Christian Jensen

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Christian Jensen.

Christian Jensen (14 April 1823 - 3 September 1884) was a Norwegian politician.

He served as County Governor of Kristians Amt (Oppland) from 1859 to 1869.[1] While stationed here, he was elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1862, 1865 and 1868. After a hiatus he was a deputy representative during the term 1874–1877, and re-elected for a final term in 1877.[2] He was then burgomaster in Kristiania.

He was then brought in as a part of the executive branch of government. He was appointed Minister of Auditing on 13 October 1879. On 1 December 1880 he was also appointed Minister of Justice and the Police. On 21 December he left as Minister of Auditing. He was then a member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm from September 1881 to 31 August 1882. The day after that he was appointed Minister of the Interior. Exactly one year after that he left this position to become Minister of Justice and the Police for a second time. He finally left government on 25 March 1884.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norwegian Counties — World Statesmen.org
  2. ^ a b Christian Jensen – Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
Political offices
Preceded by
Johan Christian Collett
County Governor of Oppland
1859–1869
Succeeded by
Hans Thomas Meinich
Preceded by
Christian Selmer
Norwegian Minister of Auditing
1879–1880
Succeeded by
Christian Homann Schweigaard
Preceded by
Ole Bachke
Norwegian Minister of Justice and the Police
1880–1881
Succeeded by
Frederik Christian Stoud Platou
(acting)
Preceded by
Niels Petersen Vogt
Minister of the Interior
1882–1883
Succeeded by
Niels Petersen Vogt
Preceded by
Ole Bachke
Norwegian Minister of Justice and the Police
1883–1884
Succeeded by
Christian Homann Schweigaard