Rulers: Norway

Counties


Note: A county was known as amt and, from 1919, fylke. Accordingly the title of a governor was amtmann, then fylkesmann (plural -menn).

Akershus

       1919                Akershus amt becomes Akershus fylke

Governors
       1813 -        1815  Poul Christian Holst (acting)      (b. 1776 - d. 1863)
       1815 -        1822  Hans Hagerup Falbe                 (b. 1772 - d. 1830)
       1822 -        1830  Valentin Christian Wilhelm Sibbern (b. 1779 - d. 1853)
       1831 -        1837  Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
       1837 -        1839  Hans Christian Petersen            (b. 1793 - d. 1862)
       1840 -        1842  Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
       1842 -        1855  Erik Røring Møinichen              (b. 1797 - d. 1875)
       1855 -        1858  Christian Birch-Reichenwald        (b. 1814 - d. 1891)
       1859 -        1895  Johan Christian Collett            (b. 1817 - d. 1895)
       1895 -        1918  Ole Andreas Furu                   (b. 1841 - d. 1925)
       1919 -        1930  Hroar Olsen                        (b. 1859 - d. 1941)
       1930 -        1943  Ingolf E. Christensen              (b. 1872 - d. 1943)
       1945 -        1955  Carl Platou                        (b. 1885 - d. 1956)
       1955 -        1963  Trygve Lie                         (b. 1896 - d. 1968)
       1964 -        1965  John Lyng                          (b. 1905 - d. 1978)
       1965 -        1979  Petter Mørch Koren                 (b. 1910 - d. 2004)
       1979 -        1989  Gunnar A. Larsen                   (b. 1919 - d. 2003)
       1989 -        1998  Kåre Willoch                       (b. 1928)
       1998 -        2001  Karin Moe Røisland (f) (acting)    (b. 1944)
       2001                Arne Bardalen (acting)
 1 Nov 2001 -        2011  Hans J. Røsjorde                   (b. 1941)
       2011 -              Valgerd Svarstad Haugland (f)      (b. 1956)

Aust-Agder

       1919                Nedenes amt becomes Aust-Agder fylke

Governors
       1812 -        1815  Oluf Borch de Schouboe             (b. 1777 - d. 18...)
       1815 -        1837  Ulrik Frederik Anton de Schouboe   (b. 1782 - d. 1863)
       1837 -        1848  Henrik Harboe                      (b. 1785 - d. 1848)
       1849 -        1860  Iver Steen Thomle                  (b. 1812 - d. 1889)
       1860 -        1863  Henrik Laurentius Helliesen        (b. 1824 - d. 1900)
       1863 -        1868  Niels Wisløff Rogstad              (b. 1814 - d. 1880)
       1868 -        1895  Niels Cornelius Bonnevie           (b. 1827 - d. 1899)
       1896 -        1906  Nicolai C.G. Prebensen             (b. 1850 - d. 1938)
       1906 -        1908  Sigurd Lambrechts                  (b. 1863 - d. 1941)
       1908 -        1916  Sven Aarrestad                     (b. 1850 - d. 1942)
       1917 -        1921  Hans Thomas Knudtzon               (b. 1857 - d. 1921)
       1921 -        1941  Jonas Pedersen                     (b. 1871 - d. 1953)
       1945 -        1961  Nils Hjelmtveit                    (b. 1892 - d. 1985)
       1961 -        1974  Henrik Svensen                     (b. 1904 - d. 2007)
       1974 -        1983  Ebba Lodden (f)                    (b. 1913 - d. 1997)
       1983 -        1994  Signe Marie Stray Ryssdal (f)      (b. 1924)
10 Jan 1995 - 31 Dec 2007  Hjalmar Inge Sunde                 (b. 1937)
 1 Jan 2008 - 30 Sep 2009  Svein Åril (acting)                (b. 1946)
 1 Oct 2009 -              Øystein Djupedal                   (b. 1960)

