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Johan Ludwig Mowinckel

Past appointments:

Consultative Minister - Government representative in Stockholm (V)

05.06.1940–05.06.1942

Due to the Nazi-German attack on Norway on 09.04.1940, King Haakon VII and Johan Nygaardsvold’s Government had to leave Oslo. After fleeing northwards in the country, they left Norway on 07.06.1940 in order to seek exile in Great Britain. Temporary Norwegian government functions were established in London. After Nazi Germany’s capitulation on 08.05.1945, the Government sent a delegation to Oslo to prepare for the return of the King and the Government. The delegation awas established in Oslo on 14.05.1945, led by Crown Prince Olav as Regent and Minister of Defence Oscar Torp as acting Prime Minister and acting Minister of Foreign Affairs. On 31.05.1945, Prime Minister Nygaardsvold and the rest of the Government returned to Oslo. On 07.06.1945, King Haakon VII returned.

Consultative Minister (V)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Johan Nygaardsvold's Government

22.04.1940–05.06.1942

Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs (V)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Johan Mowinckel's Third Government

03.03.1933–20.03.1935

After the office as Norway’s Prime Minister in July 1873 was moved from Stockholm to a new office as prime minister in Kristiania (Oslo), the main rule was that the Prime Minister was head of a ministry and executed his tasks as head of government from this ministry.This practice ended in October 1939, when the Prime Minister was relieved from being head of a ministry. Since then, the Prime Minister’s secretariat is the Office of the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs (V)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Johan Mowinckel's Second Government

15.02.1928–12.05.1931

Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs (V)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Johan Mowinckel's First Government

25.07.1924–05.03.1926

Minister of Foreign Affairs - also acting Minister of Trade until 20.10.1922 (V)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Otto Blehr's Second Government

31.05.1922–06.03.1923

Minister of Trade - also acting Minister of Foreign Affairs from 31.05.1922 (V)

Ministry of Trade (of 1916) - Otto Blehr's Second Government

22.06.1921–20.10.1922

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