Thomas Fasting

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Thomas Fasting

Thomas Fasting (25 February 1769 – 21 November 1841) was a Norwegian temporary councillor of state in 1814, member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm for six periods between 1817-1836, and Minister of the Navy in eight periods between 1815-1839, as well as head of the Ministry of the Army in 1828 and 1832.[1][2] Fasting was the first individual ever convicted in an impeachment trial by the Norwegian Constitutional Court of the Realm (Riksrett).


  1. ^ "Register of Persons "Norway's Governments since 1814"". Retrieved 2011-05-11. 
  2. ^ "First Wedel Government". Retrieved 2011-05-11.