List of Danish High Commissioners in the Faroe Islands

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List of Danish High Commissioners in the Faroe Islands.

The Danish title is Rigsombudsmand. The Danish High Commissioner has a seat in the Faroese Løgting (parliament), he or she is allowed to speak, but not allowed to vote. The High Commissioner represents the Danish government in the Faroese Løgting.[1]

Name Born Died Entered office Left office
Cai A. Vagn-Hansen 1911 1990 1948 1954
Niels Elkær-Hansen 1915 2007 1954 1961
Mogens Wahl 1918 1986 1961 1972
Leif Groth 1930 2009 1972 1981
Niels Bentsen 1936 1981 1988
Bent Klinte 1939 1988 1995
Vibeke Larsen 1944 1995 November 1, 2001
Birgit Kleis 1936 November 1, 2001 August 1, 2005
Søren Christiansen 1940 August 1, 2005 January 1, 2008
Dan M. Knudsen 1962 January 1, 2008 Present

Source[edit]

  • World Statesmen.org