|Steen, Johannes Vilhelm Christian||1827 - 1906|
|Educator and Politician||Liberal|
Johannes Vilhelm Christian Steen
received his M.A. degree (Cand.Philol.) in 1848. From 1849
he worked as a teacher. He was headmaster at the Grammar
School in Stavanger (southwestern Norway) in 1867-1891.
Steen was elected chairman of the political organization,
Arbeiderforeningen "The Workers' Association" in 1855 and
became involved in local politics.
MLA style: "Bio - Johannes Vilhelm Christian Steen". Nobelprize.org. 23 May 2013 http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/articles/committee/nnclist/bios/steen.html