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Norwegian Counties 

Counties: Agder - Innlandet - Møre og Romsdal - Nordland - Oslo - Rogaland - Troms og Finnmark - Trøndelag - Vestfold og Telemark - Vestland - Viken - Former Counties: Akershus - Aust-Agder - Bergen - Buskerud - Finnmark - Hedmark - Hordaland - Nord Trøndelag - Oppland - Østfold - Sogn og Fjordane - Sør-Trøndelag - Søndmøre og Nordfjord - Telemark - Troms - Trondhjem  - Vest-Agder - Vestfold - Former Stift: Bergen stift - Hamar stift - Kristiania stift - Kristiansand stift - Tromsø stift - Trondhjem stift -

Note: From 1662, a county was known as an amt and, from 1 Jan 1919, as a fylke. Accordingly the title of a governor was amtmann, then fylkesmann (plural -menn). Before 1919 there were also units called stift (diocese, coextensive with bishoprics), grouping multiple counties, whose governor was a stiftamtmann (diocesan governor)(plural -menn).



Agder

[Adger County (Norway)]
Adopted 1 Jan 2020

 1 Jan 2020                Adger fylke formed by merger of Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder.

Governor
 1 Jan 2020 -              Stein Arve Ytterdahl               (b. 1951)



Akershus

[Flag of Akershus
                        County 1987-2019 (Norway)]
11 Dec 1987 - 31 Dec 2019

1682                       Aggershuus amt
1877                       Renamed Akershus amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Akershus amt becomes Akershus fylke.

 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Buskerud and Østfold as Viken.

Governors 
 9 May 1682 – 26 Sep 1694  Just Justssøn Høeg                 (b. 1640 - d. 1694)
 1 Jan 1695 –  7 Oct 1699  Christian Stockfleth               (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
25 Aug 1699 – 21 Jun 1708  Frederik Gabel                     (b. 1640 - d. 1708)
29 Oct 1708 – 20 Feb 1710  Johan Vibe                         (b. 1637 - d. 1710)
11 Aug 1710 – 12 Sep 1731  Wilhelm de Tonsberg                (b. 1680 - d. 1731)
 6 Oct 1731 – Mar 1734     Lorentz de Reichwein               (b. 1680 - d. 1735)
Mar 1734 - Nov 1735        Peter Vogt (acting)
14 Nov 1735 –  6 Sep 1737  Jacob Benzon (1st time)            (b. 1688 - d. 1775)
15 Nov 1737 – Jan 1740     Peter Neve                         (b. 1684 - d. 1740)
28 Apr 1740 – 11 Sep 1750  Frederik Otto von Rappe            (b. 1679 - d. 1758)
11 Sep 1750 – 10 Jun 1763  Jacob Benzon (2nd time)            (s.a.)

10 Jun 1763 – 1772         Caspar Herman von Storm            (b. 1718 - d. 1777)

30 Jul 1772 – 15 Apr 1773  Diderik Otto von Grambow           (b. 1732 - d. 1773)
16 Sep 1773 -  3 Jan 1774  Gustav Frederik Holck-Winterfeldt  (b. 1733 - d. 1776)
16 Jun 1774 – 16 Jun 1784  Albrecht Philip von Levetzau       (b. 1744 - d. 1817)
16 Jun 1784 –  7 May 1788  Jørgen Erik Skeel                  (b. 1737 - d. 1795)
23 Dec 1789 – 25 Sep 1795  Frederik Moltke                    (b. 1754 - d. 1836)
25 Sep 1795 –  5 Mar 1802  Frederik Julius Kaas (1st time)    (b. 1758 - d. 1827)
31 Mar 1802 – 11 Apr 1809  Gebhard Moltke                     (b. 1764 - d. 1851)
11 Apr 1809 – 10 Jan 1810  Frederik Julius Kaas (2nd time)    (s.a.)
                             (acting)
25 Apr 1810 – 24 Feb 1813  Eggert Christopher Knuth           (b. 1786 - d. 1813)
31 Mar 1813 -  6 Jan 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. 1779 - d. 1853)
1831 - 1837                Niels Arntzen Sem                  (b. 1782 - d. 1859)
1837 - 1839                Hans Christian Petersen            (b. 1793 - d. 1862)
1840 - 1842                Fredrik Riis                       (b. 1789 - d. 1845)
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 - 1943                Ingolf Elseter Christensen         (b. 1872 - d. 1943)
                             (under occupation 1940 - 15 Jul 1941)
1941 - 14 Feb 1942         Eivind Stenersen Blehr (acting)    (b. 1881 - d. 1957)
                             (Quisling governor)
Apr 1942 - 18 Apr 1943     Edvard C. Stenersen (acting)       (b. 1891 - d. 1967)
                             (Quisling governor)
1943 - 30 Jun 1944         Konrad Sundlo                      (b. 1881 - d. 1965)
                             (Quisling governor)
 1 Jul 1944 - 1945         Ole Eberhard Rømcke                (b. 1899 - d. 1968)
                             (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 - 1988                Gunnar Alf Larsen                  (b. 1919 - d. 2003)
1988 - 1989                Geir Engebretsen (acting)          (b. 1952)
1989 - 1998                Kåre Isaachsen Willoch             (b. 1928 - d. 2021)

