Berntsen in 2007
|Minister of the Environment|
3 November 1990 –17 October 1997
|Prime Minister|| Gro H. Brundtland |
|Preceded by||Kristin Hille Valla|
|Succeeded by||Guro Fjellanger|
|Member of the Norwegian Parliament|
1 October 1977 –30 September 1997
|Born||13 April 1935|
Aker municipality, Norway
|Political party||Labour Party|
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Events in the year 1995 in Norway.
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Events in the year 1935 in Norway.
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Berntsen may refer to:
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