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[bran-ting, brahn-]
  1. Karl Hjal·mar [kahrl yahl-mahr] /kɑrl ˈyɑl mɑr/, 1860–1925, Swedish statesman: prime minister 1920, 1921–23, 1924–25; Nobel Peace Prize 1921.
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Historical Examples of branting

  • What Germany liked or disliked was of no moment to Branting.

    Ten Years Near the German Frontier

    Maurice Francis Egan

  • Branting gave a guarantee that no tumult among the people should take place.

  • He also contracted, during his residence in Branting's house, an inordinate love of books.

    Essays on Scandinavian Literature

    Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

British Dictionary definitions for branting


  1. 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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