1998 - 2001                Karin Moe Røisland (f) (acting)    (b. 1944)
2001                       Arne Bardalen (acting)             (b. 1953)
 1 Nov 2001 - 2011         Hans Johan Røsjorde                (b. 1941)
2011 - 31 Dec 2019         Valgerd Svarstad Haugland (f)      (b. 1956)


Kristiania stift

(Akershus amt, Buskeruds amt, Jarlsberg og Larvik amt, Kristiania amt, Smaalenenes amt;
and until 1864 also Hedemarkens amt and Kristians amt)

1664                       Aggershuus stift.
1843                       Aggershuus (Akershus) stift renamed Christiania stift.
1877                       Spelling changed to Kristiania.
 1 Jan 1919                Abolished.

Governors (stiftamtmenn)
1664 – 1679                Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve          (b. 1638 - d. 1704)
1679 – 1681                Erik Ottesen Banner                (b. 1618 - d. 1687)
1682 - 11 Sep 1750         the governors of Aggershuus amt
                           (s.a.)
11 Sep 1750 - 10 Jun 1763  Jacob Benzon
                      (b. 1688 - d. 1775)
10 Jun 1763 - 10 Jan 1810  the governors of Aggershuus amt
                           (s.a.)
10 Jan 1810 - 20 Nov 1812  Marcus Gjøe Rosenkrantz            (b. 1762 - d. 1838)
20 Nov 1812 -  1 Feb 1814  Emanuel Nicolai de Thygeson        (b. 1772 - d. 1860)
1814 - 1815                Poul Christian Holst (acting)      (b. 1776 - d. 1863)
1815 - 1842                the governors of Aggershuus amt
                           (s.a.)
1840 - 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                Niels Rye                          (b. 1824 - d. 1905)
1905 - 1917                Otto Albert Blehr                  (b. 1847 - d. 1927)
1917 - 31 Dec 1918         Andreas Tostrup Urbye (acting)     (b. 1869 - d. 1955)


Gudbrandsdalen og Hedemarkens

1687                       Gudbrandsdalen og Hedemarkens amt (split from
                             Aggershuus (
Akershus) stift.
1694                       Re-incorporated into
Aggershuus (Akershus) stift.

Governor
26 Feb 1687 - 14 Oct 1692  Ove Lange                          (b. 1648 - d. 1692)
14 Oct 1692 - 1694         Vacant


Kristiansand stift: see under Oslo



Aust-Agder

[Flag of Aust-Agder
                        County 1958-2019 (Norway)]12 Dec 1958 - 31 Dec 2019

1669                       Agdesiden amt.
1671
                       Nedenes amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Nedenes amt becomes Aust-Agder fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Vest-Agder into Agder fylke.

