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Norwegian Counties 

Counties Akershus - Aust-Agder - Buskerud - Finnmark - Hedmark - Hordaland - Møre og Romsdal - Nord Trøndelag - Nordland - Oppland - Oslo - Østfold - Rogaland - Sogn og Fjordane - Sør-Trøndelag - Telemark - Troms - Vest-Agder - Vestfold - Former Counties Bergen - Bergenhus - Hamar - Sunmøre og Nordfjord - Trondhjems -  

Note: From 19 Feb 1662, a county was known as amt and from 1 Jan 1919, fylke. Accordingly the title of a governor was amtmann, then fylkesmann



Akershus
Flag of Akershus
       Adopted 11 Dec 1987

1682                       Akershus amt
 1 Jan 1919                Akershus amt becomes Akershus fylke.

Governors 
1682 – 1750                the
governors of Akershus stiftamt
1750 – 1757                Christian Rudolph Philip Gersdorff (b. 1723 - d. 1800)
1757 – 1772                Caspar Herman von Storm            (b. 1718 - d. 1777)
1763 – 1810                
the governors of Akershus stiftamt
1810 – 1813                Eggert Christopher Knuth           (b. 1786 - d. 1813)
1813 - 1815                Poul Christian Holst (acting)      (b. 1776 - d. 1863)
1815 - 1842                the governors of Akershus stiftamt
1842 - 1855                Erik Røring Møinichen              (b. 1797 - d. 1875)
1855 - 1858                Christian Birch-Reichenwald        (b. 1814 - d. 1891)
1859 - 1895                Johan Christian Collett            (b. 1817 - d. 1895)
1895 - 1918                Ole Andreas Furu                   (b. 1841 - d. 1925)
1919 - 1930                Hroar Olsen                        (b. 1859 - d. 1941)
1930 - Sep 1941            Ingolf E. Christensen              (b. 1872 - d. 1943)
                             (from 1941, appointed by Quisling government)
 1 Sep 1941 - 14 Feb 1942  Eivind Blehr                       (b. 1881 - d. 1957)
                             (Quisling governor)
Apr 1942 - 18 Apr 1943     Edvard Stenersen                   (b. 1891 - d. 1967)
                             (Quisling governor)
Apr 1943 - 1945            Konrad Sundlo                      (b. 1881 - d. 1965)
                             (Quisling governor)
1945 - 1955                Carl Platou                        (b. 1885 - d. 1956)
1955 - 1963                Trygve Lie                         (b. 1896 - d. 1968)
1964 - 1965                John Lyng                          (b. 1905 - d. 1978)
1965 - 1979                Petter Mørch Koren                 (b. 1910 - d. 2004)
1979 - 1989                Gunnar Alf Larsen                  (b. 1919 - d. 2003)
1989 - 1998                Kåre Isaachsen Willoch             (b. 1928)
1998 - 2001                Karin Moe Røisland (f) (acting)    (b. 1944)
2001                       Arne Bardalen (acting)             (b. 1953)
 1 Nov 2001 - 2011         Hans J. Røsjorde                   (b. 1941)
2011 -                     Valgerd Svarstad Haugland (f)      (b. 1956)


Akershus stiftamt

1664                       Akershus stiftamt.
1843                       Kristiania stiftamt
 1 Jan 1919                Part of Akershus fylke.

Governors (stiftamtmenn)
1664 – 1699                Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve          (b. 1638 - d. 1704)
1679 – 1681                Erik Banner                        (b. 1618 - d. 1687)
1682 – 1694                Just Justssøn Høeg                 (b. 1640 - d. 1694)
1694 – 1699                Christian Stockfleth               (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
1699 – 1708                Frederik Gabel                     (b. 1645 - d. 1708)
1708 – 1710                Johan Vibe                         (b. 1637 - d. 1710)
1710 – 1731                Vilhelm de Tonsberg                (b. 1680 - d. 1731)
1731 – 1735                Lorentz de Reichwein               (b. 1680 - d. 1735)
1735 – 1737                Jacob Benzon (1st time)            (b. 1688 - d. 1775)
1737 – 1740                Peter Neve                         (b. c.1684 - d. 1740)
1740 – 1750                Frederik Otto von Rappe            (b. 1679 - d. 1758)
1750 – 1763                Jacob Benzon (2nd time)            (s.a.)
1763 – 1772                Caspar Herman von Storm            (b. 1718 - d. 1777)
1772 – 1773                Diderik Otto von Grambow           (b. 1732 - d. 1773)
1773                       Gustav Frederik Holck-Winterfeldt  (b. 1733- d. 1776)
                             (not ratified)
1774 – 1784                Albrecht Philip von Levetzau       (b. 1744 - d. 1817)
1784 – 1789                Jørgen Erik Skeel                  (b. 1737 - d. 1795)
1789 – 1795                Frederik Moltke                    (b. 1754 - d. 1836)
1795 – 1802                Frederik Julius Kaas (1st time)    (b. 1758 - d. 1827)
1802 – 1809                Gebhard Moltke                     (b. 1764 - d. 1851)
1809 – 1810                Frederik Julius Kaas (2nd time)    (s.a.)
1810 – 1812                Marcus Gjøe Rosenkrantz            (b. 1762 - d. 1838)
1812 – 1813                Emanuel de Thygeson                (b. 1772 - d. 1860)
1813 - 1815                Poul Christian Holst (acting)      (b. 1776 - d. 1863)
1815 - 1822                Hans Hagerup Falbe                 (b. 1772 - d. 1830)
1822 - 1830                Valentin Christian Wilhelm Sibbern (b. 1772 - d. 1830)
1831 - 1837                Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
1837 - 1839                Hans Christian Petersen            (b. 1793 - d. 1862)
1840 - 1844                Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
1846 – 1857                Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
1857 – 1874                Karelius August Arntzen            (b. 1802 - d. 1875)
1874 – 1880                August Christian Manthey           (b. 1811 - d. 1880)
1880 – 1905                Niels Mathias Rye                  (b. 1824 - d. 1905)
1905 – 1917                Otto Albert Blehr                  (b. 1847 - d. 1927)
1917 - 1918                Vacant



Aust-Agder
Flag of Aust-Agder
          Adopted 12 Dec 1958 

1671
                       Nedenes amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Nedenes amt becomes Aust-Agder fylke.

Governors  
1671 – 1679                the governors of Kristiansand stiftamt
1680 – 1681                Jens Toller Rosenheim              (b. 1636 - d. 1690)
1681 – 1691                Jørgen Müller                      (b. 1648 - d. 1695)
1691 – 1815                the governors of 
Kristiansand stiftamt
1812 - 1815                Oluf Borch de Schouboe             (b. 1777 - d. 1844)

1815 - 1837                Ulrik Frederik Anton de Schouboe   (b. 1782 - d. 1863)
1837 - 1848                Henrik Harboe                      (b. 1785 - d. 1848)
1849 - 1860                Iver Steen Thomle                  (b. 1812 - d. 1889)
1860 - 1863                Henrik Laurentius Helliesen        (b. 1824 - d. 1900)
1863 - 1868                Niels Wisløff Rogstad              (b. 1814 - d. 1880)
1868 - 1895                Niels Cornelius Bonnevie           (b. 1827 - d. 1899)
1896 - 1906                Nicolai C.G. Prebensen             (b. 1850 - d. 1938) 
1906 - 1908                Sigurd Lambrechts                  (b. 1863 - d. 1941)
1908 - 1916                Sven Aarrestad                     (b. 1850 - d. 1942)
1917 - 1921                Hans Thomas Knudtzon               (b. 1857 - d. 1921)
1921 - 1942                Jonas Pedersen                     (b. 1871 - d. 1953)
29 Jan 1942 - 1945         Hans Henrik Petersen               (b. 1886 - d. 1969)
                             (Quisling governor)
1945 - 1961                Nils Hjelmtveit                    (b. 1892 - d. 1985)
1961 - 1974                Henrik Svensen                     (b. 1904 - d. 2007)
1974 - 1983                Ebba Lodden (f)                    (b. 1913 - d. 1997)
1983 - 1994                Signe Marie Stray Ryssdal (f)      (b. 1924)
10 Jan 1995 - 31 Dec 2007  Hjalmar Inge Sunde                 (b. 1937)
 1 Jan 2008 - 30 Sep 2009  Svein Åril (acting)                (b. 1946)
 1 Oct 2009 -              Øystein Djupedal                   (b. 1960)


Bergenhus

1681                       Bergenhus amt.
1763                       Divided into Nordre Bergenhus amt and Søndre Bergenhus amt.

