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Siv Jensen

Politician + Campaigner
Female
Born Jun 1, 1969
Age 45
Hometown Oslo
Political Party Progress Party (N...
Religion Christianity
Nationality Norwegian
Alma Mater Oslo Handelsgymna...

Siv Jensen is a Norwegian conservative-liberal politician, and the current leader of the Progress Party. She was the Progress Party's candidate for Prime Minister in the 2009 parliamentary election.

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  • Norway Needs To Wean Economy Off Oil: Finance Minister
    Yahoo News - Nov 19, 2013
  • Norway's Anti Immigration Party Likely To Enter Government This Week
    Guardian (UK) - Sep 08, 2013
  • Norway's Progress Party Seeks Big Changes In New Government
    Yahoo News - Aug 15, 2013
  • 挪威:極右翼分子布雷維克供稱他對「平等」和社會主義的厭惡
    China Worker - May 10, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1969 Birth Born on June 1, 1969.

TEENAGE

1980 11 Years Old Her parents were divorced around 1980, and her father soon moved to Sweden. … Read More
1988 19 Years Old She joined the Progress Party around 1988, having partly been introduced to the party through her mother, though she had found her own views to closely fit those of the party herself. … Read More

TWENTIES

1993 24 Years Old She was elected deputy Member of Parliament for Oslo in the period 1993-1997, and has since 1997 been a regular Member of Parliament. … Read More
1998 29 Years Old She became first deputy chairman of the Progress Party in 1998, and parliamentary leader of the party in 2005. In 2006, Carl I. Hagen, the prominent chairman of the party since 1978 resigned to become vice president of parliament, and Jensen assumed leadership of the Progress Party temporarily for two years, until finally being elected as regular chairman at the national convention of the party in 2008. While many had been speculating about the viability of the party and its future after a resignation of Carl I. Hagen, a 2004 survey actually showed that Jensen had a better approval rating than Hagen, which was explained by her not being as controversial. … Read More

THIRTIES

2006 37 Years Old In 2006 she attended the annual Bilderberg conference. … Read More

FORTIES

In February 2009, Jensen held a speech where she warned about what she called sneaking Islamisation (snikislamisering) of Norway. … Read More
2010 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2010 she attacked the IPCC, accusing the report from the panel of being based on fraudulent data. … Read More
2011 42 Years Old In 2011, Aftenposten wrote that the Progress Party during Jensen's leadership, experienced their "two best national elections".
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