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Frederich Christopher Trampe
Adam Frederik Trampe

Trampe (German: v. Trampe, Danish: af Trampe, Norwegian: av Trampe) is an ancient noble family of German origin. The family became Imperial Counts (Reichsgraf) of the Holy Roman Empire in 1736 and Counts of Denmark and Norway in 1743. [1]


A branch of the family moved from East Elbia to Pomerania by the 13th century and from Pomerania, the family immigrated to the Nordic countries. The family came to Denmark with Lieutenant General Adam Frederik Trampe (1650-1704).[2]

Frederich Christopher Trampe (1779–1832) moved to Norway in 1810 as County Governor of Søndre Trondhjems amt (now Sør-Trøndelag).[3]His father Adam Frederik Trampe (1750-1807) was a Danish military officer and landowner.


  1. ^ Jon Gunnar Arntzen. "Trampe". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved July 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Adam Frederik Trampe". Dansk biografisk Lexikon. Retrieved July 1, 2017. 
  3. ^ Knut Dørum. "Frederik Christopher Trampe". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved July 1, 2017.