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Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg (14 April 1936 – 2 April 2020) was a Norwegian politician. She was a member of the Conservative Party. She was the state secretary to the Minister of Social Affairs from 1981 to 1985, and Minister of Administration and Consumer Affairs in 1986.

Heiberg was vice-chairwoman of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1991 and member of the Norwegian Parliament from 1985 to 1989. She was President of the Norwegian Red Cross from 1993 to 1999 and President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies from 1997 to 2001.

She was also appointed as State Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Care Services, resigning in 2016. In 2018, she was once again elected to the Norwegian Parliament.

Heiberg died on 2 April 2020 at the age of 83.

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