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Christian Lous Lange (17 September 1869 – 11 December 1938) was a Norwegian historian, teacher, and political scientist. He was one of the world's foremost exponents of the theory and practice of internationalism.

He was born in Stavanger, and received the Master of Arts degree from the University of Oslo in 1893. In 1909, he was appointed secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, a position he retained until 1933.

A noted pacifist, Lange shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Hjalmar Branting in 1921. Lange had been secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee from 1901 to 1909.

Lange was the father of Carl Viggo Manthey Lange, Halvard Lange and Christian August Manthey Lange.

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