Governors
1681 – 10 Oct 1690         Laurids Lindenov                   (b. 1650 - d. 1690)
1691 – 1697                Hans Nielsen
1697 – 1703                Axel Rosenkrantz                   (b. 1670 - d. 1723)
1702 – 1728                the governors of Bergen stiftamt
1732 – 1738                Wilhelm August von der Osten       (b. 1698 - d. 1764)
1738 – 1766                
the governors of Bergen stiftamt



Buskerud
Flag of Buskerud
        Adopted 1 Apr 1966

1679
                       Buskeruds amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Buskeruds amt becomes Buskerud fylke.

Governors
1679 – 1695                Matthias de Tonsberg               (b. 1638 - d. 1705)
1695 - 1719                Poul Glud                          (b. 1661 - d. 1719)
1719 - 1760                Just Must                          (b. 1691 - d. 1760)
1760 - 1788                Andreas Fjeldsted                  (b. 1717 - d. 1788)
1788 - 1803                Herman Leopoldus Lange             (b. 1734 - d. 1803)
1803 - 1806                Emanuel Rafn (Ravn)                (b. 1765 - d. 1806)
1806 – 1813                Hermann lensgreve Wedel Jarlsberg  (b. 1779 - d. 1840)
1813 - 1814                Jonas Collett                      (b. 1772 - d. 1851)
1814 - 1827                Johan Collett                      (b. 1775 - d. 1827)
1828 - 1831                Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
1831 - 1857                Gustav Peter Blom                  (b. 1785 - d. 1869)
1858 - 1882                Paul Peter Vilhelm Breder          (b. 1816 - d. 1890)
1882 - 1884                Thomas Cathinco Bang (1st time)    (b. 1827 - d. 1902)
1884 - 1890                Nils Vogt                          (b. 1817 - d. 1894)
1890 - 1902                Thomas Cathinco Bang (2nd time)    (s.a.)
1902 - 1928                Theodor Christian Stoud Platou     (b. 1858 - d. 1942)
1929 - 1935                Thomas von Westen Angell           (b. 1871 - d. 1935)
1935 - 1945                Jens Hundseid                      (b. 1883 - d. 1965)
                             (from 1940, Quisling governor)
1945 - 1950                Nils Nilsen Thune                  (b. 1890 - d. 1950)
1950 - 1962                Arnold Gerhard Dybsjord            (b. 1897 - d. 19..)
1962 - 1969                Olaf Fredrik Watnebryn             (b. 1908 - d. 1977)
1969 - 1979                Gunnar Alf Larsen                  (b. 1919 - d. 2003)
1979 - 1989                Ragnar Christiansen                (b. 1922)
1989 - 1999                Leif Haraldseth                    (b. 1929)
1999 - 30 Sep 2013         Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl (f)          (b. 1943)
1999 - 2001                Jon A. Lea (acting for Grøndahl)   (b. 1948)
 1 Oct 2013 -              Helen Bjørnøy (f)                  (b. 1954)



Finnmark

Flag of Finnmark
       Adopted 6 Jan 1967

1661                       Vardøhus amt.

1684                       Finmarkens amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Finnmark fylke.
25 Oct 1944 - 25 Feb 1945  Allied (Soviet) occupation.

Governors

1661 - 1666                Christoffer Orning
1666 - 1667                Fredrik Schort
1668 – 1680                Otte Hansen Bjelke
1680 – 1682                the governor of Nordlands amt
1682 – 1684                the magistrates of Bergen
1684 - 1701                Hans Hansen Lilienskiold           (b. 1650 - d. 1703)

1701 - 1717                Erik Matssøn Lorch                 (b. 1647 - d. 1717)
1717 - 1718                Jacob Møinichen                    (b. 1680 - d. c.1718)
1718 - 1720                Nicolas Friese (Friis)
1720 - 1729                Peter Siedelmann
1730 - 1738                Henning Friman                     (b. 1678 - d. 1738)
1739 - 1750                Rasmus Kjeldsøn                    (b. 1701 - d. 1753)
1750                       Peter Schnitler                    (b. 1690 - d. 1751)
1750 - 1757                Mathias Collett                    (b. 1708 - d. 1759)
1757 - 1768                Gunder Gundersen Hammer            (b. 1725 - d. 1772)
1768 - 1771                Eiler Hagerup                      (b. 1736 - d. 1795)
1772 - 1778                Thorkel Jonsson Fjeldsted          (b. 1741 - d. 1796)
1778 - 1787                Christen Heiberg                   (b. 1737 - d. 1801)
1787 - 1800                Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt           (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
1800 - 25 Sep 1806         Martin Andreas Unmack              (b. 17.. - d. 1806)
1807 - 1811                Hilmar Meincke Krogh               (b. 1776 - d. 1851)
1811 - 1813                Frederik Wilhelm Wedel Jarlsberg   (b. 1787 - d. 1863)
1814 - 1828                Johan Caspar Krogh                 (b. 1776 - d. 1831)
1828 - 1829                Christian Ulrik Kastrup            (b. 1784 - d. 1850)
1829 - 1833                Ulrik Fredrik Cappelen             (b. 1797 - d. 1864)
1833 - 1843                Ole Edvard Buck                    (b. 1799 - d. 1843)
Aug 1839 - Mar 1845        Mons Lie                           (b. 1803 - d. 1881)
                             (acting for Buck, then for Harris)
1844 - 1853                Anton Theodor Harris               (b. 1804 - d. 1866)
1854 - 1857                Carl Frederik Motzfeldt            (b. 1808 - d. 1902)
1858 - 1866                Mathias Bonsach Krogh Nannestad    (b. 1815 - d. 1878)
1866 - 1874                Jens Holmboe                       (b. 1821 - d. 1891)
1874 - 1882                Johan Blackstad                    (b. 1832 - d. 1904)
1882 - 1885                Carl Ingwart Theodor Rynning       (b. 1837 - d. 1892)
1886 - 1889                Carl Adolf Langberg                (b. 1850 - d. 1889)
1889 - 1894                Nikolai Christian Grove Prebensen  (b. 1850 - d. 1938)
1896 - 1906                Truls Johannessen Wiel Graff       (b. 1851 - d. 1918)
1906 - 1912                Andreas Tostrup Urbye              (b. 1869 - d. 1955)
1912 - 1921                Johan Albrigt Rivertz              (b. 1874 - d. 1942)
1922 - 1928                Hagbarth Lund                      (b. 1877 - d. 1963)
1928 - 1948                Hans Gabrielsen                    (b. 1891 - d. 1965)
                             (imprisoned by Germans 17 Jun 1941 - 8 May 1945)
1940 - 1944?               Thor Bekeng

                             (Quisling governor
)
Oct 1944 - 1945            Johan Andreas Lippestad            (b. 1902 - d. 1961)
                             (first governor)
                           + J
onas Lie (second governor)      (b. 1899 - d. 1945)
                           (Quisling governor)
Nov 1944 - Sep 1945        Peder Holt                         (b. 1899 - d. 1963)
                             (acting for Gabrielsen)
1948 - 1963                Peder Holt                         (s.a.)
1951 - 1955                Dag Tønder (acting for Holt)       (b. 1907 - d. 1989)
1963 - 1974                Kolbjørn Varmann                   (b. 1904 - d. 1980)
Mar 1963 - Jul 1965        Anders Aune (acting for Varmann)   (b. 1923 - d. 2011)
1974 - 1989                Anders Aune                        (s.a.)
Jan 1990 - May 1990        Kurt Mosbakk                       (b. 1934)
1990 - 1998                Svein Alsaker                      (b. 1940)
31 Aug 1990 - 31 Jul 1993  Ingrid Røstad Fløtten (f)          (b. 1954)
                             (acting for Alsaker)
 1 Jul 1998 -              Gunnar Kjønnøy                     (b. 1947)

Commander of Soviet Forces in Finnmark
25 Oct 1944 - 25 Feb 1945  Vladimir Ivanovich Shcherbakov     (b. 1901 - d. 1981)


Hamar

1864                       Hamar stiftamt, separated from Kristiania stiftamt.
1918                       Incorporated to Hedmark.

