Ole Nordhaug

The Right Reverend
Ole Nordhaug
Bishop Emeritus of Møre
Church Church of Norway
Diocese Diocese of Møre
In office 19831991
Personal details
Born (1925-02-03) 3 February 1925
Bolsøy, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Denomination Christian
Spouse Liv Nordhaug
Children Halvor Nordhaug
Occupation Priest
Education Cand.theol. (1951)
Alma mater MF Norwegian School of Theology

Ole Nordhaug (born 1925) is a Norwegian Lutheran bishop. He was the first Bishop of the Diocese of Møre from its creation in 1983 until his retirement in 1991.[1]


Nordhaug graduated in 1951 with his Cand.theol. degree from the MF Norwegian School of Theology. The worked for the Church of Norway as secretary of the Priest's Association and the Oslo Diocesan Council from 1965-1969. He then served as a pastor in Onsøy from 1969-1977. He became the Dean of the Fredrikstad Cathedral from 1977 until 1983. On 18 September 1983, Nordhaug was consecrated as the first Bishop of the newly created Diocese of Møre. He was seated at Molde Cathedral from then until his retirement on 17 November 1991.

Personal life

Ole Nordhaug was born on 3 February 1925 in Bolsøy, Norway. He was married to psalmist Liv Nordhaug and he is the father of Bishop Halvor Nordhaug.


  1. "Ole Nordhaug". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
Religious titles
New diocese Bishop of Møre
Succeeded by
Odd Bondevik

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