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Diplomatic Representation for Norway

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
August 22, 2013




June 1, 1889 Listed as Sweden and Norway
A.Grip, E.E. and M.P.
December 1905 List Listed as Norway
November 1, 1905 C. Hauge, Charge d’Affaires a.i.
April 1906 List C. Hauge, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
April 25, 1906 E.E. and M.P.
April 23, 1908 O. Gude, E.E. and M.P.
July 5, 1910 Wilhelm Thorleif de Munthe de Morgenstierne, Charge d’Affaires a.i.
July 23, 1910 Christopher Ravn, Acting Charge d’Affaires a.i.
September 21, 1910 O. Skybak, Charge d’Affaires a.i.
November 1, 1910 H.H. Bryn, E.E. and M.P.
December 1, 1926 Alexis H. G. O. Lundh, Charge d’Affaires a.i.
December 29, 1927 Halvard H. Bachke, E.E. and M.P.
June 8, 1934 Wilhelm Munthe de Morgenstierne, E.E. and M.P.
May 13, 1942 Wilhelm Munthe de Morgenstierne, Amb. E. and P.
(ACTING DEAN – May 3, 1948) (DEAN – Oct. 1948)
March 13, 1958 Paul Khot, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 27, 1958 Amb. E. and P.
September 19, 1963 Hans Kristian Engen, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 1, 1963 Amb. E. and P.
September 8, 1966 Arne Guenning, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 9, 1966 Amb. E. and P.
July 30, 1973 Rnut Sverre, Minister Counselor, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
October 25, 1973 Soren Christian Sommerfelt, Appt. Amb. E & P.
November 9, 1973 Amb. E. and P.
January 13, 1979 Mr. Bjorn Earth/ Minister Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
January 17, 1979 Knut Hedemann, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 1, 1979 Amb. E. and P.
September 7, 1984 Ejell Eliassen, Appt.
November 26, 1984 Amb. E. and P.
January 17, 1989 Kjeld Vibe, Appt.
February 7, 1989 Amb. E. and P.
July 8, 1996 Tom Eric Vraalsen, Appt.
July 29, 1996 Amb. E. and P.
March 7, 2001 Knut Vollebaek, Appt.
March 13, 2001 Amb. E. and P.
October 10, 2009 Wegger Christian Strommen, Appt.
November 5, 2009 Amb. E. and P.
August 22, 2013 Kaare Reidar Aas, Appt.
September 17, 2013 Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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