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Klas Pontus Arnoldson - Biography (850 words)
Klas Pontus Arnoldson (October 27, 1844-February 20, 1916), the Swedish journalist, pacifist, and proponent of Scandinavian unity, was a man of humble origin.
Arnoldson was also a liberal in political philosophy, committed to the practical application of the principle of democracy and individualism.
When Arnoldson was named a Nobel peace laureate in 1908, some Swedish newpapers were incensed, saying that the award was an «outrage» against Sweden, a disgrace to «every Swedish man who takes pride in his national honor», and, to add injury to insult, was paid for with «Swedish money» given by a Swedish countryman.
Arnoldson Klas Pontus - Search Results - MSN Encarta (70 words)
Arnoldson, Klas Pontus (1844-1916), Swedish politician, journalist, and Nobel laureate, known for promoting the neutrality of Scandinavian nations...
Pontus (district), ancient district in northeastern Asia Minor (in what is now Turkey) on the Black Sea, or Pontus Euxinus, from which it received...
Pontus (district): picture of Mithridates VI Eupator, king of Pontus
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