Abraham Theodor Berge
|15th Prime Minister of Norway|
30 May 1923 –25 July 1924
|Preceded by||Otto B. Halvorsen|
|Succeeded by||Johan Ludwig Mowinckel|
|Minister of Finance|
6 March 1923 –25 July 1924
|Prime Minister||Otto B. Halvorsen|
|Preceded by||Otto Blehr|
|Succeeded by||Arnold Holmboe|
2 February 1910 –20 February 1912
|Prime Minister||Wollert Konow|
|Preceded by||Gunnar Knudsen|
|Succeeded by||Fredrik L. Konow|
7 November 1906 –23 October 1907
|Prime Minister||Christian Michelsen|
|Preceded by||Edvard H. Bull|
|Succeeded by||Magnus Halvorsen|
|Minister of Education and Church Affairs|
23 October 1907 –19 March 1908
|Prime Minister||Jørgen Løvland|
|Preceded by||Otto Jensen|
|Succeeded by||Karl Seip|
Abraham Theodor Berge
20 August 1851
|Died||10 July 1936 84) (aged|
|Political party||Free-minded Liberal|
|Spouse(s)||Anne Elisabeth Kylleberg|
|Awards||Order of St. Olav|
Abraham Theodor Berge (20 August 1851 –10 July 1936) was the 15th prime minister of Norway from 1923 to 1924. He was a teacher and civil servant who represented the Liberal Party,the social liberal party,and later Free-minded Liberal Party,a right-of-centre party. 
Berge was born at Lyngdal in Lister og Mandals amt (present-day Vest-Agder),Norway . He was the son of Johan Tobias Johnsen Berge (1813–1883) and Helene Andreasdatter Kvalsvig. He attended the teacher's course offered by Reinert Rødland in Lyngdal. In 1867,Berge became teacher at the Nordbygda skole in Vanse. He also served as sheriff in Vanse from 1904 to 1908. Berge was appointed County Governor in Vestfold in 1908,a position he held until 1924.[ citation needed ]
Berge started his political career in Lista in the present-day municipality of Farsund,where he was in 1882 elected mayor. From here he went on to the Norwegian Parliament in 1891. He served,in different periods,as both Minister of Culture and Church Affairs and Minister of Finance. Then,after a 10-year absence from politics,he became again Minister of Finance,and later also Prime Minister,when sitting Prime Minister Otto Bahr Halvorsen died. He resigned this post as the result of the defeat in a vote to lift prohibition. 
In 1926 he became the only Norwegian prime minister to ever be impeached. The charge was withholding information relating to the government rescue of a bank threatened by bankruptcy. However,he was acquitted in 1927,along with the six ministers who stood trial alongside him. 
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