Buskerud

       1919                Buskeruds amt becomes Buskerud fylke

Governors
       1813 -        1814  Jonas Collett                      (b. 1772 - d. 1851)
       1814 -        1827  Johan Collett                      (b. 1775 - d. 1827)
       1828 -        1831  Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
       1831 -        1857  Gustav Peter Blom                  (b. 1785 - d. 1869)
       1858 -        1882  Paul Peter Vilhelm Breder          (b. 1816 - d. 1890)
       1882 -        1884  Thomas Cathinco Bang (1st time)    (b. 1827 - d. 1902)
       1884 -        1890  Nils Vogt                          (b. 1817 - d. 1894)
       1890 -        1902  Thomas Cathinco Bang (2nd time)    (s.a.)
       1902 -        1928  Theodor Christian Stoud Platou     (b. 1858 - d. 1942)
       1929 -        1935  Thomas von Westen Angell           (b. 1871 - d. 1935)
       1935 -        1945  Jens Hundseid                      (b. 1883 - d. 1965)
       1945 -        1950  Nils Nilsen Thune
       1950 -        1962  Arnold G. Dybsjord
       1962 -        1969  Olaf Fredrik Watnebryn             (b. 1908 - d. 1977)
       1969 -        1979  Gunnar A. Larsen                   (b. 1919 - d. 2003)
       1979 -        1989  Ragnar Christiansen                (b. 1922)
       1989 -        1999  Leif Haraldseth                    (b. 1929)
       1999 - 30 Sep 2013  Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl (f)          (b. 1943)
       1999 -        2001    Jon A. Lea (acting for Grøndahl) (b. 1948)
 1 Oct 2013 -              Helen Bjørnøy (f)                  (b. 1954)

Finnmark

       1919                Finmarkens amt becomes Finnmark fylke

Governors
       1684 -        1701  Hans Hansen Lilienskiold           (b. 1650 - d. 1703)
       1701 -        1717  Erik Lorch
       1717 -        1718  Jacob Møinichen
       1718 -        1720  Nikolai Friese
       1720 -        1729  Peter Siedelmann
       1730 -        1738  Henning Friman
       1739 -        1750  Rasmus Kjeldsøn
       1751 -        1757  Mathias Collett                    (b. 1708 - d. 1759)
       1757 -        1768  Gunder Gundersen Hammer            (b. 1725 - d. 1772)
       1768 -        1771  Eiler Hagerup                      (b. 1736 - d. 1795)
       1771 -        1778  Torkil Fieldsted
       1778 -        1787  Christen Heiberg                   (b. 1737 - d. 1801)
       1787 -        1800  Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt           (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
       1800 -        1806  Martin Andreas Unmack
       1806 -        1811  Hilmar Meincke Krogh               (b. 1776 - d. 1851)
       1811 -        1814  Frederik Wilhelm Wedel Jarlsberg   (b. 1787 - d. 1863)
       1814 -        1828  Johan Caspar Krogh                 (b. 1776 - d. 1831)
       1828 -        1829  Christian Ulrik Kastrup            (b. 1784 - d. 1850)
       1829 -        1833  Ulrik Fredrik Cappelen             (b. 1797 - d. 1864)
       1833 -        1843  Ole Edvard Buck                    (b. 1799 - d. 1843)
   Aug 1839 -    Mar 1845    Mons Lie
                             (acting for Buck, then for Harris)
       1844 -        1853  Anton Theodor Harris               (b. 1804 - d. 1866)
       1854 -        1857  Carl Frederik Motzfeldt            (b. 1808 - d. 1902)
       1858 -        1866  Mathias Bonsach Krogh Nannestad    (b. 1815 - d. 1878)
       1866 -        1874  Jens Holmboe                       (b. 1821 - d. 1891)
       1874 -        1882  Johan Blackstad                    (b. 1832 - d. ...)
       1882 -        1885  Carl Ingwart Theodor Rynning       (b. 1837 - d. 1892)
       1886 -        1889  Karl Adolf Langberg                (b. 1850 - d. 1889)
       1889 -        1894  Nikolai Christian Grove Prebensen  (b. 1850 - d. 1938)
       1896 -        1906  Truls Johannessen Wiel Graff       (b. 1851 - d. 1918)
       1906 -        1912  Andreas Tostrup Urbye              (b. 1869 - d. 1955)
       1912 -        1921  Johan Albrigt Rivertz              (b. 1874 - d. 1942)
       1922 -        1928  Hagbarth Lund                      (b. 1877 - d. 1963)
       1928 -        1948  Hans Gabrielsen                    (b. 1891 - d. 1965)
   Nov 1944 -    Sep 1945    Peder Holt                       (b. 1899 - d. 1963)
                             (acting for Gabrielsen)
       1948 -        1963  Peder Holt                         (s.a.)
       1951 -        1955    Dag Tønder (acting for Holt)     (b. 1907)
       1963 -        1974  Kolbjørn Varmann                   (b. 1904 - d. 1980)
   Mar 1963 -    Jul 1965    Anders Aune (acting for Varmann) (b. 1923 - d. 2011)
       1974 -        1989  Anders Aune                        (s.a.)
   Jan 1990 -    May 1990  Kurt Mosbakk                       (b. 1934)
       1990 -        1998  Svein Alsaker                      (b. 1940)
31 Aug 1990 - 31 Jul 1993    Ingrid Røstad Fløtten (f)        (b. 1954)
                             (acting for Alsaker)
       1998 -              Gunnar Kjønnøy                     (b. 1947)