Governors (stiftamtmenn)
1864 – 1898                the governors of Hedemarkens amt
1898 – 1915                Gregers Winther Wulfsberg Gram     (b. 1846 - d. 1929)
1915 – 1916                Johannes Irgens                    (b. 1896 - d. 1939)
1916 - 1918                Vacant



Hedmark
Flag of Hedmark
       Adopted 6 Feb 1987

11 Apr 1781
                Hedemarkens amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Hedemarkens amt becomes Hedmark fylke.

Governors
Feb 1781 – Aug 1781        Johan Arndt Jentoft (acting)       (b. 1729 - d. ....)
1781 - 1789                Ditlev von Pentz                   (b. 1744 - d. 1821)

1789 - 1802                Andreas Høyer (acting to ... 1789) (b. 1742 - d. 1817)

1802 - 1804                Nicolai Emanuel de Thygeson        (b. 1772 - d. 1860)
1804 - 1816                Claus Bendeke                      (b. 1764 - d. 1828)
1817 - 1821                Lauritz Weidemann                  (b. 1775 - d. 1856)
1821 - 1849                Fredrik Hartvig Johan Heidmann     (b. 1777 - d. 1850)
1849 - 1856                August Christian Manthey           (b. 1811 - d. 1880)
1856 - 1890                Ludvig R. Kyhn                     (b. 1817 - d. 1890)
1874                       Nils Fliflet (acting for Kyhn)     (b. 1838 - d. 1907)
1890
                      Truls Johannesen Wiel Graff        (b. 1851 - d. 1918)
                             (acting)
1890 - 1897                Oscar Mørch                        (b. 1845 - d. 1897)

1897 - 1898                August Teilmann Wilhelmsen (acting)(b. 1861 - d. 1906)
1898 - 1915                Gregers Winther Wulfsberg Gram     (b. 1846 - d. 1929)
1909 - 1909                Christian Blom (acting for Gram)   (b. 1870 - d. 1960)
1914 - 1916                Johannes Irgens (acting)           (b. 1869 - d. 1939)
                             (acting [for Gram to 1915])
1916 - 1926                Torvald Løchen                     (b. 1861 - d. 1943)
1926 - 1935                Knud Iversen Øyen                  (b. 1865 - d. 1942)
1935 - 1953                Knut Monsen Nordanger              (b. 1883 - d. 1965)
1940 - 1945                ....
                             (Quisling governor)
1954 - 1966                Alf Frydenberg                     (b. 1896 - d. 1989)

1966 - 1979                Erling Anger                       (b. 1909 - d. 1999)
1979 - 1981                Anfinn Lund                        (b. 1926 - d. 2001)
1981 - 1994                Odvar Nordli                       (b. 1927)
1994 - 1996                Kjell Borgen                       (b. 1939 - d. 1996)
1996 -                     Sigbjørn Johnsen                   (b. 1950)
Apr 1997 - Oct 1997        Jon A. Lea (acting for Johnsen)    (b. 1948)
Oct 2009 - 15 Feb 2010     Tormod W. Karlstrøm
               (b. 1944)
                             (acting for Johnsen)
15 Feb 2010 -              Sylvia Brustad (f)                 (b. 1966)
                             (acting for Johnsen)



Hordaland
Flag of Hordaland
           Adopted 1 Dec 1961

1662                       Bergenhus stiftamt
1681
                      Bergenhus amt
1763                       Bergenhus amt divided into Nordre Bergenhus amt
                             and
Søndre Bergenhus amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Søndre Bergenhus amt becomes Hordaland fylke.

Governors
c.1669 – 1679?             Johan Frederik von Marschalck      (b. 1618 - d. 1679) 
1679 – 1681                Hans Hansen Lillienskiold d.e.     (b. 1610 - d. 1681)
1681 – 1699                Christian Gyldenløve               (b. 1674 - d. 1703)  
1699 - 1704                Christian de Stockfleth d.e.       (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
1704                       Mats de Tonsberg                   (b. 1638 - d. 1705)
1704 - 1710                Vilhelm de Tonsberg                (b. 1680 - d. 1731)
1710 - 1711                Edvard Hammond                     (b. c.1688 - d. 1711)
1711 - 1728                Andreas Undall                     (b. 1669 - d. 1728)
1728 - 1732                Wilhelm August von der Osten       (b. 1697 - d. 1764)
1732 - 1738                Ulrik Kaas                         (b. 1677 - d. 1746)
1738 - 1741                Christian Bagger                   (b. 1692-  d. 1741)
1741 - 1749                Christian Møinichen                (b. 1683 - d. 1749)
1749 - 1766                Ulrik Frederik de Cicignon         (b. 1698 - d. 1772)
1766 - 1768                Jørgen Erik Skeel                  (b. 1737 - d. 1795)
1768 - 1772                Christian Petersen                 (b. 1701 - d. 1775)
1772 - 1774                Albrecht Philip von Levetzau       (b. 1744 - d. 1817)
1774 - 1789                Christian de Schouboe              (b. 1737 - d. 1789)
1789 - 1802                Frederik Hauch
                    (b. 1754 - d. 1839)
1802 - 1814                Johan Randulf Bull                 (b. 1749 - d. 1829)
1815 - 1825                Wilhelm Friman Koren Christie      (b. 1778 - d. 1849)
1825 - 1827                Christian Magnus Falsen            (b. 1782 - d. 1830)
1829 - 1834                Georg Jacob Bull                   (b. 1785 - d. 1854)
1834 - 1852                Edvard Hagerup                     (b. 1781 - d. 1853)
1852 - 1859                Jens Schydtz                       (b. 1792 - d. 1859)
1859 - 1875                Paul Meyer Smit                    (b. 1813 - d. 1875)
1875 - 1884                Nicolai Ditlev Ammon Raeder        (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
1884 - 1907                Justin Gottfried Andreas Hoffmann  (b. 1836 - d. 1907)
1907 - 1918                Hroar Olsen                        (b. 1859 - d. 1941)
1918 - 1929                Kristian Friis Petersen            (b. 1867 - d. 1932)
1929 - 1933                Ernst Andreas Johannesen           (b. 1870 - d. 1957)
1934 - 1949                Gjert Lindebraekke                 (b. 1879 - d. 1960)
1940 - 1941                Kjetil Harnoll
                             (Quisling governor)
1941 - Jun 1944            Christian Astrup                   (b. 1909 - d. 1983)

                             (Quisling governor)
Jul 1944 - May 1945        Eberhard Römcke                    (b. 1899 - d. 1968)

                             (Quisling governor)
1949 - 1966                Mons Lid                           (b. 1896 - d. 1967)
1966 - 1984                Lars Leiro                         (b. 1914 - d. 2005)
1984 - 1998                Håkon Randal                       (b. 1930)
1998 -  1 Apr 2010         Svein Alsaker                      (b. 1940)
 1 Apr 2010 -  1 Jun 2010  Rune Fjeld (acting)
 1 Jun 2010 -              Lars Sponheim                      (b. 1957)
             



Bergen

[Bergen (Norway)]
          Adopted 15 Aug 1924

1662                       Bergen stiftamt
1919                       Bergen stiftamt becomes Bergen fylke.
1972                       Merged with Horadland.

Governors (stiftamtmenn to 1919)
1648 – 1665                Ove Bjelke                         (b. 1611 - d. 1674)
1665 – 1666                Claus von Ahlefeldt                (b. 1614 - d. 1674) 
1666 – 1667                Georg Reichwein                    (b. 1593 - d. 1667) 
1667 – 1669                Hans Hansen Lillienskiold d.e.     (b. 1610 - d. 1681)
                             (1st time) 
1669 – 1679                Johan Frederik von Marschalck      (b. 1618 - d. 1679)
1679 – 1681                Hans Hansen Lillienskiold d.e.     (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) 
1681 – 1699                Christian Gyldenløve               (b. 1674 - d. 1703) 
1699 – 1704                Christian Stockfleth               (b. 1640 - d. 1704)
1704                       Mathias de Tonsberg                (b. 1638 - d. 1705)
1704 – 1710                Vilhelm de Tonsberg                (b. 1680 - d. 1731)
1710 – 1711                Edvard Hammond
                    (b. c.1668 - d. 1711)
1711 – 1728                Andreas Undall                     (b. 1669 - d. 1728)
1728 – 1732                Wilhelm August von der Osten       (b. 1698 - d. 1764) 
1732 – 1738                Ulrik Kaas                         (b. 1677 - d. 1746) 
1738 – 1741                Christian Bagger                   (b. 1692 - d. 1741)
1741 – 1749                Christian Møinichen                (b. 1683 - d. 1749)
1743 - 1744                Jonas Lym (acting for 
Møinichen)   (b. 1679 - d. 1760)
1749 – 1766                Ulrik Frederik de Cicignon         (b. 1698 - d. 1772)
1766 - 1829                the governors of Søndre Bergenhus  (s.a.)      
1829 - 1834                Georg Jacob Bull                   (s.a.)
1834 - 1852                Edvard Hagerup                     (s.a.)
1852 - 1859                Jens Schydtz                       (s.a.)
1859 - 1875                Paul Meyer Smit                    (b. 1813 - d. 1875)
1875 - 1884                Nicolai Ditlev Ammon Raeder        (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
1884 - 1907                Justin Gottfried Andreas Hoffmann  (b. 1836 - d. 1907)
1907 - 1972                the governors of Søndre Bergenhus/ (s.a.)
                           Hordaland



Møre og Romsdal
Flag of Møre og Romsdal
      Adopted 15 Mar 1978

1671                       Romsdal og Nordmøre amt.
1689                       Romsdals amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Romsdals amt becomes Møre fylke.
 1 Jul 1935                Renamed Møre og Romsdal.