Governors 
1669 – 1679                the governors of Kristiansand

                           (Agdesiden) stift

1680 –  1 Oct 1681         Jens Toller Rosenheim              (b. 1636 - d. 1690)
29 Oct 1681 – 1690         Jørgen Müller                      (b. 1648 - d. 1690)
1691 – 1815                the governors of 
Kristiansan
                           (Agdesiden)
stift
1812 - 1815                Oluf Borch de Schouboe             (b. 1777 - d. 1844)

16 Mar 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 Christian Grove Prebensen  (b. 1850 - d. 1938) 
1906 - 1908                Sigurd Lambrechts                  (b. 1863 - d. 1941)
1908 - 1916                Sven Aarrestad                     (b. 1850 - d. 1942)
1917 - 1922                Hans Thomas Knudtzon               (b. 1857 - d. 1921)
Mar 1922 - 24 Jan 1942     Jonas Pedersen                     (b. 1871 - d. 1953)
                            
(under occupation from 9 Apr 1940)
29 Jan 1942 -  7 May 1945  Hans Henrik Petersen               (b. 1886 - d. 1969)
                             (Quisling governor)
 8 May 1945 -  1 Dec 1945  Eilif Løvrak Holmesland (acting)   (b. 1896 - d. 1959)
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 - d. 2019)
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 - 31 Dec 2015  Øystein Djupedal                   (b. 1960)
 1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2019  Stein Arve Ytterdahl               (b. 1951)



Buskerud

[Flag of Buskerud
                        County 1966-2019 (Norway)]
1 Apr 1966 - 31 Dec 2019

1675                       Eiker amt.
1679
                       Buskeruds amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Buskeruds amt becomes Buskerud fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Akershus and Østfold as Viken fylke.

Governors 
 
6 Aug 1675 - 1679         Ove Lange                          (b. 1648 - d. 1692)
10 Oct 1679 –  1 Jan 1695  Matthias de Tonsberg
              (b. 1638 - d. 1705)
 1 J
an 1695 - 1719         Poul Glud                          (b. 1661 - d. 1719)
1719 - 24 May 1760         Just Must                          (b. 1691 - d. 1760)
14 Jun 1760 -  4 Jan 1788  Andreas Fjeldsted                  (b. 1717 - d. 1788)
12 Mar 1788 - 29 Mar 1803  Herman Leopoldus Lange             (b. 1734 - d. 1803)
17 Jun 1803 - 19 May 1806  Emanuel Rafn (Ravn)                (b. 1765 - d. 1806)
31 Oct 1806 – 30 Mar 1813  Hermann lensgreve Wedel Jarlsberg  (b. 1779 - d. 1840)
30 Mar 1813 -  2 Mar 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 -  9 May 1945         Jens Falentinsen Hundseid          (b. 1883 - d. 1965)
                             (under occupation from 10 Apr 1940,
                            
Quisling governor from Sep 1940)
1945 - 1950                Nils Nilsen Thune (acting to 1946) (b. 1890 - d. 1950)
1950 - 19 Oct 1962         Arnold Gerhard Dybsjord            (b. 1897 - d. 1962)
1962 -  6 Apr 1977         Olaf Fredrik Watnebryn             (b. 1908 - d. 1977)
1977 - 1979                Gunnar Alf Larsen                  (b. 1919 - d. 2003)
1979 - 1989                Ragnar Karl Viktor Christiansen    (b. 1922 - d. 2019)
1989 - 1999                Leif Haraldseth                    (b. 1929 - d. 2019)
1999 - 30 Sep 2013         Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl (f)          (b. 1943)
1999 - 2001                Jon Arvid Lea (acting for Grøndahl)(b. 1948)
 1 Oct 2013 - 31 Dec 2018  Helen Oddveig Bjørnøy (f)          (b. 1954)
 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019  Valgerd Svarstad Haugland (f)      (b. 1956)



Finnmark

[Flag of Finnmark County
                      1967-2019 (Norway)]
6 Jan 1967 - 31 Dec 2019
1661                       Vardøhus amt.
1684                       Finmarkens amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Finnmark fylke.
25 Oct 1944 - 25 Sep 1945  Allied (Soviet) occupation of Finnmark county
                             east of the Tana River and Fjord.

 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Troms into Troms og Finnmark fylke.

