Johan Frederik Schlegel

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


  • 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).
Political offices
Preceded by
Hans Ditmar Frederik Feddersen
Governor-General of the Danish West Indies
Succeeded by
Vilhelm Ludvig Birch