Hedmark

       1919                Hedemarkens amt becomes Hedmark fylke

Governors
       1781 -        1789  Ditlev von Pentz                   (b. 1744 - d. 1821)
       1789 -        1802  Andreas Høye
       1802 -        1804  Nicolai Emanuel de Thygeson        (b. 1772 - d. 1860)
       1804 -        1816  Claus Bendeke                      (b. 1764 - d. 1828)
       1817 -        1821  Lauritz Weidemann                  (b. 1775 - d. 1856)
       1821 -        1849  Fredrik Hartvig Johan Heidmann     (b. 1777 - d. 1850)
       1849 -        1856  August Christian Manthey           (b. 1811 - d. 1880)
       1856 -        1890  Ludvig R. Kyhn                     (b. 1817 - d. 1890)
       1890 -        1897  Oscar Mørch                        (b. 1845 - d. 1897)
       1898 -        1915  Gregers Winther Wulfsberg Gram     (b. 1846 - d. 1929)
       1916 -        1926  Torvald Løchen                     (b. 1861 - d. 1943)
       1926 -        1935  Knud Iversen Øyen                  (b. 1865 - d. 1942)
       1935 -        1953  Knut Monsen Nordanger              (b. 1883 - d. 19...)
       1954 -        1966  Alf Frydenberg                     (b. 1896 - d. 1989)
       1966 -        1979  Erling Anger                       (b. 1909 - d. 1999)
       1979 -        1981  Annfinn Lund                       (b. 1926 - d. 2001)
       1981 -        1993  Odvar Nordli                       (b. 1927)
       1994 -        1996  Kjell Borgen                       (b. 1939 - d. 1996)
       1996 -              Sigbjørn Johnsen                   (b. 1950)
   Apr 1997 -    Oct 1997    Jon A. Lea (acting for Johnsen)  (b. 1948)
   Oct 2009 - 15 Feb 2010    Tormod W. Karlstrøm              (b. 1944)
                             (acting for Johnsen)
15 Feb 2010 -                Sylvia Brustad (f)               (b. 1966)
                             (acting for Johnsen)

Hordaland

       1919                Søndre Bergenhus amt becomes Hordaland fylke

Governors
       1699 -        1704  Christian de Stockfleth d.e.       (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
       1704                Mats de Tonsberg                   (b. 1638 - d. 1705)
       1704 -        1710  Vilhelm de Tonsberg
       1710 -        1711  Edvard Hammond
       1711 -        1728  Andreas Undall
       1728 -        1732  Wilhelm August von der Osten
       1732 -        1738  Ulrik Kaas
       1738 -        1741  Christian Bagger
       1741 -        1749  Christian Møinichen
       1749 -        1766  Ulrik Frederik de Cicignon         (b. 1698 - d. 1772)
       1766 -        1768  Jørgen Erik Skeel
       1768 -        1772  Christian Petersen
       1772 -        1774  Albrecht Philip von Levetzau
       1774 -        1789  Christian de Schouboe
       1789 -        1802  Frederik Hauch
       1802 -        1814  Johan Randulf Bull                 (b. 1749 - d. 1829)
       1815 -        1825  Wilhelm Friman Koren Christie      (b. 1778 - d. 1849)
       1825 -        1827  Christian Magnus Falsen            (b. 1782 - d. 1830)
       1829 -        1831  Georg Jacob Bull                   (b. 1785 - d. 1854)
       1831 -        1834  Edvard Hagerup                     (b. 1781 - d. 1853)
       1834 -        1850  Jens Schydtz                       (b. 1792 - d. 1859)
       1850 -        1860  Nils Vogt                          (b. 1817 - d. 1894)
       1860 -        1869  Hans Thomas Meinich                (b. 1819 - d. 1878)
       1869 -        1877  Niels Mathias Rye
       1878 -        1897  Claus Nieuwejaar Worsøe
       1898 -        1918  Hroar Olsen
       1918 -        1929  Kristian Friis Petersen            (b. 1867 - d. 1932)
       1929 -        1933  Ernst Andreas Johannesen           (b. 1870 - d. 19...)
       1934 -        1949  Gjert Lindebrække                  (b. 1879 - d. 1960)
       1949 -        1966  Mons Lid                           (b. 1896 - d. 1967)
       1966 -        1984  Lars Leiro                         (b. 1914 - d. 2005)
       1984 -        1998  Håkon Randal                       (b. 1930)
       1998 -  1 Apr 2010  Svein Alsaker                      (b. 1940)
 1 Apr 2010 -  1 Jun 2010  Rune Fjeld (acting)
 1 Jun 2010 -              Lars Sponheim                      (b. 1957)