Governors

1661 -  2 Jun 1666         Christoffer Orning                 (b. 1617 - d. 1676)
 
2 Jun 1666 - 17 Oct 1667  Frederik Schiort                   (b. 1614 - d. 1674)
1668 – 1680                Otte Hansen Bielke
1680 –  8 Jul 1682         the governor of Nordlandene amt
 8 Jul 1682 –  5 Sep 1684  the magistrates of Bergen
 5 Sep 1684 - 1700         Hans Hansen Lilienskiold           (b. 1650 - d. 1703)

22 Jan 1701 - 1716         Erik Matssøn Lorch (Lorich)        (b. 1647 - d. 1717)
12 Oct 1716 - 20 Jul 1718  Jacob Møinichen                    (b. 1680 - d. c.1718)
 1 Oct 1718 - 1721         Nikolai Friese (Nicolas Friis)     (d. c.1721)
28 Oct 1721 - 28 Aug 1729  Peter Siedelmann                   (d. 1729)
29 Oct 1729 - 28 May 1738  Henrik Frimann                     (b. 1678 - d. 1738)
 9 Sep 1738 - 10 Aug 1750  Rasmus Kjeldsøn                    (b. 1701 - d. 1753)
1750                       Peter Schnitler                    (b. 1690 - d. 1751)
                            
(appointed, did not take office)
28 Sep 1750 - 22 Feb 1757  Mathias Collett                    (b. 1708 - d. 1759)
22 Feb 1757 -  5 Jan 1768  Gunder Gundersen Hammer            (b. 1725 - d. 1772)
 5 Jan 1768 - 26 Oct 1771  Eiler Hagerup                      (b. 1736 - d. 1795)
22 Apr 1772 - 16 Nov 1778  Thorkel Jonsson Fjeldsted          (b. 1741 - d. 1796)
16 Nov 1778 - 13 Jun 1787  Christen Heiberg                   (b. 1737 - d. 1801)
13 Jun 1787 - 26 Mar 1800  Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt           (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
 7 May 1800 -  4 May 1806  Martin Andreas Unmack              (b. 1754 - d. 1806)
30 Jan 1807 - 22 Jul 1811  Hilmar Meincke Krogh               (b. 1776 - d. 1851)
22 Oct 1811 - 23 Dec 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 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 - 17 Jun 1941         Hans Julius Gabrielsen (1st time)  (b. 1891 - d. 1965)
                             (under occupation 10 Jun 1940 - 17 Jun 1941,
                             German prisoner 17 Jun 1941 - 8 May 1945)

17 Jun 1941 - 1944         Thor Bekeng
                       (b. 1905 - d. 1977)
                             (Quisling governor
)
Oct 1944 - May 1945        Johan Andreas Lippestad            (b. 1902 - d. 1961)
                             (first governor)
                           + J
onas Lie (second governor)      (b. 1899 - d. 1945)
                           (Quisling acting governors)
14 Nov 1944 - 1948         Hans Julius Gabrielsen (2nd time)  (s.a.)
                             (German prisoner to 8 May 1945)
14 Nov 1944 - Sep 1945     Peder Holt                         (b. 1899 - d. 1963)
                             (acting for Gabrielsen)
Sep 1945 - Nov 1945        Erling Norvik                      (b. 1899 - d. 1964)
                             (acting for
Gabrielsen)
1948 - 24 Mar 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 (acting)              (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 - 30 Sep 2016  Gunnar Kjønnøy                     (b. 1947)
 1 Oct 2016 - 15 Oct 2018  Ingvild Aleksandersen (f)          (b. 1968)
15 Oct 2018 - 31 Dec 2018  Stian Lindgård (acting)            (b. 1968)
 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019  Elisabeth Vik Aspaker (f)          (b. 1962)

Commander of the Soviet 14th Army in Finnmark
25 Oct 1944 - 25 Feb 1945  Vladimir Ivanovich Shcherbakov     (b. 1901 - d. 1981)


Hamar stift

(Hedemarkens amt, Kristians amt)

1864                       Hamar stift separated from Christiania stift.
 
1 Jan 1919                Abolished.

Diocesan Governors (stiftamtmenn)
1864 – 31 Dec 1918         the governors of Hedemarkens amt



Hedmark

[Flag of Hedmark County
                        1987-2019 (Norway)]
6 Feb 1987 - 31 Dec 2019
11 Apr 1781                Hedemarkens amt split from Oplandenes amt (see Oppland).
 1 Jan 1919                Hedemarkens amt becomes Hedmark fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Oppland into Innlandet fylke.