Governors
1671 – 1675                Christian Lindenow                 (b. 1632 - d. 1675) 
1675 – 1677                Fredrik von Offenberg              (b. 1610 - d. 1677)
1680 – 1681                Daniel Knoff                       (b. 1614 - d. 1687)
1680 – 1691                Jonas Lilienskiold                 (b. 1651 - d. 1691)
1691 – 1700                Iver von Ahnen                     (b. 1657 - d. 1722)
1702 – 1703                Hans Lilienskiold                  (b. 1650 - d. 1703)
1704 – 1719                Hans Hanssen Nobel d.e.            (b. 1657 - d. 1732)
1720 – 1729                Erik Must                          (b. 1683 - d. 1729)
1729 – 1730                Michael Worm                       (b. 1707 - d. ....)
1730 – 1742                Christian Sørensen Solgaard
        (b. 1687 - d. 1742)
1742 – 1751                Christian Ulrich Tønder            (b. 1699 - d. 1751)
1750 – 26 Aug 1773         Nils Krog Collin                   (b. 1718 - d. 1782)
1751 – 1760                Andreas Fjeldsted                  (b. 1717 - d. 1788)
1760 - 1773                Niels Krog Collin                  (b. 1736 - d. 1797)
1773 – 1800                Even Hammer                        (b. 1732 - d. 1800)

1800 - 1811                Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt           (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
1811 - 1840                Hilmar Meincke Krogh               (b. 1776 - d. 1851)
1840 - 1853                Gudbrand Thesen                    (b. 1792 - d. 1866)
1853 - 1893                Nils Weyer Arveschoug              (b. 1807 - d. 1894)
1893 - 1902                Ludvig Arnoldus Leth               (b. 1836 - d. 1902)
1902 - 1906                Alexander Lange Kielland           (b. 1849 - d. 1906)
1906 - 1913                Birger Kildal                      (b. 1849 - d. 1913)
1914 - 1928                Oddmund Vik                        (b. 1858 - d. 1930)
1928 - 1952                Trygve Utheim                      (b. 1884 - d. 1952)
1940 - 1945                ....
                             (Quisling governor)
1945                       Olav Berntsen Oksvik               (b. 1887 - d. 1958) 
                             (acting for Utheim)
1952 - 1958                Olav Berntsen Oksvik               (s.a.) 

1958 - 1966                Erling Anger                       (b. 1909 - d. 1999)
1966 - 1972                Erling Sandene                     (b. 1921)
1972 - 1977                Kåre Ellingsgård                   (b. 1926)
1977 -  1 Jan 2002         Alv Jacob Fostervoll               (b. 1932)
 1 Jan 2002 -  1 Oct 2009  Ottar Befring                      (b. 1939)
 1 Oct 2009 -              Lodve Solholm                      (b. 1949)



Nord-Trøndelag
Flag of Nord-Trøndelag
      Adopted 8 Mar 1957

24 Sep 1804                Nordre Trondhjems amt created from Trondhjems amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Nordre Trondhjem amt becomes Nord-Trøndelag fylke.

Governors
1805 - 1815                Caspar Conrad Rafn                 (b. 1763 - d. 1830)
1815 - 1833                Christen Elster                    (b. 1763 - d. 1833)
1833 - 1857                Adam Johan Frederik Poulsen,       (b. 1798 - d. 1876)
                             greve af Trampe 
1857 - 1866                Fredrik August Wessel-Berg         (b. 1809 - d. 1895)
1867 - 1884                Carsten Smith                      (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
1884 - 1894                Lars Otto Roll Grundt              (b. 1843 - d. 1907)
1894 - 1898                Ole Anton Quam                     (b. 1835 - d. 1904)
1898 - 1902                Halvor Bache Guldahl (1st time)    (b. 1859 - d. 1931)
1902 - 1916                Torvald Løchen                     (b. 1861 - d. 1943)
1916 - 1927                Halvor Bache Guldahl (2nd time)    (s.a.)
1927 - 1944                Haakon Martin Five                 (b. 1880 - d. 1944)
1941 - 1945                Torbjörn Eggen                     (b. 1906 - d. 1984
                             (Quisling governor)

1945 - 1959                Asbjørn Lindboe                    (b. 1889 - d. 1967)
1959 - 1964                Gustav Sjaastad                    (b. 1902 - d. 1964)
1964 - 1971                Ole Bae                            (b. 1902 - d. 1972)
1971 - 1979                Leif Granli                        (b. 1909 - d. 1988)
1979 - 1991                Ola Hansen Kveli                   (b. 1921 - d. 2003)
1991 - 31 May 2008         Inger Lise Gjørv (f)               (b. 1938 - d. 2009)
1991 - 1993                Oddbjørn Karmhus Nordset
           (b. 1946)
                             (1st time)(acting for Gjørv) 
 1 Jun 2008 -  2 Nov 2009  Oddbjørn Karmhus Nordset
           (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)(acting)  
 2 Nov 2009 -              Inge Ryan                          (b. 1956)     



Nordland
Flag of Nordland
      Adopted 15 Jan 1965

1668                       Nordlands amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Nordland fylke.

Governors
1669 – 1686                Knud Gjedde                        (b. 16.. - d. 1708)
1686 – 1691                Christian Kruse                    (b. 1636 - d. 1699)
1691 – 1694                Peter Christoffersen Tønder        (b. 1641 - d. 1694)
1694 – 1703                Christoffer Heidemann              (b. c.1623 - d. 1703)
1703 – 1704                Frederik Splet                     (b. 16.. - d. 1704)
1704 – 1751                Ove Sørensen Schjelderup           (b. 1674 - d. 1759)
1751 – 1767                Hans Hagerup de Gyldenpalm         (b. 1717 - d. 1781)
1767 – 1771                P
eter Holm                         (b. 1733 - d. 1817)
1771 - 1789                Joachim de Knagenhielm             (b. 1727 - d. 1796)
1789 - 1811                Christian Torberg Hegge            (b. 1743 - d. 1818)
1811 - 1815                Christen Elster                    (b. 1763 - d. 1833)
1815 - 1828                Johan Ernst Berg                   (b. 1768 - d. 1828)
1829 - 1833                Adam Johan Frederik Poulsen,       (b. 1798 - d. 1876)
                             greve af Trampe
1834 - 1847                Lars Bastian Ridder Stabell        (b. 1798 - d. 1860)
1848 - 1853                Niels Weyer Arveschoug             (b. 1807 - d. 1894)
1854 - 1858                Poul Peter Vilhelm Breder          (b. 1816 - d. 1890)
1858 - 1867                Carsten Smith                      (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
1867 - 1878                Claus Nieuwejaar Worsøe            (b. 1822 - d. 1906)
1878 - 1889                Otto Benjamin Andreas Aubert       (b. 1841 - d. 1898)
1890 - 1908                Rasmus Theisen                     (b. 1837 - d. 1908)
1908 - 1913                Anton Omholt                       (b. 1861 - d. 1925)
1913 - 1921                Jonas Pedersen                     (b. 1871 - d. 1953)
1922 - 1939                Olaf Amundsen                      (b. 1876 - d. 1939)
1940 - 1951                Karl Hess Larsen                   (b. 1900 - d. 1966)
Jul 1941 - Oct 1942        Per von Hirsch                     (b. 1902 - d. 1987)
                             (Quisling governor
)
1942 - 1945                Karl Ludvig Nøstvik                (b. 1895 - d. 19..)
                             (Quisling governor)
1951 - 1966                Bue Fjermeros                      (b. 1912 - d. 2000)
1966 - 1983                Ole Aavatsmark                     (b. 1918 - d. 1983)
1983 - 1991                Odd With                           (b. 1921 - d. 2006)
1991 - 1993                Davis Idin Pareli Johansen (acting)(b. 1926)
1993 - 2007                Åshild Hauan (f)                   (b. 1941)
 7 Jun 1991 -  1 Sep 1993  Davis Johansen (acting for Hauan)  (b. 1926)
2007 -  1 Nov 2009         Ola Bjerkaas (acting)              (b. 1952)
 1 Nov 2009 -              Hill-Marta Solberg (f)             (b. 1951)



Oppland
Flag of Oppland
           Adopted 18 May 1989

1757                       Oplandenes amt, separated from Akershus

1781                       Renamed Kristians amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Kristians amt becomes Oppland fylke.

