Christen Elster

Christen Elster (1763–1833) was a Norwegian civil servant and politician. He served as the County Governor of Nordland county from 1811 until 1815. He was then appointed as the County Governor of Nordre Trondhjem county from 1815 until his death in 1833.[1] His descendants include Kristian Elster (born 1841) and Kristian Elster (born 1881).

Christen Elster
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Governor of Nordre Trondhjems amt
In office
1815–1833
Preceded byCaspar Conrad Rafn
Succeeded byAdam Johan Frederik Poulsen
Governor of Nordlands amt
In office
1811–1815
Preceded byChristian Torberg Hegge
Succeeded byJohan Ernst Berg
Personal details
Born(1763-04-02)2 April 1763
Strømsø, Norway
Died11 March 1833(1833-03-11) (aged 69)
Verdal, Norway
CitizenshipNorway
NationalityNorwegian
ProfessionPolitician

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Berg, Ole T., ed. (13 June 2016). "Fylkesmenn og amtmenn (stiftamtmenn) siden 1671". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
Government offices
Preceded by County Governor of Nordlands amt
1811–1815
Succeeded by
Preceded by County Governor of Nordre Trondhjems amt
1815–1833
Succeeded by