Caspar Conrad Rafn

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Caspar Conrad Rafn
1st Governor of Nordre Trondhjem
In office
Succeeded byChristen Elster
Personal details
Born(1763-09-04)4 September 1763
Viborg, Denmark-Norway
Died15 August 1830(1830-08-15) (aged 66)
Randers, Denmark

Caspar Conrad Rafn (1763-1830) was a Dano-Norwegian politician. He served as the first County Governor of Nordre Trondhjems county from 1805 until 1815.[1] During his time as County Governor, he lived at Gudmundhus in Verdal. In late 1814, when the Kingdom of Denmark-Norway was dissolved and the Kingdom of Norway was joined in a personal union with Sweden, he announced his resignation. In 1815, he left Norway and moved back to Denmark. He became a government official in Randers for a time and then later was a judge in Nørhald, Støvring, Galten municipalities.[2]

Rafn was born in 1763 in Viborg in Denmark-Norway and he died in 1830 in Randers in Denmark.[2]


  1. ^ Berg, Ole T., ed. (2016-06-13). "Fylkesmenn og amtmenn (stiftamtmenn) siden 1671". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  2. ^ a b "Rafn, Caspar Conrad" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2019-03-02.
Government offices
New office
Trondhjems amt was divided into two counties,
Nordre Trondhjem and Søndre Trondhjem,
each with their own governor.
County Governor of Nordre Trondhjems amt
Succeeded by
Christen Elster