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Thor Myklebust (30 June 1908 11 January 1989) was a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party and later the Liberal People's Party.

Norway constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.

Liberal Peoples Party (Norway) Norwegian political party (1992–2017)

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He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Hordaland in 1965, and was re-elected on one occasion. During his second term, in December 1972, Myklebust joined the Liberal People's Party which split from the Liberal Party over disagreements of Norway's proposed entry to the European Economic Community. He had previously served in the position of deputy representative during the terms 19541957 and 19611965, and later served in the same position during the term 19731977.

Hordaland County (fylke) of Norway

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Myklebust was born in Kvinnherad and held various positions in Kvinnherad municipality council from 1945 to 1963.

Kvinnherad Municipality in Hordaland, Norway

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