Lars Holst

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Lars Holst

Lars Kristian Holst (22 November 1848–1915) was a Norwegian journalist, newspaper editor and politician. He was editor-in-chief of Dagbladet from 1883 to 1898 and chairman of the Liberal Party of Norway from 1900 to 1903.

Personal life[edit]

Holst was born in Bergen, as the son of shipmaster Søren Dalholt Holst and Catharina Krohn. He was a nephew of Henrik Krohn.[1] Through his sister Christine Margrethe he was a brother-in-law of Nils Wichstrøm.[2]

He was married to journalist Fernanda Thomesen from 1882 to 1895.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mjeldheim, Leiv. "Lars Holst". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 27 April 2009. 
  2. ^ Berg, Thoralf. "Nils Wichstrøm". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 27 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Mardal, Magnus A. (2007). "Lars Kristian Holst". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 April 2009. 
Media offices
Preceded by
Samuel Frederik Bætzmann
Chief editor of Dagbladet
1883–1898
Succeeded by
Harald Kristoffersen
Party political offices
Preceded by
Viggo Ullmann
Chairman of the Liberal Party
1900–1903
Succeeded by
Carl Berner