Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg (Aboot this soondlisten ; born 16 Mairch 1959) is a Norwegian politeecian wha wis Prime meenister o Norawa frae 2000 tae 2001 an again frae 2005 tae 2013. On 28 Mairch 2014 Stoltenberg wis appyntit bi NATO's North Atlantic Cooncil as Secretar General o NATO an chairman o the North Atlantic Cooncil, in succession tae Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Stoltenberg assumed his poseetion frae 1 October 2014.[2]

Jens Stoltenberg
Jens Stoltenberg February 2015.jpg
13t Secretar General o the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Assumed office
1 October 2014
Precedit biAnders Fogh Rasmussen
Prime Meenister o Norawa
In office
17 October 2005 – 16 October 2013
MonarchHarald V
Precedit biKjell Magne Bondevik
Succeedit biErna Solberg
In office
3 Mairch 2000 – 19 October 2001
MonarchHarald V
Precedit biKjell Magne Bondevik
Succeedit biKjell Magne Bondevik
Leader o the Labour Pairty
In office
6 Aprile 2002 – 14 Juin 2014
Precedit biThorbjørn Jagland
Succeedit biJonas Gahr Støre
Meenister o Finance
In office
25 October 1996 – 17 October 1997
Prime MeenisterThorbjørn Jagland
Precedit biSigbjørn Johnsen
Succeedit biGudmund Restad
Meenister o Industry an Energy
In office
7 October 1993 – 24 October 1996
Prime MeenisterGro Harlem Brundtland
Precedit biFinn Kristensen
Succeedit biGrete Faremo
Leader o Wirkers' Youth League
In office
Precedit biEgil Knudsen
Succeedit biTurid Birkeland
Personal details
Born (1959-03-16) 16 Mairch 1959 (age 63)
Oslo, Norawa
Poleetical pairtyLabour Pairty
Spoose(s)Ingrid Schulerud
Anne Catharina
Alma materVarsity o Oslo
ReligionNone (Agnosticism[1])


  1. Fossen, Erik (31 December 2011). "- Man må tro at det nytter". (in Norwegian). Archived frae the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 17 Januar 2013.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Nato names Stoltenberg next chief". BBC. 28 Mairch 2014. Retrieved 28 Mairch 2014.