John Lyng

1905 - 1978

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John Daniel Lyng (22 August 1905 – 18 January 1978) was a Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party. He was Prime Minister of Norway from 28 August to 25 September 1963 in a coalition government consisting of the Conservative, Centre, Christian Democratic, and Liberal parties. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Lyng has received more than 27,456 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). John Lyng is the 10,922nd most popular politician (down from 9,502nd in 2019), the 234th most popular biography from Norway (down from 180th in 2019) and the 64th most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, John Lyng ranks 10,922 out of 15,710Before him are Boun Oum, Ivica Dačić, Chatichai Choonhavan, Thomas de Maizière, Andrea Vendramin, and Kujō Yoritsugu. After him are Tlepolemus, Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin, Giovanni Lanza, Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam, Anatolijs Gorbunovs, and Rainer Barzel.

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Among people born in 1905, John Lyng ranks 187Before him are Helen Wills, Mohammad Hidayatullah, Mario Varglien, C. P. Snow, Araken Patusca, and Giuseppe Cavanna. After him are Anton Ackermann, Juan O'Gorman, Joel McCrea, Oleksandr Korniychuk, Conduelo Píriz, and Michael Tippett. Among people deceased in 1978, John Lyng ranks 138Before him are Gordon Matta-Clark, Zenta Mauriņa, Paul Yoshigoro Taguchi, Héctor Germán Oesterheld, Mario Varglien, and Gene Tunney. After him are Carlos Torre Repetto, Jerzy Kuryłowicz, Nico Diederichs, Liane Augustin, Victor Hasselblad, and Eric Frank Russell.

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Among people born in Norway, John Lyng ranks 234 out of 735Before him are Kristian Prestrud (1881), Jens Hundseid (1883), Halfdan Kjerulf (1815), Bernt Evensen (1905), Jens Bjørneboe (1920), and Kristen Nygaard (1926). After him are Hans Jæger (1854), Helge Løvland (1890), Sigbjørn Obstfelder (1866), Svend Foyn (1809), Kristine Bonnevie (1872), and Magnar Solberg (1937).


Among politicians born in Norway, John Lyng ranks 64Before him are Lars Korvald (1916), Eva Joly (1943), Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (1870), Oscar Torp (1893), Jacob Aall (1773), and Jens Hundseid (1883). After him are Per Borten (1913), Gunnar Knudsen (1848), Jørgen Løvland (1848), Oddbjørn Hagen (1908), Bodil Katharine Biørn (1871), and Otto Bahr Halvorsen (1872).