Thor Bjarne Bore

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Thor Bjarne Bore (born 10 January 1938) is a Norwegian newspaper editor and politician for the Liberal Party.

He was born in Molde, and took education at the University of Oslo, graduating with the cand.mag. degree in 1961. He was the editor-in-chief of Romsdals Budstikke from 1966 to 1970, Vårt Land from 1974 to 1983 and Stavanger Aftenblad from 1983 to 1999. He also worked in Vårt Land from 1964 to 1966 and 1970 to 1974. [1]

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Bore is the chair of Norwegian Church Aid since 2000. [1] He is also a member of Stavanger city council for the Liberal Party. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Thor Bjarne Bore". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 16 April 2009.
  2. "Thor Bjarne Bore" (in Norwegian). Liberal Party of Norway. 11 September 2007. Retrieved 16 April 2009.