Marcus Fredrik Bang

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Marcus Fredrik Bang
Born November 1711
Næstved, Denmark
Died 15 June 1789(1789-06-15) (aged 77)
Trondheim, Norway
Nationality Danish/Norwegian
Occupation Priest
Religion Christian (Church of Norway)

Marcus Fredrik Bang (November 1711 – 15 June 1789) was a Danish-Norwegian priest. He was the bishop of the Diocese of Nidaros from 1773 until 1787. He was born in Næstved, Denmark in 1711 and died in 1789 in Trondheim, Norway.[1]

He had his theological training in Copenhagen, Denmark. Starting in 1739 he was the hospital priest in Trondheim, Norway. Then in 1769 he was appointed to the post of parish priest for the Trondheim Cathedral, but didn't assume the position until 1771. Then he was appointed the bishop of Nidaros Diocese from 1773 until 1787.[2]

Marcus Fredrik Bang was married three times:


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Marcus Frederik Bang" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-08-01. 
  2. ^ D. Thrap. "Bang, Marcus Frederik". Dansk biografisk Lexikon I Bind: Aaberg - Beaumelle: 485–486. 
Preceded by
Johan Ernst Gunnerus
Bishop of Nidaros
Succeeded by
Johan Christian Schønheyder