Christian Lous Lange
(September 17 1869
– December 11 1938
) 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 was the father of Carl Viggo Manthey Lange and Halvard Lange.