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Bran·ting

 (brăn′tĭng, brän′-), Karl Hjalmar 1860-1925.
Swedish political leader who served as premier (1920, 1921-1923, and 1924-1925). He shared the 1921 Nobel Peace Prize.
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Branting

(Swedish ˈbrantiŋ)
n
(Biography) Karl Hjalmar (jalmar). 1860–1925, Swedish politician; prime minister (1920; 1921–23; 1924–25). He founded Sweden's welfare state and shared the Nobel peace prize 1921
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Like the roaring success of Stormklockans appearance, Hoglund's election signalled a decisive move to the left by SDUF, much to the chagrin of the SAP leader Hjalmar Branting. (18) At the same congress, Stormklockan was made SDUF's chief organ, thus displacing Fram, a monthly paper that had been set up in SDUF's foundational year six years earlier by the more moderate Hansson.
(18) Hjalmar Branting became the Swedish prime minister for three periods during the first half of the 1920s; Hansson held the same post from 1932 until his death in 1946, with only a three-month interruption in 1936.
As a boy he had gone to a socialist meeting led by Hjalmar Branting, the future prime minister of the first Labor government.