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Branting, Karl Hjalmar

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1925 AD
Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Politician

1860 – He was born on the 23rd of November.

1884 – He was an assistant at the Stockholm Observatory; but he gave up scientific work to become a journalist.

1886 – He began editing the newspaper Social-Demokraten.

1889 – He and August Palm one of the main organizers of the Swedish Social Democratic Party.

1896 – He beacame Member of Parliament.

1917 – Branting supported the February Revolution in Russia.

1920-1923 – He was Prime Minister of Sweden.

         – He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in the League of Nations.

1925 – He died on the 24th of February.