|Horst, Hans Jacob||1848 - 1931|
|Educationist and Politician||Liberal|
Hans Jacob Horst received his M.A.
(Cand. Philol.) in 1874. He first became a teacher and
later, Headmaster. From 1881 he was engaged in 'The Liberal
Union' (Venstreforeningen) and 'The Workers' Union'
(Arbeiderforeningen) in Tromsø. He soon became engaged
in the local government and was one of the founders of a
liberal newspaper, Nordposten.