Governors
Feb 1781 – Aug 1781        Johan Arndt Jentoft (acting)       (b. 1729 - d. bf.1801)
27 Apr 1781 -  1 Apr 1789  Ditlev von Pentz                   (b. 1744 - d. 1821)

10 Jun 1789 - 31 Mar 1802  Andreas Høyer (acting to ... 1789) (b. 1742 - d. 1817)

31 Mar 1802 - 214 Oct 1804 Nicolai Emanuel de Thygeson        (b. 1772 - d. 1860)
19 Dec 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 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                    (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)
                             (under occupation 18 Apr 1940 - 25 Jan 1942,
                             German prisoner 14 Apr - 17 Oct 1942)
25 Jan 1942 - 1943         Ole Vries Hassel                   (b. 1894 – d. 1984)
                             (Quisling governor)
1943 - 1945                Halvor Pedersen Hektoen            (b. 1884 - d. 1960)
                             (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)
11 Mar 1981 - 17 Mar 1994  Odvar Nordli                       (b. 1927 - d. 2018)
1994 - 22 Aug 1996         Kjell Borgen                       (b. 1939 - d. 1996)
1996 - 31 Dec 2018         Sigbjørn Johnsen                   (b. 1950)
1996 - 1997                Ola Skjølaas (acting)              (b. 1941 - d. 2006)
Apr 1997 - Oct 1997        Jon Arvid Lea (acting for Johnsen) (b. 1948)

Oct 2009 - 15 Feb 2010     Tormod Wilhelm Karlstrøm
          (b. 1944)
                             (acting for Johnsen)
15 Feb 2010 - 2013         Sylvia Brustad (f)                 (b. 1966)
                             (acting for Johnsen)
 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019  Knut Storberget                    (b. 1964)



Hordaland

[Flag of Hordaland
                        County 1961-2019 (Norway)]
1 Dec 1961 - 31 Dec 2019
1681                       Bergenhus amt
1763                       Bergenhus amt divided into Nordre Bergenhus amt
                             and
Søndre Bergenhus amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Søndre Bergenhus amt becomes Hordaland fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with
Sogn og Fjordane into into Vestland fylke.

Governors
13 Dec 1681 - 10 Oct 1690  Laurids Lindenow                   (b. 1650 - d. 1690)
17 Mar 1691 - 1696         Hans Nielsen                       (b. c.1630 - d. 1696)   
1696 - 1702                Axel Rosenkrantz                   (b. 1670 - d. 1723)
1702
- 31 Mar 1704         Christian de Stockfleth d.e.       (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
10 May 1704 -  6 Dec 1704  Mathias de Tonsberg                (b. 1638 - d. 1705)
 6 Dec 1704 - 11 Aug 1710  Vilhelm de Tonsberg                (b. 1680 - d. 1731)
29 Sep 1710 -  9 Apr 1711  Edvard Hammond                     (b. 1688 - d. 1711)
 1 Jun 1711 - 14 May 1728  Andreas Undall                     (b. 1669 - d. 1728)
31 Aug 1728 - 25 Feb 1732  Wilhelm August von der Osten       (b. 1697 - d. 1764)
25 Feb 1732 - 1738         Ulrik Kaas                         (b. 1677 - d. 1746)
 3 Jul 1738 -  3 Apr 1741  Christian Bagger                   (b. 1692 - d. 1741)
12 Dec 1741 - 26 Sep 1749  Christian Møinichen                (b. 1683 - d. 1749)
1743 - 1744                Jonas Lym (acting for Møinichen)   (b. 1679 - d. 1760)
18 Nov 1749 - 1766         Ulrik Frederik de Cicignon         (b. 1698 - d. 1772)
13 May 1766 -  8 Feb 1768  Jørgen Erik Skeel                  (b. 1737 - d. 1795)
12 Apr 1768 - 1772         Christian Petersen                 (b. 1701 - d. 1775)
15 Jul 1772 - 16 Jun 1774  Albrecht Philip von Levetzau       (b. 1744 - d. 1817)
 7 Jul 1774 - 24 Mar 1789  Christian de Schouboe              (b. 1737 - d. 1789)
 1 Jul 1789 - 18 Jun 1802  Frederik Hauch
                    (b. 1754 - d. 1839)
18 Jun 1802 - 27 Feb 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)
                             (under occupation 9 Apr 1940 - 25 Jul 1941)
1941                       Ketil Gjerløv Fleischer Harnoll    (b. 1909 - d. 1974)
                             (Quisling governor)
1941 -  1 Jul 1944         Christian Astrup                   (b. 1909 - d. 1983)

