Bio – John Theodor Lund

Lund, John Theodor

1842-1913

Customs Officer and Politician Liberal

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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