Christian Jensen (politician)

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Christian Jensen (14 April 1823 - 3 September 1884) was a Norwegian politician.

Norway constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

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He served as County Governor of Kristians Amt (Oppland) from 1859 to 1869. [1] While stationed here, he was elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1862, 1865 and 1868. After a hiatus he was a deputy representative during the term 1874–1877, and re-elected for a final term in 1877. [2] He was then burgomaster in Kristiania.

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Burgomaster Archaic term for a mayor

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He was then brought in as a part of the executive branch of government. He was appointed Minister of Auditing on 13 October 1879. On 1 December 1880 he was also appointed Minister of Justice and the Police. On 21 December he left as Minister of Auditing. He was then a member of the Council of State Division in Stockholm from September 1881 to 31 August 1882. The day after that he was appointed Minister of the Interior. Exactly one year after that he left this position to become Minister of Justice and the Police for a second time. He finally left government on 25 March 1884. [2]

Stockholm Capital city in Södermanland and Uppland, Sweden

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries; 960,031 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the capital of Stockholm County.

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  1. Norwegian Counties  — World
  2. 1 2 Christian Jensen  – Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
Political offices
Preceded by
Johan Christian Collett
County Governor of Oppland
Succeeded by
Hans Thomas Meinich
Preceded by
Christian Selmer
Norwegian Minister of Auditing
Succeeded by
Christian Homann Schweigaard
Preceded by
Ole Bachke
Norwegian Minister of Justice and the Police
Succeeded by
Frederik Christian Stoud Platou
Preceded by
Niels Petersen Vogt
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Niels Petersen Vogt
Preceded by
Ole Bachke
Norwegian Minister of Justice and the Police
Succeeded by
Christian Homann Schweigaard