Gunnar Sønsteby

1918 - 2012

Gunnar Sønsteby

Gunnar Fridtjof Thurmann Sønsteby DSO (11 January 1918 – 10 May 2012) was a member of the Norwegian resistance movement during the German occupation of Norway in World War II. Known by the nickname "Kjakan" ("The Cheeks") and as "Agent No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gunnar Sønsteby has received more than 89,973 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 268th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Gunnar Sønsteby ranks 267 out of 426Before him are William Howard Russell, Tatyana Baramzina, Leymah Gbowee, Mirzo Tursunzoda, Abbie Hoffman, and Donald Watson. After him are Nimr al-Nimr, Emmett Till, Flora MacDonald, Udham Singh, Toyohiko Kagawa, and Kate Sheppard.

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Among people born in 1918, Gunnar Sønsteby ranks 130Before him are George Lincoln Rockwell, Ján Kadár, Sandro Puppo, Shankar Dayal Sharma, Abdul Haris Nasution, and Patachou. After him are Josef Bradl, Hella Haasse, Jelle Zijlstra, Ajahn Chah, Ted Post, and Oles Honchar. Among people deceased in 2012, Gunnar Sønsteby ranks 148Before him are Ignatius Moses I Daoud, Bob Anderson, Ignatius IV of Antioch, Prince Tomohito of Mikasa, Ivica Horvat, and Kurt Adolff. After him are Donald "Duck" Dunn, Claude Pinoteau, Dom Mintoff, Elliott Carter, José María Zárraga, and Ann Rutherford.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Gunnar Sønsteby ranks 183 out of 508Before him are Jon Fosse (1959), John Lyng (1905), Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (1870), Hans Nielsen Hauge (null), Birger Ruud (1911), and Gunnar Staalesen (1947). After him are Jon Ola Sand (1961), Johan Bojer (1872), Kjell Askildsen (1929), Peter Wessel Zapffe (1899), Johan Borgen (1902), and Jørgen Løvland (1848).


Among social activists born in Norway, Gunnar Sønsteby ranks 1

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