Branting, Karl Hjalmar
Born: Nov 23, 1860 AD
Died: 1925 AD, at 64 years of age.
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.
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