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Ingrid Brekke

Ingrid Brekke (b 1969, Norway) is a journalist and author.

She has worked for Aftenposten since 2000, and was the newspaper’s Berlin correspondent between 2012 and 2014. Previously, she edited the culture section of Klassekampen.

In 2016, she authored the first Norwegian biography of Angela Merkel, receiving the Willy Brandt Prize (an annual award in recognition of significant contributions to Norwegian-German relations) a year later.

Her most recent publication is Polen. Aske og diamanter (2019), offering a panoramic overview of recent Polish history. Among her other publications is Da øst ble vest. Livet i Europa etter kommunismens fall (2014).

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