Governors
1757 – 1759                Mathias Collett                     (b. 1708 - d. 1759)
1760 – 1768                Christian Petersen                  (b. 1701 - d. 1775)
1768 – 1781                Christian Frederik Holck            (b. 1734 - d. 1781)
1781 - 1811                Christian Sommerfeldt               (b. 1746 - d. 1811)
1811 - 1821                Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt            (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
1821 - 1851                Lauritz Weidemann                   (b. 1775 - d. 1856)
1852 - 1854                Hans Tostrup                        (b. 1799 - d. 1856)
1854 - 1859                Johan Christian Collett             (b. 1817 - d. 1895)
1859 - 1869                Christian Jensen                    (b. 1823 - d. 1884)
1869 - 1878                Hans Thomas Meinich                 (b. 1819 - d. 1878)
1878 - 1900                Jan Greve Skjoldborg                (b. 1832 - d. 1901)
1900 - 1908                Peter Theodor Holst                 (b. 1843 - d. 1908)
1908 - 1933                Sigurd Lambrechts                   (b. 1863 - d. 1941)
1933 - 1947                Alfred Ihlen                        (b. 1877 - d. 1961)
194. - 194.                Arve Froisland
                             (Quisling governor)
1947 - 1960                Hans J. Gabrielsen                  (b. 1891 - d. 1965)

1961 - 1976                Nils Kristoffer Handal              (b. 1906 - d. 1992)
1976 - 1981                Thorstein Treholt                   (b. 1911 - d. 1993)
1981 - 2001                Knut Korsaeth                       (b. 1932)
2001 -                     Kristin Hille Valla (f)             (b. 1944)



Oslo
 
[Flag of Oslo to
                          2002]
                        1924 - 2002
Flag of Oslo
                 Adopted 2002

1669                       Kristiania stiftamt
 1 Jan 1919                Kristiania stiftamt becomes Kristiania fylke.
 1 Jan 1925                Renamed Oslo fylke.

Governors (stiftamtmenn to 1919)
1664 – 1699                Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve          (b. 1638 - d. 1704)
1679 – 1681                Erik Ottesen Banner                (b. 1618 - d. 1687)
1682 – 1694                Just Justssøn Høg                  (b. 1640 - d. 1694)
1694 – 1699                Christian Stockfleth               (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
1699 – 1708                Frederik Gabel                     (b. 1640 - d. 1708)
1708 – 1710                Johan Vibe                         (b. 1637 - d. 1710)
1710 – 1731                Wilhelm de Tonsberg                (b. 1680 - d. 1731)
1731 – 1735                Lorentz de Reichwein               (b. 1680 - d. 1735)
1735 – 1737                Jacob Benzon (1st time)            (b. 1688 - d. 1775)
1737 – 1740                Peter Neve                         (b. c.1684 - d. 1740)
1740 – 1750                Frederik Otto von Rappe            (b. 1679 - d. 1758)
1750 – 1763                Jacob Benzon (2nd time)            (s.a.)
1763 – 1772                Caspar Herman von Storm            (b. 1718 - d. 1777)
1772 – 1773                Diderik Otto von Grambow           (b. 1732 - d. 1773)
1773                       Gustav Frederik Holck-Winterfeldt  (b. 1733 - d. 1776)
1774 – 1784                Albrecht Philip von Levetzau       (b. 1744 - d. 1817)
1784 – 1789                Jørgen Erik Skeel                  (b. 1737 - d. 1795)
1789 – 1795                Frederik Moltke                    (b. 1754 - d. 1836)
1795 – 1802                Frederik Julius Kaas (1st time)    (b. 1758 - d. 1827)
1802 – 1809                Gebhard Moltke                     (b. 1764 - d. 1851)
1809 – 1810                Frederik Julius Kaas (2nd time)    (s.a.)
1810 – 1812                Marcus Gjøe Rosenkrantz            (b. 1762 - d. 1838)
1812 – 1813                Nicolai Emanuel de Thygeson        (b. 1772 - d. 1860)

1813 - 1815                Poul Christian Holst (acting)      (b. 1776 - d. 1863)
1815 - 1842                the governors of Akershus

1842 - 1845                Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
1846 - 1857                Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
1857 - 1874                Karelius August Arntzen            (b. 1802 - d. 1875)
1874 - 1880                August Christian Manthey           (b. 1811 - d. 1880)
1880 - 1905                Nils Mathias Rye                   (b. 1824 - d. 1905)
1905 - 1917                Otto Albert Blehr                  (b. 1847 - d. 1927)
1917 -                     the governors of Akershus


Kristiansand (Agdesiden)

1669                       Kristiansand stiftamt.
1682                       Agdesiden stiftamt.

Governors (stiftamtmenn)
1669 – 1679                Ove Juul
1680 – 1685                Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz       (b. 1628 - d. 1685)
1689 – 1694                Christian Stockfleth
1694 – 1700                Mats de Tonsberg
1700 – 1711                Christian Frederik Powisch
1711 – 1718                Henrik Adeler
1718 – 1728                Johan Sigismund Hassius Lillienpalm
1728 – 1730                Alexander Frederik Møsting
1730 – 1738                Johan Albrecht With                (b. 1683 - d. 1754)
1738 – 1742                Carl Juel
1742 – 1746                Heinrich von Reuss
1746 – 1751                Joachim Hartvig Johan von Barner
1751 – 1766                Frederik Adeler
1767                       Gustav Frederik Holck-Winterfeldt
1767 – 1781                Hans Hagerup Gyldenpalm
1781 – 1788                Frederik Georg Adeler
1788 – 1789                Frederik Moltke
1789 – 1800                Hans Christoph Diderik Victor
                             von Levetzow
1800 – 1804                Otto Joachim Moltke
1804 – 1810                Emanuel de Thygeson
1810 - 1812                Hans Vilhelm Cederfeld de Simonsen
1812 – 1836                Oluf Schouboe
1837 – 1846                Niels Arntzen Sem
1846 – 1852                Carl Valentin Falsen
1852 – 1859                Mathias Bille Kjørboe
1860 – 1871                Nils Vogt
1871 – 1881                J. Kraefting Bonnevie
1882 – 1889                Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef
1889 – 1906                Jacob Stang
1907 – 1918                Daniel Bremer Juell Koren



Østfold
Flag of Østfold
      Adopted 26 Sep 1958

1671
                       Smaalenenes amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Smaalenenes amt becomes Østfold fylke.

