Klas Pontus Arnoldson

1844 - 1916

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Klas Pontus Arnoldson (27 October 1844 – 20 February 1916) was a Swedish author, journalist, politician, and committed pacifist who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1908 with Fredrik Bajer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klas Pontus Arnoldson has received more than 101,916 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Klas Pontus Arnoldson is the 831st most popular politician (up from 1,064th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 44th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Swedish Politician.

Klas Pontus Arnoldson was a Swedish doctor and pacifist who helped found the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society in 1883.

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Among politicians, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 831 out of 19,576Before him are Todor Zhivkov, Vajiralongkorn, Christian VIII of Denmark, Berke, Ilham Aliyev, and Constantine II. After him are Nikephoros I, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Childeric III, Chlothar I, Raymond Poincaré, and Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria.

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Among people born in 1844, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 16Before him are Ilya Repin, Umberto I of Italy, Mary Cassatt, Ludwig Boltzmann, Alexandra of Denmark, and Peter I of Serbia. After him are Friedrich Ratzel, Pablo de Sarasate, Menelik II, Muhammad Ahmad, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Friedrich Miescher. Among people deceased in 1916, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 8Before him are Franz Joseph I of Austria, Jack London, Ernst Mach, Yuan Shikai, Henryk Sienkiewicz, and William Ramsay. After him are Élie Metchnikoff, Franz Marc, Odilon Redon, Umberto Boccioni, Richard Dedekind, and Henry James.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 37 out of 1,879Before him are Charles IX of Sweden (1550), John III of Sweden (1537), Princess Märtha of Sweden (1901), Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (1906), Emanuel Swedenborg (1688), and Charles XIII of Sweden (1748). After him are Anders Zorn (1860), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), and Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 14Before him are Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Oleg of Novgorod (900), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), John III of Sweden (1537), and Charles XIII of Sweden (1748). After him are Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), and Gustav III of Sweden (1746).