Bergen

       1919                Bergen stiftamt becomes Bergen fylke
       1972                merged with Hordaland

Governors (stiftamtmenn to 1919)
       1766 -        1829  the governors of Søndre Bergenhus
                           (s.a.)
       1829 -        1834  Georg Jacob Bull                   (s.a.)
       1834 -        1852  Edvard Hagerup                     (s.a.)
       1852 -        1859  Jens Schydtz                       (s.a.)
       1859 -        1875  Paul Meyer Smit                    (b. 1813 - d. 1875)
       1875 -        1884  Nicolai Ditlev Ammon Ræder         (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
       1884 -        1907  Justin Gottfried Andreas Hoffmann  (b. 1836 - d. 1907)
       1907 -        1972  the governors of Søndre Bergenhus/
                           Hordaland (s.a.)

Møre og Romsdal

 1 Jan 1919                Romsdals amt becomes Møre fylke
 1 Jul 1935                renamed Møre og Romsdal

Governors
       1800 -        1811  Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt           (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
       1811 -        1840  Hilmar Meincke Krohg               (b. 1776 - d. 1851)
       1840 -        1853  Gudbrand Thesen                    (b. 1792 - d. 1866)
       1853 -        1893  Nils Weyer Arveschoug              (b. 1807 - d. 1894)
       1893 -        1902  Ludvig Arnoldus Leth               (b. 1836 - d. 1902)
       1902 -        1906  Alexander Lange Kielland           (b. 1849 - d. 1906)
       1906 -        1913  Birger Kildal                      (b. 1849 - d. 1913)
       1914 -        1928  Oddmund Vik                        (b. 1858 - d. 1930)
       1928 -        1952  Trygve Utheim                      (b. 1884 - d. 1952)
       1952 -        1958  Olav Berntsen Oksvik               (b. 1887 - d. 1958)
       1958 -        1966  Erling Anger                       (b. 1909 - d. 1999)
       1966 -        1972  Erling Sandene                     (b. 1921)
       1972 -        1977  Kåre Ellingsgård                   (b. 1926)
       1977 -  1 Jan 2002  Alv Jakob Fostervoll               (b. 1932)
 1 Jan 2002 -  1 Oct 2009  Ottar Befring                      (b. 1939)
 1 Oct 2009 -              Lodve Solholm                      (b. 1949)

Nord-Trøndelag

       1919                Nordre Trondhjem amt becomes Nord-Trøndelag fylke

Governors
       1805 -        1815  Caspar Conrad Rafn                 (b. 1763 - d. 1830)
       1815 -        1833  Christen Elster                    (b. 1763 - d. 1833)
       1833 -        1857  Adam Johan Frederik Poulsen,
                           greve af Trampe                    (b. 1798 - d. 1876)
       1857 -        1866  Fredrik August Wessel-Berg         (b. 1809 - d. 1895)
       1867 -        1884  Carsten Smith                      (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
       1884 -        1894  Lars Otto Roll Grundt              (b. 1843 - d. 1907)
       1894 -        1898  Ole Anton Quam                     (b. 1835 - d. 1904)
       1898 -        1902  Halvor Bache Guldahl (1st time)    (b. 1859 - d. 1931)
       1902 -        1916  Torvald Løchen                     (b. 1861 - d. 1943)
       1916 -        1927  Halvor Bache Guldahl (2nd time)    (s.a.)
       1927 -        1944  Haakon Martin Five                 (b. 1880 - d. 1944)
       1945 -        1959  Asbjørn Lindboe                    (b. 1889 - d. 1967)
       1959 -        1964  Gustav Sjaastad                    (b. 1902 - d. 1964)
       1964 -        1971  Ole Bae                            (b. 1902 - d. 1972)
       1971 -        1979  Leif Granli                        (b. 1909 - d. 1988)
       1979 -        1991  Ola Hansen Kveli                   (b. 1921 - d. 2003)
       1991 - 31 May 2008  Inger Lise Gjørv (f)               (b. 1938 - d. 2009)
       1991 -        1993    Oddbjørn Karmhus Nordset
                             (1st time) (acting for Gjørv)    (b. 1946)
 1 Jun 2008 -  2 Nov 2009  Oddbjørn Karmhus Nordset
                           (2nd time) (acting)                (s.a.)
 2 Nov 2009 -              Inge Ryan                          (b. 1956)

