Christian Lasson

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Christian Otto Carl Lasson
Eilif Peterssen - Portrett av Christian Carl Otto Lasson - 1885 - Oslo Museum - OB.00044.jpg
Lasson portrayed by Eilif Peterssen
Born(1830-07-03)3 July 1830
Died7 July 1893(1893-07-07) (aged 63)
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationBarrister
Known for Attorney General of Norway
Children Per Lasson
Oda Krohg
Bokken Lasson
Parent(s) Peder Carl Lasson (father)
Relatives Bredo Henrik von Munthe af Morgenstierne Sr. (grandfather)
Christian Krohg (son-in-law)
Per Krohg (grandson)
Halfdan Kjerulf (cousin)
Frits Thaulow (son-in-law)
Holger Drachmann (son-in-law)
Vilhelm Dybwad (son-in-law)
Awards Order of St. Olav (1885)

Christian Otto Carl Lasson (3 July 1830 7 July 1893) was a Norwegian barrister.

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Personal life

Lasson was born in Christiania to jurist and politician Peder Carl Lasson and Ottilia Pauline Christine von Munthe af Morgenstierne. [1] Among his children were composer Per Lasson, [2] Oda Krohg [3] and singer Bokken Lasson. [4]

Career

Lasson was barrister with access to work with the Supreme Court from 1861. He served as Attorney General of Norway from 1873 to 1893. He was decorated Knight of the Order of St. Olav in 1885. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Amundsen, O. Delphin (1947). Den kongelige norske Sankt Olavs Orden (in Norwegian). Oslo: Grøndahl. pp. 220–221.
  2. Michelsen, Kari. "Per Lasson". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  3. Wichstrøm, Anne. "Oda Krohg". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  4. Larsen, Svend Erik Løken. "Bokken Lasson". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Hans Christian Harboe Grønn
Attorney General of Norway
1873–1893
Succeeded by
Johannes Bergh