                             (Quisling governor)
 1 Jul 1944 - May 1945     Ole Eberhard Rømcke                (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 - d. 2012)
1998 -  1 Apr 2010         Svein Alsaker                      (b. 1940)
 1 Apr 2010 -  1 Jun 2010  Rune Fjeld (acting)                (b. 1951)
 1 Jun 2010 - 31 Dec 2019  Lars Sponheim                      (b. 1957)
             


Bergen

[Bergen County to 1972
                      (Norway)] Adopted 15 Aug 1924

1831                       Bergen amt separated from Søndre Bergenhus.
 
1 Jan 1919                Becomes Bergen fylke.
1972                       Merged with Horadland.

Governors
1831 - 1972                the governors of Søndre Bergenhus/
                           Hordaland
(s.a.)


Bergen stift

(Nordre Bergenhus amt, Søndre Bergenhus amt, Bergen amt, part of Romsdals amt; and
until 1844, also included Finmarkens amt, Nordlandenes amt, and Tromsø amt)

1662                       Bergenhus (later Bergen) stift.
 1 Jan 1919                Abolished.

Diocesan Governors (stiftamtmenn)
1662 – 1665                Ove Bjelke                         (b. 1611 - d. 1674)
1665 – 1666                Claus von Ahlefeldt                (b. 1614 - d. 1674) 
23 Mar 1666 – 15 May 1667  Georg Reichwein                    (b. 1593 - d. 1667) 
1667 – Aug 1669            Hans Hansen Lillienskiold d.e.     (b. 1610 - d. 1681)
                             (1st time) 
 2 Aug 1669 – 16 Mar 1679  Johan Frederik von Marschalck      (b. 1618 - d. 1679)
1679 –  5 Nov 1681         Hans Hansen Lillienskiold d.e.     (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) 
13 Dec 1681 – 1699         Christian Gyldenløve, greve af     (b. 1674 - d. 1703)
                            
Samsøe 
 7 Oct 1699 – 31 Mar 1704  Christian Stockfleth d.e.          (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
10 May 1704 - 25 Feb 1732  the governors of Bergenhus (s.a.)
25 Feb 1732 - 1738         U
lrik Kaas                         (b. 1677 - d. 1746) 
1738 - 1831                the governors of Bergenhus/Søndre
                           Bergenhus (s.a.)
1829 - 1834                G
eorg Jacob Bull                   (b. 1785 - d. 1854)
1834 - 1852                E
dvard Hagerup                     (b. 1781 - d. 1853)
1852 - 1859                J
ens Schydtz                       (b. 1792 - d. 1859)
1859 - 1875                Paul Meyer Smit                    (b. 1813 - d. 1875)
1875 - 1884                Nicolai Ditlev Ammon Ræder         (b. 1817 - d. 1884)
1884 - 1907                Justin Gottfried Andreas Hoffmann  (b. 1836 - d. 1907)
1907 - 31 Dec 1918         the governors of Søndre Bergenhus
                           (s.a.)


Innlandet

[Innlandet County (Norway)]
Adopted 1 Jan 2020

 1 Jan 2020                Innlandet fylke formed by merger of Oppland and Hedmark.

Governor
 1 Jan 2020 -         &nbbsp;    Knut Storberget                    (b. 1964)



Møre og Romsdal

[Flag of Møre og Romsdal
                        County (Norway)]Adopted 15 Mar 1978
1671                       Romsdal og Nordmøre amt.
1689                       Renamed Romsdals amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Romsdals amt becomes Møre fylke.
 1 Jul 1935                Renamed Møre og Romsdal.