Nordland

       1919                Nordlands amt becomes Nordland fylke

Governors
       1811 -        1815  Christen Elster                    (b. 1763 - d. 1833)
       1815 -        1828  Johan Ernst Berg                   (b. 1768 - d. 1828)
       1829 -        1833  Adam Johan Frederik Poulsen,
                           greve af Trampe                    (b. 1798 - d. 1876)
       1834 -        1847  Lars Bastian Ridder Stabell        (b. 1798 - d. 1860)
       1848 -        1853  Nils Weyer Arveschoug              (b. 1807 - d. 1894)
       1854 -        1858  Paul Peter Vilhelm Breder          (b. 1816 - d. 1890)
       1858 -        1867  Carsten Smith                      (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
       1867 -        1878  Claus Nieuwejaar Worsøe            (b. 1822 - d. 1906)
       1878 -        1889  Otto Benjamin Andreas Aubert       (b. 1841 - d. ...)
       1890 -        1908  Rasmus Theisen                     (b. 1837 - d. 1908)
       1908 -        1913  Anton Omholt                       (b. 1861 - d. 1925)
       1913 -        1921  Jonas Pedersen                     (b. 1871 - d. 1953)
       1922 -        1939  Olaf Amundsen                      (b. 1876 - d. 1939)
       1940 -        1951  Karl Hess Larsen
       1951 -        1966  Bue Fjermeros                      (b. 1912 - d. 2000)
       1966 -        1983  Ole Aavatsmark                     (b. 1918 - d. 1983)
       1983 -        1991  Odd With                           (b. 1921 - d. 2006)
       1991 -        2007  Åshild Hauan (f)                   (b. 1941)
       1991 -        1993    Davis Johansen                   (b. 1926)
                             (acting for Hauan)
       2007 -              Hill-Marta Solberg (f)             (b. 1951)

Oppland

       1919                Kristians amt becomes Oppland fylke

Governors
       1811 -        1821  Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt           (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
       1821 -        1851  Lauritz Weidemann                  (b. 1775 - d. 1856)
       1852 -        1854  Hans Tostrup                       (b. 1799 - d. 1856)
       1854 -        1859  Johan Christian Collett            (b. 1817 - d. 1895)
       1859 -        1869  Christian Jensen                   (b. 1823 - d. 1884)
       1869 -        1878  Hans Thomas Meinich                (b. 1819 - d. 1878)
       1878 -        1900  Jan Greve Skjoldborg               (b. 1832 - d. 1901)
       1900 -        1908  Peter Theodor Holst                (b. 1843 - d. 1908)
       1908 -        1933  Sigurd Lambrechts                  (b. 1863 - d. 1941)
       1933 -        1947  Alfred Ihlen                       (b. 1877 - d. 1961)
       1947 -        1961  Hans J. Gabrielsen                 (b. 1891 - d. 1965)
       1961 -        1976  Nils K. Handal                     (b. 1906 - d. 1992)
       1976 -        1981  Thorstein Treholt                  (b. 1911 - d. 1993)
       1981 -        2001  Knut Korsæth                       (b. 1932)
       2001 -              Kristin Hille Valla (f)            (b. 1944)

Oslo

       1919                Kristiania stiftamt becomes Kristiania fylke
       1925                renamed Oslo fylke

Governors (stiftamtmenn to 1919)
       1815 -        1842  the governors of Akershus (s.a.)
       1842 -        1845  Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
       1846 -        1857  Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
       1857 -        1874  Karelius August Arntzen            (b. 1802 - d. 1875)
       1874 -        1880  August Christian Manthey           (b. 1811 - d. 1880)
       1880 -        1905  Nils Mathias Rye                   (b. 1824 - d. 1905)
       1905 -        1917  Otto Albert Blehr                  (b. 1847 - d. 1927)
       1917 -              the governors of Akershus (s.a.)

