Jens Stoltenberg

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Jens Stoltenberg (Norwegian: [jɛns ˈstɔ̀ɫtn̩bærɡ]; born 16 March 1959) is a Norwegian politician who has been serving as the 13th secretary general of NATO since 2014. A member of the Norwegian Labour Party, he previously served as the 34th prime minister of Norway from 2000 to 2001 and again from 2005 until 2013. Born in Oslo as the son of the prominent diplomat and politician Thorvald Stoltenberg and politician Karin Stoltenberg (née Heiberg), Stoltenberg attended Oslo Waldorf School and Oslo Cathedral School before graduating with a degree in economics from the University of Oslo in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jens Stoltenberg has received more than 3,422,030 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Jens Stoltenberg is the 1,207th most popular politician (down from 1,156th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Norway (down from 21st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Norwegian Politician.

Jens Stoltenberg is most famous for being the Prime Minister of Norway from 2005 to 2013 and the Secretary General of NATO from 2014 to present.

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Among politicians, Jens Stoltenberg ranks 1,207 out of 19,576Before him are Jean Monnet, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Albert II of Germany, Fuad I of Egypt, Margaret of Parma, and Johann Friedrich Struensee. After him are Hoshea, Soong Ching-ling, Kim Jong-un, Ilse Koch, Gustav Stresemann, and Thomas Sankara.

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Among people born in 1959, Jens Stoltenberg ranks 3Before him are Carlo Ancelotti, and Jon Fosse. After him are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Luc Besson, Morrissey, Kevin Spacey, Klaus Iohannis, Emma Thompson, Val Kilmer, Evo Morales, and Alberto Fernández.

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Among people born in Norway, Jens Stoltenberg ranks 23 out of 1,039Before him are Jon Fosse (1959), Rollo (846), Olaf II of Denmark (1370), Trygve Lie (1896), Olaf II of Norway (993), and Jo Nesbø (1960). After him are Vidkun Quisling (1887), Olaf Tryggvason (963), Ivar Aasen (1813), Ingólfr Arnarson (850), Eric Bloodaxe (885), and Ludvig Holberg (1684).


Among politicians born in Norway, Jens Stoltenberg ranks 7Before him are Harald V of Norway (1937), Harald Fairhair (850), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Olaf II of Denmark (1370), Trygve Lie (1896), and Olaf II of Norway (993). After him are Vidkun Quisling (1887), Olaf Tryggvason (963), Eric Bloodaxe (885), Harald Hardrada (1015), Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), and Haakon the Good (918).