Jo Benkow

1924 - 2013

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Jo Benkow (born Josef Elias Benkowitz; 15 August 1924 – 18 May 2013) was a Norwegian politician and writer, notable for being an important person in the Conservative Party of Norway, and the President of the Parliament 1985–1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jo Benkow has received more than 30,948 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jo Benkow is the 13,253rd most popular politician, the 356th most popular biography from Norway and the 79th most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, Jo Benkow ranks 13,253 out of 15,710Before him are Gérard Latortue, Kim Sol-song, Dolly Buster, Frederick Muhlenberg, Juan Campisteguy, and Enrique Hertzog. After him are Wuffa of East Anglia, Joe Slovo, Ashur-nirari II, Jesse Helms, Michael Portillo, and Michael Manley.

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Among people born in 1924, Jo Benkow ranks 333Before him are Jimmy Gardner, Ranasinghe Premadasa, Anatoli Bashashkin, Renia Spiegel, Attilio Giovannini, and Stanley Jaki. After him are Michael Manley, Siiri Rantanen, Otis Spann, Hubert Curien, Earl Scruggs, and Joseph Nérette. Among people deceased in 2013, Jo Benkow ranks 341Before him are Cedar Walton, Silvi Vrait, Gerard Cieślik, Mirja Hietamies, Nino Bibbia, and Kenneth Appel. After him are Alfonso Lara, Vern Mikkelsen, Slim Whitman, Yvonne Brill, George E. P. Box, and Jacques Grimonpon.

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Among people born in Norway, Jo Benkow ranks 356 out of 735Before him are Ivar Lykke (1872), Magnar Isaksen (1910), Olve Eikemo (1973), Kjetil Rekdal (1968), Arne Bendiksen (1926), and Thor Hushovd (1978). After him are Jens Bratlie (1856), Vegard Ulvang (1963), Bjørn Paulson (1923), Berit Mørdre (1940), Lene Marlin (1980), and Liv Grete Skjelbreid (1974).


Among politicians born in Norway, Jo Benkow ranks 79Before him are Abraham Berge (1851), Wollert Konow (1845), Otto Blehr (1847), Carl I. Hagen (1944), Jonas Gahr Støre (1960), and Ivar Lykke (1872). After him are Jens Bratlie (1856), Siv Jensen (1969), Kari Traa (1974), Dagfinn Høybråten (1957), Kaci Kullmann Five (1951), and Kristin Halvorsen (1960).