Governors
 
4 Oct 1671 – 12 Jun 1675  Christian Lindenow                 (b. 1632 - d. 1675) 
12 Jun 1675 – Dec 1677     Fredrik von Offenberg              (b. 1610 - d. 1677)
12 Nov 1678 – 1691         Jonas Lillienskiold                (b. 1651 - d. 1691)
25 Jul 1691 –  9 Oct 1700  Iver von Ahnen                     (b. 1657 - d. 1722)
 7 Jan 1702 – 12 Jan 1703  Hans Lilienskiold                  (b. 1650 - d. 1703)
23 Dec 1704 – 27 Oct 1719  Hans Hanssen Nobel d.e.            (b. 1657 - d. 1732)
1720 – Aug 1729            Erik Must                          (b. 1683 - d. 1729)
29 Aug 1729 – 1730         Michael Worm                       (b. 1707 - d. ....)
1730 – 14 May 1742         Christian Sørensen Solgaard
        (b. 1687 - d. 1742)
 2 Jul 1742 – 11 Jun 1751  Christian Ulrich Tønder            (b. 1699 - d. 1751)
11 Aug 1751 – 26 Aug 1773  Nils Krog Collin                   (b. 1718 - d. 1782)
11 Aug 1751 – 14 Jun 1760  Andreas Fjeldsted                  (b. 1717 - d. 1788)
14 Jun 1760 - 26 Aug 1773  Niels Krog Collin                  (b. 1736 - d. 1797)
26 Aug 1773 – 22 Feb 1800  Even Hammer                        (b. 1732 - d. 1800)

26 Mar 1800 - 28 Jul 1811  Ole Hannibal Sommerfeldt           (b. 1753 - d. 1821)
18 Sep 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 -  6 Apr 1906         Alexander Lange Kielland           (b. 1849 - d. 1906)
1906 - 13 Dec 1913         Birger Kildal                      (b. 1849 - d. 1913)
1914 - 1928                Oddmund Vik                        (b. 1858 - d. 1930)
1928 - 30 Jun 1941         Trygve Utheim (1st time)           (b. 1884 - d. 1952)
                             (under occupation 1 May 1940 - 30 Jun 1941)
1933 - 1935                .... (acting for Utheim)

1941 - 1945                Erling Kvadsheim                   (b. 1885 - d. 1958)
                             (Quisling governor)
1945 - 15 Jun 1952         Trygve Utheim (2nd time)           (s.a.)
May 1945 - 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 - d. 2015)
1972 - 1977                Kåre Ellingsgård                   (b. 1926 - d. 2017)
1977 -  1 Jan 2002         Alv Jacob Fostervoll               (b. 1932 - d. 2015)
 1 Jan 2002 -  1 Oct 2009  Ottar Befring                      (b. 1939)
 1 Oct 2009 - 31 Dec 2018  Lodve Solholm                      (b. 1949)
 1 Jan 2019 - 30 Sep 2021  Rigmor Brøste (f)(acting)          (b. 1965)
 1 Oct 2021 -              Else-May Norderhus (f)             (b. 1973)



Nord-Trøndelag

[Flag of Nord-Trøndelag
                        County 1957-2017 (Norway)]
8 Mar 1957- 31 Dec 2017
24 Sep 1804                Nordre Trondhjems amt created from Trondhjems amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Nordre Trondhjems amt becomes Nord-Trøndelag fylke.
 1 Jan 2018                Merged with Sør-Trøndelag fylke into 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.)
11 Nov 1927 - 15 Jan 1944  Håkon Martin Five                  (b. 1880 - d. 1944)
                             (under occupation 3 May 1940-30 Jun 1941)
30 Jun 1941 - 1945         Torbjørn Eggen                     (b. 1906 - d. 1984)

                             (Quisling governor)

1945                       Bent Berger (acting)               (b. 1898 - d. 1985)
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 - 30 Sep 2017  Inge Ryan                          (b. 1956)
 1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017  Gerd Janne Kristoffersen (f)       (b. 1952)
                             (acting)



Nordland

[Flag of Nordland County
                        (Norway)]Adopted 15 Jan 1965
1668                       Nordlandenes amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Nordland fylke.
 1 Jan 1995 -              Nordland governors also governors of Jan Mayen.

