørn T. Grydeland
2001-       : Nina Frisak

On 16 November 2001 the office as secretary general at the Office of the Prime Minister was titled ”Secretary to the Government”, in order to underline the general coordinating role of this office.

       -       : Nina Frisak

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Stockholm 1814-1906

 

Director General in Stockholm (18 November 1814 - 9 July 1822)
1814-       : Mathias Hagerup

State Secretary in Stockholm (9 July 1822 - 15 March 1841)
       -1822: Mathias Hagerup (acting)
1822-1841: Frederik Due

Director General in Stockholm (15 March 1841 - 1906)
1841-1877: Johan Frederik Monrad
1877-1903: Hans Schlytter
1903-1906: August Sibbern

 

Last updated: 20.02.2014