Østfold

       1919                Smaalenernes amt becomes Østfold fylke

Governors
       1814 -        1830  Valentin Christian Wilhelm Sibbern (b. 1779 - d. 1853)
       1831 -        1846  Greger Winther Wulfsberg           (b. 1780 - d. 1846)
       1847 -        1855  Christian Birch-Reichenwald        (b. 1814 - d. 1891)
       1855 -        1880  Carl Sibbern                       (b. 1809 - d. 1880)
       1881 -        1890  Johan Lauritz Rasch                (b. 1829 - d. 1901)
       1891 -        1905  Ulrik Frederik Christian Arneberg  (b. 1829 - d. 1911)
       1905 -        1917  Hans Christian Albert Hansen       (b. 1847 - d. 1925)
       1918 -        1933  Eivind Olaf Bødtker                (b. 1863 - d. 1946)
       1933 -        1940  Ernst Andreas Johannesen
       1940 -        1951  Lyder Døscher Bull                 (b. 1881 - d. 1959)
       1951 -        1966  Karl Hess Larsen
       1966 -        1981  Jacob Modalsli                     (b. 1911 - d. 1984)
       1981 -        1986  Lars Korvald                       (b. 1916 - d. 2006)
       1986 -        1998  Erling Norvik                      (b. 1928 - d. 1998)
       1998 -        2003  Edvard Grimstad                    (b. 1933 - d. 2014)
       2003 -              Anne Enger Lahnstein (f)           (b. 1949)
       2003 -                Lise Beret Sandereid (f)
                             (acting for Lahnstein)

Rogaland

       1919                Stavanger amt becomes Rogaland fylke

Governors
       1814 -        1824  Wilhelm, Frimann Krog              (b. 1767 - d. 1825)
       1825 -        1826  Jens Erichstrup                    (b. 1775 - d. 1826)
       1826 -        1828  Peder Martinius Ottesen            (b. 1782 - d. 1852)
       1829 -        1833  Christian Ulrik Kastrup            (b. 1784 - d. 1850)
       1833 -        1853  Gunder Aas                         (b. 1785 - d. 1853)
       1853 -        1863  Anton Theodor Harris               (b. 1804 - d. 1866)
       1864 -        1888  Vilhelm Hermann Ludvig von Munthe
                           af Morgenstierne                   (b. 1814 - d. 1888)
       1889 -        1910  Carl Lauritz Mechelborg Oppen      (b. 1830 - d. 1914)
       1910 -        1932  Thorvald Andreas Larsen
       1932 -        1958  John Norem                         (b. 1888 - d. 1976)
       1959 -        1968  Paul Ingolf Ingebretsen            (b. 1904 - d. 1968)
       1968 -        1973  Gunnar Fredrik Hellesen            (b. 1913 - d. 2005)
       1973 -        1982  Konrad Birger Knutsen              (b. 1925 - d. 2012)
       1982 -        1991  Kristin Lønningdal (f)             (b. 1923 - d. 2010)
       1991 -        2013  Tora Aasland (f)                   (b. 1942)
       1991 -        1993    Harald Thune (1st time)          (b. 1952)
                             (acting for Aasland)
 1 Jan 2008 -        2013    Harald Thune (2nd time)          (s.a.)
                             (acting for Aasland)
 1 Nov 2013 -              Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa (f)       (b. 1948)

