|Konow, Wollert||1845 - 1924|
|Teacher, Farmer and Politician||Liberal|
As a young man, Wollert Konow studied
law but he never got a degree. From 1868 he ran a school in
the countryside in western Norway. In 1878 he took over his
father's farm outside Bergen, Norway's second largest city.
Soon after, he became engaged in politics.
MLA style: "The Norwegian Nobel Committee since 1901". Nobelprize.org. 25 May 2013 http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/articles/committee/nnclist/bios/konow.html