Governors
1671 – 1673                Erik Ottesen Banner til Tyberg     (b. 1618 - d. 1687)

1673 – 1687                Hans Kaas                          (b. 1640 - d. 1700)
1687 – 1700                Ambrosius Charisius                (b. 1644 - d. 1700)
1700 – 1703                Casper Gottlob Moltke              (b. 1668 - d. 1728)
1703 – 1741                Niels Werenskiold                  (b. 1669 - d. 1741)
1741 – 1743                Henning Frimann                    (b. 1681 - d. 1743)

1743 – 1767                Baltzer Sechmann Fleischer         (b. 1703 - d. 1767)

1768 – 1781                Henrik Lachmann                    (b. 1738 - d. 1797)
1781 – 1789                Frederik Hauch                     (b. 1754 - d. 1839)
1789 – 1794                Johan Christian Hauch              (b. 1760 - d. 1819)
1794 – 1804                Andreas Hofgaard                   (b. 1748 - d. 1811)
1804 – 1810                Marcus Gjøe Rosenkrantz            (b. 1762 - d. 1838)
1810 – 1814                Mathias Otto Leth Sommerhielm      (b. 1764 - d. 1827)
1814 - 1830                Valentin Christian Wilhelm Sibbern (b. 1779 - d. 1853)
1831 - 1846                Greger Winther Wulfsberg           (b. 1780 - d. 1846)
1847 - 1855                Christian Birch-Reichenwald        (b. 1814 - d. 1891)
1855 - 1880                Carl Sibbern                       (b. 1809 - d. 1880)
1881 - 1890                Johan Lauritz Rasch                (b. 1829 - d. 1901)
1891 - 1905                Ulrik Frederik Christian Arneberg  (b. 1829 - d. 1911)
1905 - 1917                Hans Christian Albert Hansen       (b. 1847 - d. 1925)
1918 - 1933                Eivind Olaf Bødtker                (b. 1863 - d. 1946)
1933 - 1940                Ernst Andreas Johannesen           (b. 1870 - d. 1957)
1940 - 1951                Lyder Døscher Bull                 (b. 1881 - d. 1959)
1941 - 1945                Hans S. Jacobsen                   (b. 1901 - d. 1980)
                             (Quisling governor)
1951 - 1966                Karl Hess Larsen                   (b. 1900 - d. 1966)
1966 - 1981                Jacob Modalsli                     (b. 1911 - d. 1984)
1981 - 1986                Lars Korvald                       (b. 1916 - d. 2006)
1986 - 1998                Erling Norvik                      (b. 1928 - d. 1998)
1998 - 2003                Edvard Grimstad                    (b. 1933 - d. 2014)
2003 -                     Anne Enger Lahnstein (f)           (b. 1949)
2003 -                     Lise Beret Sandereid (f)           (b. 1943)
                             (acting for Lahnstein)



Rogaland
Flag of Rogaland
           Adopted 11 Jan 1974

1671                       Stavanger amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Stavanger amt becomes Rogaland fylke.

Governors
1671 – 1673                Henrik Below
1673 – 1683                Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz       (b. 1628 - d. 1685)
1683 – 1687                Daniel Knoff                       (b. 1648 - d. 1703)
1687 – 1700                Christian Frederik Pogwisch        (b. 1650 - d. 1711)
1700 – 1710                Edvard Hammond                     (b. c.1668 - d. 1711)
1710 – 1714                Ulrik Christian Mese
1714 – 1726                Hans Nobel d.y.                    (b. 1657 - d. 1732)
1726 – 1746                Bendix Christian de Fine           (b. 1696 - d. 1746)
1746 – 1761                Henrik Wilhelm Tillisch            (b. 1720 - d. 1761)
1762 – 1768                Henrik Lachmann                    (b. 1738 - d. 1797)
1768 – 1772                Gunder Hammer                      (b. 1725 - d. 1772)
1772 – 1781                Vilhelm Mathias Skeel              (b. 1746 - d. 1817)
1781 – 1785                Peter Frederik Ulrik Benzon        (b. 1760 - d. 1840)
1785 – 1799                Frederik Otto Scheel               (b. 1748 - d. 1803)
1799 – 1810                Ulrich Wilhelm Koren               (b. 1747 - d. 1826)
1810 – 1812                Oluf Borch de Schouboe             (b. 1777 - d. 1844)
1812 – 1814                Ulrik Fredrik Anton de Schouboe    (b. 1782 - d. 1863)
1814 - 1824                Wilhelm Frimann Krog               (b. 1767 - d. 1825)
1825 - 1826                Jens Erichstrup                    (b. 1775 - d. 1826)
1826 - 1828                Peder Martinius Ottesen            (b. 1782 - d. 1852)
1829 - 1833                Christian Ulrik Kastrup            (b. 1784 - d. 1850)
1833 - 1853                Gunder Aas                         (b. 1785 - d. 1853)
1853 - 1863                Anton Theodor Harris               (b. 1804 - d. 1866)
1864 - 1888                Vilhelm Hermann Ludvig von Munthe  (b. 1814 - d. 1888)
                             af Morgenstierne 
1889 - 1910                Carl Lauritz Mechelborg Oppen      (b. 1830 - d. 1914)
1910 - 1932                Thorvald Andreas Larsen            (b. 1863 - d. 19..)
1932 - 1941                John Norem (1st time)              (b. 1888 - d. 1976)
1941 - 1945                ....
                             (Quisling governor)
1945 - 1958                John Norem (2nd time)              (s.a.)
1959 - 1968                Paul Ingolf Ingebretsen            (b. 1904 - d. 1968)
1968 - 1973                Gunnar Fredrik Hellesen            (b. 1913 - d. 2005)
1973 - 1982                Konrad Birger Knutsen              (b. 1925 - d. 2012)
1982 - 1991                Kristin Lønningdal (f)             (b. 1923 - d. 2010)
1991 - 2013                Tora Aasland (f)                   (b. 1942)
1991 - 1993                Harald Torfinn Thune (1st time)    (b. 1952)                  
                             (acting for Aasland)
 1 Jan 2008 - 2013         Harald Torfinn Thune (2nd time)    (s.a.)        
                             (acting for Aasland)
 1 Nov 2013 -              Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa (f)       (b. 1948)



Sogn og Fjordane
Flag of Sogn og Fjordane
             Adopted 23 Sep 1983

1763                       Nordre Bergenhus amt, created from part of Bergenhus amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Nordre Bergenhus amt becomes Sogn og Fjordane fylke.

Governors
1763 - 1771                Joachim Knagenhielm                (b. 1727 - d. 1796)
1771 - 1779                Magnus Theite                      (b. 1725 - d. 1791)  
1780 - 1781                Ditlev von Pentz                   (b. 1744 - d. 1821)
 
1781 - 1788                Jonas Ramus Petersen               (b. 1748 - d. 1804)
 
1788 - 1789                Niels Dorph Gunnerus               (b. 1751 - d. 1789)  
1789 - 1794                Peder Hersleb Harboe               (b. 1755 - d. 1794)
 
1794 - 1802                Andreas Hiort                      (b. 1740 - d. 1817)  
1802 - 1811                Niels Andreas Vibe                 (b. 1759 - d. 1814)  
1811                       Hilmar Meincke Krohg               (b. 1776 - d. 1851)
1811 - 1814                Herman Gerhard Treschow
           (b. 1780 - d. 1836)
1814 - 1822                Christian Magnus Falsen            (b. 1782 - d. 1830)
1822 - 1831                Edvard Hagerup                     (b. 1781 - d. 1853)
1831 - 1832                Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
1833 - 1844                Christian Ulrik Kastrup            (b. 1784 - d. 1850)
1844 - 1852                Hans Tostrup                       (b. 1799 - d. 1856)
1852 - 1860                Emil Aubert                        (b. 1811 - d. 1872)
1861 - 1869                Johan Collett Falsen               (b. 1817 - d. 1879)
1870 - 1875                Nicolai Ditlev Ammon Raeder        (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
1875 - 1889                Carl Lauritz Mechelborg Oppen      (b. 1830 - d. 1914)
1889 - 1902                Olaj Johan Olsen                   (b. 1851 - d. 1920)
1902 - 1910                John Utheim                        (b. 1847 - d. 1910)
1910 - 1930                Ingolf E. Christensen              (b. 1872 - d. 1943)
1930 - 1941                Hans Kristian Seip                 (b. 1881 - d. 1945)
1941 - 1944                Vidar Atne                         (b. 1909 - d. 1961)
                             (Quisling governor)
1944 - 1945                Konrad Sundlo                      (b. 1881 - d. 1965)

                             (Quisling governor)
1945 - 1971                Nikolai Schei                      (b. 1901 - d. 1985)

1971 - 1976                Arne Ekeberg                       (b. 1925)
1976 - 1994                Ingvald Johan Ulveseth             (b. 1924 - d. 2008)
 1 Aug 1994 - 2011         Oddvar J. Flaete                   (b. 1944)
2011 -                     Anne Karin Hamre (f)               (b. 1965)



Sør-Trøndelag
Flag of Sør-Trøndelag
       Adopted 9 Dec 1983

24 Sep 1804                Søndre Trondhjems amt, created from Trondhjems amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Søndre Trondhjems amt becomes Sør-Trøndelag fylke.

