Johan Ernst Mowinckel (born 1759)

Last updated

Johan Ernst Mowinckel (23 May 1759 26 March 1816) was a Norwegian merchant and consul from Bergen, and one of the leading persons of the city. He was the great grandfather of Prime minister Johan Ludwig Mowinckel and to actress Agnes Mowinckel. Mowinckel established the grocery Mowinckel & Co. Among the company's business activities was export of fish and import of corn and salt. [1] [2]

Related Research Articles

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel 16th Prime Minister of Norway

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (22 October 1870 – 30 September 1943) was a Norwegian statesman, shipping magnate and philanthropist. He served as the 16th prime minister of Norway during three separate terms.

Events in the year 1927 in Norway.

Events in the year 1828 in Norway.

Events in the year 1816 in Norway.

Events in the year 1894 in Norway.

Events in the year 1933 in Norway.

Events in the year 1870 in Norway.

Norwegian legation in Stockholm

The Norwegian Legation in Stockholm played a significant role during the Second World War. Until 9 April 1940 the legation consisted of four persons, and at the end of the war about 1,100 persons were connected to the legation. Refugee cases were among the legation's most central tasks. In 1941 a Military office was established, and this was later split into separate offices for intelligence, and for Milorg related cases.

Events in the year 1875 in Norway.

Edvard Bull Sr. Norwegian historian and politician

Edvard Bull was a Norwegian historian and politician for the Labour Party. He took the doctorate in 1912 and became a professor at the University of Kristiania in 1917, and is known for writings on a broad range of subjects. In addition to his academic work, he is known for his work on Norsk biografisk leksikon. His Marxist leanings inspired him to take up a parallel political career, in the Labour Party. Situated on the radical wing in the 1910s, he was among the architects as the Labour Party denounced the Twenty-one Conditions in 1923 and reunited with the social democrats in 1927. He was the deputy party leader from 1923 to 1932, and served as Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs in Hornsrud's short-lived cabinet in 1928.

Chat Noir

Chat Noir is a cabaret and revue theatre in Oslo, Norway. It was established in 1912 by Bokken Lasson. The current director is Tom Sterri.

Maren Sars

Maren Cathrine Sars was a Norwegian socialite.

Elisabeth Cathrine "Lise" Welhaven was a Norwegian writer.

Agnes Mowinckel Norwegian actress

Agnes Mowinckel was a Norwegian actress and theatre director. Born in Bergen into a distinguished family, she became Norway's first professional stage director. A pioneer in bringing painters to the theatre, she used light as an artistic element, and engaged contemporary composers. She took part in theatrical experiments, worked at small stages in Oslo, and founded her own theatre.

Johan Ernst Mowinckel was a Norwegian merchant and politician from Bergen. He was the great grandson of Johan Ernst Mowinckel (1759–1816), and the brother of actress Agnes Mowinckel.

Stein Grieg Halvorsen Norwegian actor

Halvor Bernt Stein Grieg Halvorsen was a Norwegian theatre actor.

Simon Themstrup Michelet was a Norwegian theologian. He was Professor of Theology at the University of Oslo.

Events in the year 1759 in Norway.

Events in the year 1694 in Norway.

Thorolf Beyer Mowinckel was a Norwegian businessperson and politician for the Conservative Party.


  1. "Johan Ernst Mowinckel". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 29 September 2010.
  2. Fossen, Anders Bjarne. "Johan Ernst Mowinckel". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 29 September 2010.