Christian Krohg (government minister)

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Christian Krohg by Jacob Munch

Christian Krohg (1777–1828) was a Norwegian councillor of state without ministry in 1814, member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm 1815–1816, Minister of the Interior and Minister of Finance in 1816, Minister of Education and Church Affairs 1816–1817 as well as head of Ministry of the Police in 1817, Minister of Education and Church Affairs and Minister of Justice in 1817, Minister of Justice 1817–1818 as well as head of Ministry of the Police in 1818, and councillor of state without ministry in 1818.[1]

He served as praeses of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters from 1820 to his death.[2]

Krogh was grandfather of Christian Krohg, the painter and author of the same name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Storsveen, Odd Arvid. "Christian Krohg – 1". Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Bratberg, Terje (1996). "Vitenskapsselskapet". In Arntzen, Jon Gunnar. Trondheim byleksikon. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. pp. 599–600. ISBN 82-573-0642-8. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Peter Olivarius Bugge
Praeses of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters
1820–1828
Succeeded by
Niels Stockfleth Schultz