Oscar Torp

1893 - 1958

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Oscar Fredrik Torp (8 June 1893 – 1 May 1958) was a Norwegian politician for the Norwegian Labour Party. He was party leader from 1923 to 1945, and mayor of Oslo in 1935 and 1936. In 1935 he became the acting minister of Defence in the government of Johan Nygaardsvold. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Torp has received more than 38,081 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Oscar Torp is the 10,362nd most popular politician (down from 9,393rd in 2019), the 208th most popular biography from Norway (down from 172nd in 2019) and the 61st most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, Oscar Torp ranks 10,362 out of 15,710Before him are Helen Clark, Hernán Siles Zuazo, Boris Pankin, José Joaquín de Olmedo, Wulfhere of Mercia, and Rafael Núñez. After him are Albert Pintat, Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Richard Ratsimandrava, King Lie of Zhou, Marcus Valerius Volusus, and Ian Paisley.

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Among people born in 1893, Oscar Torp ranks 135Before him are Aarre Merikanto, Meghnad Saha, Georges Florovsky, Freya Stark, Bugs Moran, and Lajos Czeizler. After him are Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Ernst Grünfeld, Harold Laski, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Cedric Hardwicke, and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Among people deceased in 1958, Oscar Torp ranks 84Before him are Salama Moussa, Slobodan Jovanović, Varvara Stepanova, Armas Järnefelt, Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria, and Nereu Ramos. After him are John Boland, Frédéric François-Marsal, Max Jakob Friedländer, Otto Witte, Cândido Rondon, and Evgeny Schwartz.

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Among people born in Norway, Oscar Torp ranks 208 out of 735Before him are Johan Borgen (1902), Olav Bjaaland (1873), Hans Aanrud (1863), Knut Nystedt (1915), Cort Adeler (1622), and Sverre Hassel (1876). After him are Sigurd Hoel (1890), Vicky Vette (1965), Adolph Tidemand (1814), John Norum (1964), Grímur Kamban (801), and Jacob Aall (1773).


Among politicians born in Norway, Oscar Torp ranks 61Before him are Jan P. Syse (1930), Jacob Tullin Thams (1898), Kåre Willoch (1928), Lars Korvald (1916), Eva Joly (1943), and Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (1870). After him are Jacob Aall (1773), Jens Hundseid (1883), John Lyng (1905), Per Borten (1913), Gunnar Knudsen (1848), and Jørgen Løvland (1848).