Thomas Fearnley (shipping magnate born 1841)
He was the son of romantic painter Thomas Fearnley, and the grandson of merchant Thomas Fearnley and Maren Sophie Paus. His mother Cecilie Catharine Andresen was the daughter of banker Nicolai Andresen, founder of what became the Andresen Bank, one of Norway's largest commercial banks.
In 1869, he founded Fearnley & Eger, which became a leading Norwegian shipping company.
He was a Commander of the Order of St. Olav, a Commander of the Order of Vasa and a Commander of the Order of the Polar Star. He was awarded the court title Hofjægermester (hunting master of the court) in 1899.