Sogn og Fjordane

       1919                Nordre Bergenhus amt becomes Sogn og Fjordane fylke

Governors
       1814 -        1822  Christian Magnus Falsen            (b. 1782 - d. 1830)
       1822 -        1831  Edvard Hagerup                     (b. 1781 - d. 1853)
       1831 -        1832  Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
       1833 -        1844  Christian Ulrik Kastrup            (b. 1784 - d. 1850)
       1844 -        1852  Hans Tostrup                       (b. 1799 - d. 1856)
       1852 -        1860  Emil Aubert                        (b. 1811 - d. 1872)
       1861 -        1869  Johan Collett Falsen               (b. 1817 - d. 1879)
       1870 -        1875  Nicolai Ditlev Ammon Ræder         (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
       1875 -        1889  Carl Lauritz Mechelborg Oppen      (b. 1830 - d. 1914)
       1889 -        1902  Olaj Johan Olsen                   (b. 1851 - d. 1920)
       1902 -        1910  John Utheim                        (b. 1847 - d. 1910)
       1910 -        1930  Ingolf E. Christensen              (b. 1872 - d. 1943)
       1930 -        1941  Hans Kristian Seip                 (b. 1881 - d. 1945)
       1941 -        1944  Vidar Atne                         (b. 1909 - d. 1961)
       1944 -        1945  Konrad Sundlo                      (b. 1881 - d. 1965)
       1945 -        1971  Nikolai Schei                      (b. 1901 - d. 1985)
       1971 -        1976  Arne Ekeberg                       (b. 1925)
       1976 -        1994  Ingvald Johan Ulveseth             (b. 1924 - d. 2008)
 1 Aug 1994 -        2011  Oddvar J. Flæte                    (b. 1944)
       2011 -              Anne Karin Hamre (f)               (b. 1965)

Sør-Trøndelag

       1919                Søndre Trondhjems amt becomes Sør-Trøndelag fylke

Governors
       1810 -        1832  Fredrik Christopher, greve af
                           Trampe                             (b. 1779 - d. 1832)
       1832 -        1840  Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
       1840 -        1857  Karelius August Arntzen            (b. 1802 - d. 1875)
       1857 -        1894  Carl Fredrik Motzfeldt             (b. 1808 - d. 1902)
       1894 -        1907  Lars Otto Roll Grundt              (b. 1843 - d. 19...)
       1907 -        1921  Harald Bothner                     (b. 1850 - d. 1924)
       1921 -        1940  Odd Sverressøn Klingenberg         (b. 1871 - d. 1944)
       1940 -        1947  Johan Cappelen                     (b. 1889 - d. 1947)
       1948 -        1958  Ivar Skjånes                       (b. 1888 - d. 1975)
       1958 -        1963  Thor Skrindo
       1963 -        1974  Nils Kristian Lysø                 (b. 1905 - d. 1977)
       1974 -        1986  Einar Hole Moxnes                  (b. 1921 - d. 2006)
       1986 -        1993  Reidar Due                         (b. 1922)
       1993 -        2011  Kåre Erling Gjønnes                (b. 1942)
       1997 -        1998    Roald Eriksen
                             (acting for Gjønnes)
       1998 -        2000    Aage Rundberget                  (b. 1947)
                             (acting for Gjønnes)
       2011 -              Jørn Aksel Krog                    (b. 1948)

Telemark

       1919                Bratsberg amt becomes Telemark fylke

Governors
       1813 -        1838  Frederik Wilhelm Wedel Jarlsberg   (b. 1787 - d. 1863)
       1839 -        1846  Carl Valentin Falsen               (b. 1787 - d. 1852)
       1846 -        1877  Jørgen Aall                        (b. 1806 - d. 1894)
       1877 -        1880  Nils Mathias Rye                   (b. 1824 - d. 1905)
       1881 -        1889  Ulrik Frederik Christian Arneberg  (b. 1829 - d. 1911)
       1889 -        1898  Otto Benjamin Andreas Aubert       (b. 1841 - d. 1898)
       1898 -        1902  Thomas von Westen Engelhart        (b. 1850 - d. 1905)
       1902 -        1910  Viggo Ullmann                      (b. 1848 - d. 1910)
       1910 -        1932  Guthorm Hallager                   (b. 1864 - d. 1932)
       1933 -        1938  Olaf Hegland                       (b. 1885 - d. 1939)
       1939 -        1959  Kornelius Bergsvik                 (b. 1889 - d. 1975)
       1959 -        1969  Tidemann F. Evensen                (b. 1905 - d. 1969)
       1969 -        1973  Leif Hjørnevik                     (b. 1910)
       1973 -        1976  Olav Haukvik                       (b. 1928 - d. 1992)
       1976 -        1988  Oddvar Berrefjord                  (b. 1918 - d. 1999)
       1989 -        1998  Kjell Gotfred Bohlin               (b. 1928 - d. 2011)
 1 Dec 1998 -  1 Jul 2004  Solveig Sollie (f)                 (b. 1939)
 2 Jul 2004 -  2 Jul 2006  Arne Malme (acting)
 3 Jul 2006 -              Kari Nordheim-Larsen (f)           (b. 1948)

