Johan Frederik Schlegel

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Johan Frederik Schlegel

Johan Frederik Schlegel (22 January 1817, Copenhagen – 8 June 1896, Copenhagen) was a lawyer and civil servant. He was Governor-General of the Danish West Indies from 1855 to 1860, and Gehejmekonferensraad Privy Counsellor from 1860. He was married to Regine Olsen, who was formerly engaged to the philosopher and theologian Søren Kierkegaard. [1] [2]


  1. ^ C. F. Bricka (editor), Dansk biografisk Lexikon, first edition, 19 volumes, 1887-1905, Vol. XV. Online edition available: (pages 173 and 174. Numbered as 175 and 176 in the online edition)
  2. ^ "Johan Frederik 'Fritz' Schlegel". Retrieved January 1, 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by
Hans Ditmar Frederik Feddersen
Governor-General of the Danish West Indies
Succeeded by
Vilhelm Ludvig Birch