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 87,817 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Klas Pontus Arnoldson is the 1,700th most popular politician (up from 2,001st in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 91st in 2019) and the 22nd 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 1,700 out of 15,710Before him are Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Tony Blair, Nikolai Bulganin, King Zhou of Shang, Afonso IV of Portugal, and Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria. After him are Albert the Bear, Catherine Jagiellon, Glycerius, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Faustina the Younger, and Hoshea.

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Among people born in 1844, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 20Before him are Peter I of Serbia, Mary Cassatt, Pablo de Sarasate, Friedrich Ratzel, Menelik II, and Muhammad Ahmad. After him are Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Friedrich Miescher, Ismail Qemali, Karl Lueger, Charles-Marie Widor, and Charles-Émile Reynaud. Among people deceased in 1916, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 19Before him are Umberto Boccioni, Richard Dedekind, Karl Schwarzschild, Otto of Bavaria, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, and Natsume Sōseki. After him are Enrique Granados, Charles Taze Russell, Charles de Foucauld, José Echegaray, Émile Verhaeren, and Elisabeth of Wied.

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Among people born in Sweden, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 75 out of 1,296Before him are Sven Hedin (1865), Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), Bibi Andersson (1935), Axel Oxenstierna (1583), Theodor Svedberg (1884), and Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981). After him are Gustaf Dalén (1869), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Marie Taglioni (1804), Olaus Magnus (1490), Jenny Lind (1820), and Charles VIII of Sweden (1409).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Klas Pontus Arnoldson ranks 22Before him are Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), Olof Skötkonung (980), and Axel Oxenstierna (1583). After him are Charles VIII of Sweden (1409), Eric the Victorious (945), Ermanaric (400), Anund Jacob (1008), Princess Birgitta of Sweden (1937), and Stefan Löfven (1957).