Thorkild Jonsson Fjeldsted (Norwegian) or Þorkell Jónsson Fjeldsted (Icelandic) (1740 – 19 November 1796) was an Icelandic lawyer who practised law in Copenhagen from 1763 to 1769, and from 1769 to 1772, he was Lawman of the Faroe Islands.
Norwegian is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the official language. Along with Swedish and Danish, Norwegian forms a dialect continuum of more or less mutually intelligible local and regional varieties, and some Norwegian and Swedish dialects, in particular, are very close. These Scandinavian languages, together with Faroese and Icelandic as well as some extinct languages, constitute the North Germanic languages. Faroese and Icelandic are hardly mutually intelligible with Norwegian in their spoken form because continental Scandinavian has diverged from them. While the two Germanic languages with the greatest numbers of speakers, English and German, have close similarities with Norwegian, neither is mutually intelligible with it. Norwegian is a descendant of Old Norse, the common language of the Germanic peoples living in Scandinavia during the Viking Era.
Icelandic is a North Germanic language spoken in Iceland. Along with Faroese, Norn, and Western Norwegian it formerly constituted West Nordic; while Danish, Eastern Norwegian and Swedish constituted East Nordic. Modern Norwegian Bokmål is influenced by both groups, leading the Nordic languages to be divided into mainland Scandinavian languages and Insular Nordic. Historically, it was the westernmost of the Indo-European languages until the Portuguese settlement in the Azores.
Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. As of July 2018, the city has a population of 777,218. It forms the core of the wider urban area of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen metropolitan area. Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and it is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road.
After that, he moved to Norway. From 1772–1778 he was county governor of Finnmark county.In 1778–1780, he became county governor of Bornholm County in Denmark. From 1780-1786, we was a judge in Christianssand. In 1786, he became a county governor of Trondhjem county. He held that post until 1796 when he died in Copenhagen.
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.
The County Governor is a Norwegian government agency that represents 17 of the Norwegian counties. Responsible for a number of supervision and management duties, the Governor is the representative of the King and the Government of Norway in each county, functioning as the connection between the state and the municipalities. The County Governor is subordinate to the Ministry of Government Administration and Reform but also to the other ministries in their respective duties.
Finnmark is a county in the eastern part of Norway. By land, it borders Troms county to the west, Finland to the south, and Russia to the east, and by water, the Norwegian Sea to the northwest, and the Barents Sea to the north and northeast.
1711 (MDCCXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1711th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 711th year of the 2nd millennium, the 11th year of the 18th century, and the 2nd year of the 1710s decade. As of the start of 1711, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923. In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Sunday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
Grímur Jónsson Thorkelín was an Icelandic–Danish scholar, who became the National Archivist of Denmark and Professor of Antiquities at Copenhagen University.
Edvard Storm was an 18th-century Norwegian poet, songwriter and educator. His writings were frequently characterized by the Norwegian romantic nationalism common to the age.
Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel was a cadet member of the house of Hesse-Kassel and a Danish general field marshal. Brought up with relatives at the Danish court, he spent most of his life in Denmark, serving as royal governor of the twin duchies of Schleswig-Holstein from 1769 to 1836 and commander-in-chief of the Norwegian army from 1772 to 1814.
Edvard Eilersen Hagerup was a Norwegian solicitor and politician.
Johan Collett was a Norwegian politician and public administrator. He served as a member of the Constituent Assembly at Eidsvold in 1814.
Thorkild may refer to:
Claus Fasting was a Norwegian playwright, literary critic, editor and civil servant. Among his literary works were the song Harmonisang (1769) and his journals Provinzialsamlinger (1791).
Jørgen Henrich Rawert was a was a Danish architect. He created the masterplan for the rebuilding of Copenhagen after the Great Fire of 1795 in his capacity of city architect and was also involved in many building projects, mostly of townhouses, often collaborating with Andreas Hallander.
Finnur Jónsson was an Icelandic pastor who served as Bishop of Skálholt from 1754 to 1785. He attended the University of Copenhagen and became a pastor at Reykholt in 1732. He was reluctant to become a bishop due to the administrative duties the office entailed. He was also an accomplished scholar. In 1774, he became the first Icelander to receive a Doctor of Theology degree. From 1772 to 1778, he published Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiæ, a four-volume work containing publications of the church in Iceland in Latin.
Rasmus Nyerup (1759–1829) was a Danish literary historian, philologist, folklorist and librarian. He was assistant at the Royal Library from 1778, and its secretary during 1709–1803. From 1803, he was head librarian of Copenhagen University Library. He was a very productive and diligent reviewer and writer, mostly on Danish literary history. With Rasmus Rask, he published a Danish translation of the Edda in 1808, and with Jens Edvard Kraft a general literary history of Denmark, Norway and Iceland (1818/9). He was co-founder of the "Society for Future Generations" and the Scandinavian Literary Society (1796). He initiated the foundation of the National Museum of Denmark.
Hans Jákupsson Debes
| Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands |
| County Governor of Finnmarkens amt |
Johan Christian Urne
| County Governor of Bornholms amt |
Tomas Georg Münster
Wilhelm Frimann Koren
| County Governor of Trondhjems amt |
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