Karl Henrik Lous (14 April 1847 – 10 October 1928) was a Norwegian barrister.

Karl Henrik Lous
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Born(1847-04-14)14 April 1847
Died10 October 1928(1928-10-10) (aged 81)
Known forAttorney General of Norway
RelativesGeorg Lous Jr. (grandson)
AwardsOrder of St. Olav (1890)

Personal lifeEdit

Lous was born in Christiania to Johan Christian Vogelsang Lous and Charlotte Sofie née Maschmann. He was married to Karoline Mathilde Zetlitz from 1874.[1] He was the father of astronomer Kristian Lous,[2] and of barrister and businessperson Georg Lous.[3]


Lous graduated as cand.jur. in 1870, and was barrister with access to work with the Supreme Court from 1874. He served as Attorney General of Norway from 1904 to 1916. He was decorated Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav in 1890.[1]


  1. ^ a b Amundsen, O. Delphin (1947). Den kongelige norske Sankt Olavs Orden (in Norwegian). Oslo: Grøndahl. p. 246.
  2. ^ Bratberg, Terje. "Lous". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ Gram, Harald; Steenstrup, Bjørn, eds. (1948). "Lous, Georg". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 329. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by Mayor of Oslo
Succeeded by
Civic offices
Preceded by Attorney General of Norway
Succeeded by