John Theodor Lund

Short biography

Lund, John Theodor

1842 – 1913
Customs officer and politician

John Theodor Lund was strongly involved in local government in the city of Bergen for thirty years. He was a member of the Norwegian Storting in 1883-1885 and in 1892-1900. He served as President of the Lagting in 1893-1900.

Lund was a delegate to the first Interparliamentary Peace Conference in London and latter peace conferences. He was also Norway’s leading representative in interparliamentary peace work. He was a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in 1901-1912.

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The biographical sketches of the Norwegian Nobel Committee members were written by Sølvi Glendrange and edited by Øyvind Tønnesson. They are based on the following sources:
– Norsk Biografisk Leksikon (Norwegian Biographical Encyclopaedia), Oslo 1923-1983
– Hvem er Hvem? (The Norwegian “Who’s Who”), several editions
– Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store Norske Leksikon (The Norwegian National Encyclopaedia), Kunnskapsforlaget, 2nd and 3rd edition, Oslo 1989/1995-1999
– Kunnskapsforlagets Nettleksikon (the Web Encyclopedia of Kunnskapsforlaget,, Oslo 1999