Karl Gether Bomhoff

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Karl Gether Bomhoff
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Born1842 (1842)
Larvik, Norway
Died1925 (aged 82–83)
Known forGovernor of the Central Bank of Norway

Karl Gether Bomhoff (1842–1925) was a Norwegian pharmacist, politician and Governor of the Central Bank of Norway.

He was born in Larvik. He graduated as pharmacist in 1863, and worked in Drammen and Trondheim, and then a period as chemist in Dresden, Germany. He served as the first Governor of the Central Bank of Norway, from 1893 to 1920. He was elected representative to the Storting for the period 1895–1897, for the Liberal Party.[1]


  1. ^ Gram, Trond. "Karl Gether Bomhoff". In Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
Government offices
Preceded by
position created
Central Bank Governor of Norway
Succeeded by
Nicolai Rygg