Christopher Hornsrud

1859 - 1960

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Christopher Andersen Hornsrud (15 November 1859 – 12 December 1960) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He served as leader of the Labour Party from 1903 to 1906 and became a member of the Storting in 1912. In 1928, he became the first Norwegian prime minister from the Labour Party and served as the 18th prime minister of Norway, but the cabinet had a weak parliamentary basis and was only in office for three weeks from January to February. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Hornsrud has received more than 52,386 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Christopher Hornsrud is the 16,361st most popular politician (down from 14,966th in 2019), the 457th most popular biography from Norway (down from 413th in 2019) and the 87th most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, Christopher Hornsrud ranks 16,361 out of 19,576Before him are Juan José Ibarretxe, Dmitry Petrov, John Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, Eshaq Jahangiri, Zoran Živković, and Milton Margai. After him are Christian Poncelet, Nisreen Elsaim, John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, George Hearst, Vano Merabishvili, and Andriy Biletsky.

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Among people born in 1859, Christopher Hornsrud ranks 133Before him are Victor Herbert, Jón Magnússon, Sigurd Ibsen, José Sánchez-Guerra y Martínez, Juan Antonio Escurra, and Vjenceslav Novak. After him are Paolo Orsi, Clarence Clark, Kei Okami, Tom Watson, Cecil Sharp, and George Lansbury. Among people deceased in 1960, Christopher Hornsrud ranks 216Before him are Alfred E. Green, Gustaf Lindblom, Giles Gilbert Scott, Karl Gustafsson, Edward Brophy, and Raoul Paoli. After him are Lawrence Tibbett, Clara Kimball Young, Phyllis Haver, André Jousseaume, Anni Holdmann, and Julius Frey.

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Among people born in Norway, Christopher Hornsrud ranks 457 out of 1,039Before him are Jacob Opdahl (1894), Abraham Berge (1851), Fenriz (1971), Thor Hushovd (1978), Trond Sollied (1959), and Carl I. Hagen (1944). After him are Svend Foyn (1809), Øistein Schirmer (1879), Aslaug Dahl (1949), Thomas Thorstensen (1880), Harald Natvig (1872), and Magne Thomassen (1941).


Among politicians born in Norway, Christopher Hornsrud ranks 87Before him are Emil Stang (1834), Johan Sverdrup (1816), Peder Kolstad (1878), C. J. Hambro (1885), Abraham Berge (1851), and Carl I. Hagen (1944). After him are Aslaug Dahl (1949), Magne Thomassen (1941), Halvdan Koht (1873), Otto Blehr (1847), Kaci Kullmann Five (1951), and Otto Bahr Halvorsen (1872).