Governors
1804 - 1810                Erik Must Angell                   (b. 1744 - d. 1814)

1810 - 1832                Fredrik Christopher,               (b. 1779 - d. 1832)
                             greve af Trampe
1832 - 1840                Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
1840 - 1857                Karelius August Arntzen            (b. 1802 - d. 1875)
1857 - 1894                Carl Fredrik Motzfeldt             (b. 1808 - d. 1902)
1894 - 1907                Lars Otto Roll Grundt              (b. 1843 - d. 1907)
1907 - 1921                Harald Bothner                     (b. 1850 - d. 1924)
1921 - 1940                Odd Sverressøn Klingenberg         (b. 1871 - d. 1944)
1940 - 18 Feb 1947         Johan Cappelen                     (b. 1889 - d. 1947)
Sep 1940 - Jan 1942        Anton F.W. Jakhelln Prytz          (b. 1878 - d. 1945)
                             (Quisling governor)
1942 - 1945
               Otto Grundtvig
                             (Quisling governor)
1948 - 1958                Ivar Skjånes                       (b. 1888 - d. 1975)
1958 - 1963                Thor Skrindo                       (b. 1910 - d. 1992)
1963 - 1974                Nils Kristian Lysø                 (b. 1905 - d. 1977)
1974 - 1986                Einar Hole Moxnes                  (b. 1921 - d. 2006)
1986 - 1993                Reidar Due                         (b. 1922)
1993 - 2011                Kåre Erling Gjønnes                (b. 1942)
1997 - 1998                Roald Eriksen                      (b. 1933)
                             (acting for Gjønnes)
1998 - 2000                Aage Rundberget                    (b. 1947)
                             (acting for Gjønnes)
2011 -                     Jørn Aksel Krog                    (b. 1948)


Sunmøre og Nordfjord

1675                       Sunmøre og Nordfjord amt created from parts of
                             Romsdals amt and Bergenhus amt.
1678                       Part of Bergenhus amt.

Governor
1675 – 1678                Christian Lindenov                 (b. 1647 - d. 1692)



Telemark
Flag of Telemark
      Approved 19 Dec 1970

1662                       Bratsberg amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Bratsberg amt becomes Telemark fylke.

Governors
1661 – 1662                Jørgen Jensen Bjelke               (b. 1621 - d. 1696)
1662 – 1669                Johan Frederik von Marschalk       (b. 1618 - d. 1679)

1669 – 1675                Preben von Ahnen                   (b. 1606 - d. 1675)
1675 – 1692                Niels Sørensen
Adeler              (b. 1628 - d. 1694)
1692 – 1710                Henrik Nilsen Adeler               (b. c.1660 - d. 1718)
1710 – 1723                Jacob Lindberg
1724 –  3 Jan 1727         Michael Storm                      (d. 1727)
1727 – 1731                Christian Berg                     (b. 1697 - d. 1731)
1731 – 1744                Henrik Essemann                    (d. 1744)
1744 – 1764                Johan Frederik Brockenhuus von
    (b. 1706 - d. 1764)
                             Løwenhielm    
1764 – 1771                Frederik Georg Adeler
(1st time)   (b. 1736 - d. 1810)
1771 – 1773                Peter Holm                         (b. 1733 - d. 1817)
1773 – 1781                Frederik Georg Adeler
(2nd time)   (s.a.)
1781 – 1788                Frederik Moltke                    (b. 1754 - d. 1836)
1788 – 1798                Jonas Ramus Petersen
              (b. 1748 - d. 1804)
1798 – 1800                Otto Joachim Moltke                (b. 1770 - d. 1853)
1800 - 1803                Johan Henrik Selmer                (b. 1756 - d. 1831)
1803 – 1813                Severin Løvenskiold                (b. 1777 - d. 1856)
1813 - 1838                Frederik Wilhelm baron Wedel
      (b. 1787 - d. 1863)
                             Jarlsberg
1839 - 1846                Carl Valentin Falsen               (b. 1787 - d. 1852)
1846 - 1877                Jørgen Aall                        (b. 1806 - d. 1894)
1877 - 1880                Niels Mathias Rye                  (b. 1824 - d. 1905)
1881 - 1889                Ulrik Frederik Christian Arneberg  (b. 1829 - d. 1911)
1889 - 1898                Otto Benjamin Andreas Aubert       (b. 1841 - d. 1898)
1898 - 1902                Thomas von Westen Engelhart        (b. 1850 - d. 1905)
1902 - 1910                Viggo Ullmann                      (b. 1848 - d. 1910)
1910 - 1932                Guthorm Immanuel Hallager          (b. 1864 - d. 1932)
1933 - 1938                Olaf Hegland                       (b. 1885 - d. 1939)
1939 - 1959                Kornelius Olai Bergsvik            (b. 1889 - d. 1975)
1940 - 1945                Christen Knudsen                   (b. 1873 - d. 1964)
                             (Quisling governor)

1959 - 1969                Tidemann F. Evensen                (b. 1905 - d. 1969)

1969 - 1973                Leif Hjørnevik                     (b. 1910 - d. 1973)
1973 - 1976                Olav Haukvik                       (b. 1928 - d. 1992)
1976 - 1987                Oddvar Berrefjord                  (b. 1918 - d. 1999)
1987 - 1998                Kjell Gotfred Bohlin               (b. 1928 - d. 2011)
 1 Dec 1998 -  1 Jul 2004  Solveig Sollie (f)                 (b. 1939)
 2 Jul 2004 -  2 Jul 2006  Arne Malme (acting)                (b. 1949)
 3 Jul 2006 -              Kari Nordheim-Larsen (f)           (b. 1948)



Trondhjems

26 Feb 1658 - 27 May 1660  Swedish administration of Trondheim (Trondheims län).
1662                       Trondhjems stiftamt.
24 Sep 1804                Divided into Nordre Trondhjems amt and Søndre Trondhjems amt.

Governors
(stiftamtmenn from 1662)
1658 - 1660                Claes Nilsson Stiernsköld          (b. 1617 - d. 1676)
                             (Swedish governor)
1662 - 1665                Claus von Ahlefeldt                (b. 1614 - d. 1674)
1665 - 22 Mar 1674         Ove Bjelke                         (b. 1611 - d. 1674)
1674 - 1687                Joachim Frederik Wind              (b. 1634 - d. 1687)
1687 - 1700                Hans Kaas                          (b. c.1640 - d. 1700)
1700 - Dec 1722            Iver von Ahnen                     (b. 1657 - d. 1722)
1723 - 1726                Christian Reitzer                  (b. 1665 - d. 1736)
1726 - 1735                Jacob Benzon                       (b. 1688 - d. 1775)
1736 - 1744                Christian Ulrik von Nissen         (b. 1691 - d. 1756)
1744 - 1747                Christian de Stockfleth d.y.       (b. 1715 - d. 1750)
1747 - 1766                Frederik Rantzau                   (b. 1747 - d. 1780)
1766 - 1772                Diderik Otto von Grambow           (b. 1732 - d. 1773)
1772                       Georg Christian Oeder              (b. 1728 - d. 1791)
1772 - 1783                Johan Vibe von der Osten           (b. 1708 - d. 1800)
1783 - 1786                Wilhelm Frimann Koren              (b. 1723 - d. 1788)
1786 - 1796                Thorkel Jonsson Fjeldsted          (b. 1741 - d. 1796)
1796 - 1802                Gebhard greve Moltke-Huitfeldt     (b. 1764 - d. 1851)
1802 - 1804                Frederik Adeler d.y.               (b. 1754 - d. 1816)
1804 - 1918                the governors of Søndre Trondhjems amt


Trondhjems amt

1687                       Trondhjems amt.
1804                       Divided into Sør-Trøndelag fylke og Nord-Trøndelag fylke.

Governors
1687 – 1804                the governors of Trondhjems stiftamt


Troms
Flag of Troms
     Adopted 15 Jan 1960
1844                       Tromsø stiftamt and amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Troms fylke.