Troms

       1919                Tromsø amt becomes Troms fylke

Governors
       1866 -        1869  Mathias Bonsach Krogh Nannestad    (b. 1815 - d. 1878)
       1869 -        1889  Christian Collett Kjerschow        (b. 1821 - d. 1889)
       1889 -        1914  Boye Christian Riis Strøm          (b. 1847 - d. 1930)
       1915 -        1920  Klaus Hoel
       1921 -        1928  Otto Backe
       1928 -        1938  Johannes Gerckens Bassøe           (b. 1878 - d. 1962)
       1938 - 20 Apr 1940  Gunnar Bjørn Nordbye
20 Apr 1940 -        1945  Hans O. Skotner (acting)
       1946 -        1953  Arne Aas                           (b. 1890 - d. 1953)
       1953 -        1976  Kristian Even Haug                 (b. 1906)
       1977 -        1991  Martin Buvik                       (b. 1923)
       1991 -    Aug 2000  Leif Arne Heløe                    (b. 1932)
   Aug 2000 -    Oct 2005  Vilgunn Gregusson (acting)         (b. 1936)
   Oct 2005 -              Svein Ludvigsen                    (b. 1946)

Vest-Agder

       1919                Lister og Mandal amt becomes Vest-Agder fylke

Governors
       1814 -        1815  Ulrik Frederik Anton de Schouboe   (b. 1782 - d. 1863)
       1815 -        1836  Oluf Borch de Schouboe             (b. 1777 - d. 1844)
       1837 -        1846  Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
       1846 -        1852  Carl Valentin Falsen               (b. 1787 - d. 1852)
       1852 -        1859  Mathias Bille Kjørboe              (b. 1794 - d. 1859)
       1860 -        1871  Nils Vogt                          (b. 1817 - d. 1894)
       1871 -        1881  Jakob Krefting Bonnevie            (b. 1814 - d. 1881)
       1882 -        1889  Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef      (b. 1819 - d. 1889)
       1889 -        1906  Hans Georg Jacob Stang             (b. 1830 - d. 1907)
       1907 -        1928  Daniel Bremer Juell Koren          (b. 1858 - d. 1948)
       1928 -        1948  Hagbarth Lund                      (b. 1877 - d. 1963)
       1948 -        1954  Alf Frydenberg                     (b. 1896 - d. 1989)
       1954 -        1966  Lars Evensen                       (b. 1896 - d. 1969)
       1966 -        1982  Bue Fjermeros                      (b. 1912 - d. 2000)
       1982 -        1998  Oluf Skarpnes                      (b. 1932)
   Dec 1998 -              Ann-Kristin Olsen (f)              (b. 1945)
 7 Feb 2006 - 28 Jul 2006    Lars Erik Lyngdal                (b. 1945)
                             (acting for Olsen)

Vestfold

       1919                Jarlsberg og Larvik amt becomes Vestfold fylke

Governors
       1821 -        1829  Georg Jacob Bull                   (b. 1785 - d. 1854)
       1829 -        1833  Johan Henrik Rye                   (b. 1787 - d. 1868)
       1833 -        1864  Ulrik Frederik Cappelen            (b. 1797 - d. 1864)
       1865 -        1882  Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef      (b. 1819 - d. 1889)
       1882 -        1902  Carl Johan Michelet                (b. 1826 - d. 1902)
       1902 -        1905  Thomas von Westen Engelhart        (b. 1850 - d. 1905)
       1905 -        1908  Ulrik Krohn
       1908 -        1924  Abraham Berge                      (b. 1851 - d. 1936)
       1924 -        1938  Herman Meinich                     (b. 1868 - d. 1948)
       1938 -        1948  Jørgen Gerckens Bassøe             (b. 1878 - d. 1962)
       1948 -        1958  Oscar Fredrik Torp                 (b. 1893 - d. 1958)
       1958 -        1964  Gerhard Dahl                       (b. 1905)
       1964 -        1979  Olav R. Grove                      (b. 1909)
       1979 -        1988  Odd Vattekar                       (b. 1918 - d. 1992)
       1989 -  1 Apr 2010  Mona Røkke (f)                     (b. 1940 - d. 2013)
 1 Apr 2010 -  1 Jun 2010  Bjørn Strandli (acting)
 1 Jun 2010 -              Erling Lae                         (b. 1947)