Johan Nygaardsvold

1879 - 1952

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Johan Nygaardsvold (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈnỳːɡoːʂvɔɫ]; 6 September 1879 – 13 March 1952) was a Norwegian politician from the Labour Party who served as the 21st prime minister of Norway from 1935 to 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johan Nygaardsvold has received more than 94,127 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Johan Nygaardsvold is the 6,331st most popular politician (up from 6,524th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Norway (up from 110th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, Johan Nygaardsvold ranks 6,331 out of 15,710Before him are Rei Kawakubo, King Kang of Zhou, Rhesus of Thrace, Muhammad VIII al-Amin, Khaled Mashal, and Robert I, Latin Emperor. After him are Emperor Jomei, Radama II, Honoré II, Prince of Monaco, Neferkare Neby, Fernando Collor de Mello, and Jânio Quadros.

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Among people born in 1879, Johan Nygaardsvold ranks 65Before him are Kartini, Henri Wallon, Samuel Goldwyn, Ethel Barrymore, Jacques Copeau, and Hans Hahn. After him are Margaret Sanger, Oskar Barnack, Jane Darwell, Bernhard Schmidt, Thành Thái, and William Fox. Among people deceased in 1952, Johan Nygaardsvold ranks 41Before him are Rudolf Slánský, Charles Scott Sherrington, Jigme Wangchuck, Efim Bogoljubov, Pedro Lascuráin, and Luigi Fagioli. After him are Kenwa Mabuni, Otto Dietrich, Kurt Schumacher, Thomas Hicks, Bernard Lyot, and Viktor Chernov.

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Among people born in Norway, Johan Nygaardsvold ranks 105 out of 735Before him are Jonas Lie (1833), Christian Michelsen (1857), Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway (1973), Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway (1973), Oscar Wisting (1871), and Carsten Borchgrevink (1864). After him are Axel Paulsen (1855), Varg Vikernes (1973), Christian Sinding (1856), Hjalmar Johansen (1867), Nordahl Grieg (1902), and Thorvald Stoltenberg (1931).


Among politicians born in Norway, Johan Nygaardsvold ranks 40Before him are Haakon II of Norway (1147), Inge I of Norway (1135), Haakon Ericsson (995), Eystein I of Norway (1088), Magnus, Duke of Saxony (1042), and Christian Michelsen (1857). After him are Thorvald Stoltenberg (1931), Einar Gerhardsen (1897), Sigurd Slembe (1100), Kjell Magne Bondevik (1947), Thorbjørn Jagland (1950), and Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971).