Governors (stiftamtmenn to 1919)
1844 - 1853                Anton Theodor Harris               (b. 1804 - d. 1866)
1854 - 1857                Carl Frederik Motzfeldt            (b. 1808 - d. 1902)
1858 - 1869                Mathias Bonsach Krogh Nannestad    (b. 1815 - d. 1878)
1869 - 1889                Christian Collett Kjerschow        (b. 1821 - d. 1889)
1889 - 1914                Boye Christian Riis Strøm          (b. 1847 - d. 1930)
1915 - 1920                Klaus Hoel                         (b. 1865 - d. 1923)
1921 - 1928                Otto Backe                         (b. 1874 - d. 1928)
1928 - 1938                Johannes Gerckens Bassøe           (b. 1878 - d. 1962)
1939 - 20 Apr 1940         Gunnar Bjørn Nordbye               (b. 1897 - d. 1940)
20 Apr 1940 - 1945         Hans O. Skotner (acting)
                             (Quisling governor)
1946 - 1953                Arne Aas                           (b. 1890 - d. 1953)
1953 - 1977                Kristian Even Haug                 (b. 1906 - d. 2000)
1977 - 1991                Martin Buvik                       (b. 1923)
1991 - Aug 2000            Leif Arne Heløe                    (b. 1932)
Aug 2000 - Oct 2005        Vilgunn Gregusson                  (b. 1936) 
                             (acting to 1 Mar 2002)
Oct 2005 -                 Svein Ludvigsen                    (b. 1946)



Vest-Agder
Flag of Vest-Agder
            Adopted 12 Dec 1958

1671                       Lister og Mandals amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Lister og Mandals amt becomes Vest-Agder fylke.

Governors
1657                       Hans Juel
1658 - 1661                Lauritz Galtung                    (b. c.1615 - d. 1661)
1662 - 1664                Christoffer Parsberg               (b. 1632 - d. 1671)
1664 - 1670                Mogens Friis                       (b. 1623 - d. 1675)
1671 – c.1675              Robert Hamilton
1677 – c.1681              Jens (Toller) Rosenheim            (b. 1636 - d. 1690)
1681 – 1683               
Daniel Knoff                       (b. 1614 - d. 1687)
1683 – 1685                Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz       (b. 1625 - d. 1685)
1687 – 1692                Claus Røyem                        (b. 1638 - d. 1692)
1692 – c.1699              Jørgen Hansen Burchart

1699 – 1711                Andreas Undall                     (b. 1669 - d. 1728)
1711 – 1718                Povel Juel                         (b. c.1673 - d. 1723)
1718 – 1745                Vilhelm Reesen                     (b. 1675 - d. 1745)
1745 – 1768                Jens Stoud
1768 – 1771                Magnus Theiste                     (b. 1725 - d. 1791)
1771 – 1773                Frederik Georg Adeler              (b. 1736 - d. 1810)
1773 – 1805                Peter Holm                         (b. 1733 - d. 1817)
1805 – 1810                Hans Vilhelm Cederfeld de Simonsen (b. 1737 - d. 1836)
1810 – 1814                Adam Ditlev Wedell-Wedellsborg     (b. 1782 - d. 1827)
1814 - 1815                Ulrik Frederik Anton de Schouboe   (b. 1782 - d. 1863)
1815 - 1836                Oluf Borch de Schouboe             (b. 1777 - d. 1844)
1837 - 1846                Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
1846 - 1852                Carl Valentin Falsen               (b. 1787 - d. 1852)
1852 - 1859                Mathias Bille Kjørboe              (b. 1794 - d. 1859)
1860 - 1871                Niels Petersen Vogt                (b. 1817 - d. 1894)
1871 - 1881                Jakob Krefting Bonnevie            (b. 1814 - d. 1881)
1882 - 1889                Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef      (b. 1819 - d. 1889)
1889 - 1906                Hans Georg Jacob Stang             (b. 1830 - d. 1907)
1907 - 1928                Daniel Bremer Juell Koren          (b. 1858 - d. 1948)
1928 - 1948                Hagbarth Lund                      (b. 1877 - d. 1963)
1941 - 1945                Iver Leuch Elieson                 (d. 1968)
                             (Quisling governor)
1948 - 1954                Alf Frydenberg                     (b. 1896 - d. 1989)

1954 - 1966                Lars Evensen                       (b. 1896 - d. 1969)
1966 - 1982                Bue Fjermeros                      (b. 1912 - d. 2000)
1982 - 1998                Oluf Skarpnes                      (b. 1932)
Dec 1998 -                 Ann-Kristin Olsen (f)              (b. 1945)
 7 Feb 2006 - 28 Jul 2006  Lars Erik Lyngdal                  (b. 1945)
                             (acting for Olsen)



Vestfold
Flag of Vestfold
              Adopted 30 Jan 1970

1662                       Brunla amt.
29 Sep 1671                Jarlsberg and Larvik are arvelige grevskaper (hereditary counties).
1821                       Jarlsberg and Larvik merged as Jarlsberg og Larvik amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Renamed Vestfold fylke.

Governor of Brunla
1662 - 1671                Johan Brockenhuus                  (b. 1614 - d. 1673)
Counts
of Larvik (title Greva av Laurvig)
29 Sep 1671 - 17 Apr 1704  Ulrik Fredrik Gyldenløve           (b. 1638 - d. 1704)
1704 - 18 Sep 1754         Ferdinand Anton Danneskiold-       (b. 1688 - d. 1754)
                             Laurvig
18 Sep 1754 - 12 Aug 1762  Frederik Ludvig Danneskiold-       (b. 1717 - d. 1762)
                             Laurvig
12 Aug 1762 -  9 Apr 1783  Christian Conrad Danneskiold-      (b. 1723 - d. 1783)
                             Laurvig
1783 - 1785                Interregnum
1785 -  9 Oct 1791         Christian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig        (b. 1732 - d. 1791)
 9 Oct 1791 - 1805         Frederik Ahlefeldt-Laurvig         (b. 1760 - d. 1832)
1805 - 26 Aug 1817         the kings of Denmark
Count of Griffenfeld
(title Greva av Griffenfeld)
23 Nov 1673 - 21 Mar 1676  Peder Schumacher Griffenfeld       (b. 1623 - d. 1699)
Counts of Tønsberg (title Greva av Tønsberg)
1676 - 1678                King
Christian V                   (b. 1646 - d. 1699)
1678 -  3 Jan 1684        
Ulrik Fredrik Gyldenløve           (s.a.)
Counts of Jarlsberg (title Greva av Jarlsberg)
 3 Jan 1684 - 21 Dec 1717  Gustav Vilhelm Wedel-Jarlsberg     (b. 1641 - d. 1717)

21 Dec 1717 - 22 Sep 1738  Frederik Anton greve Wedel-        
(b. 1694 - d. 1738)
                             Jarlsberg
22 Sep 1738 - 18 Nov 1776  Frederik Christian Otto Wedel-     (b. 1718 - d. 1776)
                             Jarlsberg
18 Nov 1776 -  7 Apr 1811  Anton Frederik Wedel-Jarlsberg     (b. 1748 - d. 1811)
 7 Apr 1811 - 27 Aug 1840  Herman Wedel Jarlsberg             (b. 1779 - d. 1840)
27 Aug 1840 - 23 Jun 1893  Peder Anker Wedel-Jarlsberg        (b. 1809 - d. 1893)

Governors

1821 - 1829                Georg Jacob Bull                   (b. 1785 - d. 1854)
1829 - 1833                Johan Henrik Rye                   (b. 1787 - d. 1868)

1833 - 1864                Ulrik Frederik Cappelen            (b. 1797 - d. 1864)
1865 - 1882                Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef      (b. 1819 - d. 1889)
1882 - 1902                Carl Johan Michelet                (b. 1826 - d. 1902)
1902 - 1905                Thomas von Westen Engelhart        (b. 1850 - d. 1905)
1905 - 1908                Ulrik Krohn                        (b. 1867 - d. 1944)
1908 - 1924                Abraham Berge                      (b. 1851 - d. 1936)
1924 - 1938                Herman Meinich                     (b. 1868 - d. 1948)
1938 - 1948                Jørgen Gerckens Bassøe             (b. 1878 - d. 1962)
                             (Quisling governor 1940-1942)
1942 - 1944                Halvor P. Hektoen                  (b. 1884 - d. 1960)
                             (Quisling governor)
 1 Jan 1944 - 1945         Christopher A. Lange
                             (Quisling governor)
1948 - 1958                Oscar Fredrik Torp                 (b. 1893 - d. 1958)

1958 - 1964                Gerhard Dahl                       (b. 1905 - d. 1964)
                             (acting for Torp 1948-1958)
1964 - 1979                Olav Redvald Grove
                 (b. 1909 - d. 1997)
1979 - 1988                Odd Vattekar                       (b. 1918 - d. 1992)
1989 -  1 Apr 2010         Mona Røkke (f)                     (b. 1940 - d. 2013)
 1 Apr 2010 -  1 Jun 2010  Bjørn Strandli (acting)            (b. 1950)
 1 Jun 2010 -              Erling Lae                         (b. 1947)






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