Olav Gunnar Ballo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Olav Gunnar Ballo

Norwegian politician

Date of Birth: 22-Oct-1956

Place of Birth: Alta, Northern Norway, Norway

Profession: politician

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Olav Gunnar Ballo

  • Olav Gunnar Ballo (born 22 October 1956) is a Norwegian former politician for the Socialist Left Party (SV).
  • Ballo changed party to Arbeiderpartiet in 2011.
  • Ballo was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Finnmark in 1997.
  • He studied medicine at University of Würzburg, and has worked as a medical doctor.
  • Ballo represented SV in Alta municipality council from 1991-1997.
  • Ballo was the leader of the National Forensics Institute ("Rettsmedisinsk institutt") in Norway between 2009 and 2010/2011. Ballo lost his daughter Kaja Bordevich Ballo in 2008.
  • She committed suicide on 28 March 2008.
  • This happened some hours after she had taken a Scientology personality test.
  • The news made the front page of Norway's biggest newspapers, such as Verdens Gang and Dagbladet.
  • Ballo divorced his first wife of 15 years in 1998.
  • In 1999 he met, and later married, Heidi Sørensen, a politician for the Socialist Left.

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