Governors
1668 - 16 Jun 1669         Preben von Ahnen                   (b. 1606 - d. 1675)
16 Jun 1669 –  6 Mar 1686  Knud Gjedde                        (b. c.1635 - d. 1707)
 6 Mar 1686 – 1691         Christian Kruse                    (b. 1636 - d. 1699)
10 Oct 1691 –  1 Jun 1694  Peter Christoffersen Tønder        (b. 1641 - d. 1694)
 7 Jul 1694 – Mar 1703     Christoffer Heidemann              (b. c.1623 - d. 1703)
24 Apr 1703 – Jan 1704     Frederik Splet                     (b. 16.. - d. 1704)
12 Apr 1704 – 1755         Ove Sørensen Schjelderup           (b. 1674 - d. 1759)
1755 – 26 May 1767         Hans Hagerup de Gyldenpalm         (b. 1717 - d. 1781)
 8 Jun 1767 – 18 Dec 1771  P
eter Holm                         (b. 1733 - d. 1817)
18 Feb 1771 - 1789         Joachim de Knagenhielm             (b. 1727 - d. 1796)
 8 Jul 1789 -  5 Aug 1811  Christian Torber Hegge             (b. 1743 - d. 1818)
 
5 Aug 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)
                            
(under occupation 31 May 1940 - 1 Aug 1941)
Aug 1941 - 1942            Per von Hirsch                     (b. 1902 - d. 1987)
                             (Quisling governor
)
15 Sep 1942 - 1945         Karl Ludvig Nøstvik                (b. 1895 - d. 1992)
                             (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 - 2007                Åshild Hauan (f)                   (b. 1941 - d. 2017)
 7 Jun 1991 -  1 Sep 1993  Davis Idin Pareli Johansen         (b. 1926 - d. 2020)
                            
(acting for Hauan)
 
1 Jan 2007 - 31 Dec 2007  Ola Bjerkaas (acting)              (b. 1952)
 1 Jan 2008 - 31 Dec 2018  Hill-Marta Solberg (f)             (b. 1951)
 1 Jan 2008 - 31 Oct 2009  Ola Bjerkaas                       (s.a.)
                             (acting for Solberg)
 2 Jan 2019 -         &nbbsp;    Tom Cato Karlsen                   (b. 1974)



Oppland
[Flag of Oppland County
                        1989-2019 (Norway)]18 May 1989 - 31 Dec 2019
1757                       Oplandenes amt split from Aggershuus amt.
1781                       Split into Christians amt and
Hedemarkens amt (s.a.)
1877                       Spelling changed to Kristians amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Kristians amt becomes Opland fylke.
1949                       Renamed Oppland.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Hedmark into Innlandet fylke.

Governors
22 Feb 1757 – 23 Apr 1759  Mathias Collett                     (b. 1708 - d. 1759)
22 Jan 1760 – 12 Apr 1768  Christian Petersen                  (b. 1701 - d. 1775)
29 Jul 1768 –  4 Apr 1781  Christian Frederik Holck            (b. 1734 - d. 1781)
27 Apr 1781 - 30 May 1811  Christian Sommerfeldt               (b. 1746 - d. 1811)
28 Jul 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)
                             (under occupation 9 Apr 1940 - 25 Jul 1941)
1941 - 1945                Arve Nilsen Frøisland
               (b. 1885 - d. 1983)
                             (Quisling governor)
 1 Jul 1948 - 1960         Hans Julius 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 - d. 2022)
2001 - 2015                Kristin Hille Valla (f)             (b. 1944)
 
2 Feb 2015 - 31 Dec 2018  Christl Kvam (f)                    (b. 1962)
 4 Mar 2016 - 31 Dec 2018  Sigurd Tremoen (acting for Kvam)    (b. 1965)
 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019  Knut Storberget                     (b. 1964)



Oslo
 
[Flag of Oslo
                          County to 2002 (Norway)]
1924 - 2002
[Flag of Oslo
                          County (Norway)]
Adopted 2002

1842                       Christiania amt separated from Aggershuus.
1877                       Spelling changed to Kristiania.
 1 Jan 1919                Kristiania stiftamt becomes Kristiania fylke.
 1 Jan 1925                Renamed Oslo fylke.

Governors 
1842 - 1918                the governors of Akershus (s.a.)
1918 - 1923                Håkon Løken (acting)               (b. 1859 - d. 1923)
1924 - 31 Dec 2019         the governors of Akershus (s.a.)
 1 Jan 2020 -              the governors of Viken(s.b.)


Kristiansand stift

(Bratsberg amt, Lister og Mandal amt, Nedenes amt, Stavanger amt)

1662                       Stavanger stiftamt (of Stavanger amt, Bratsberg amt, and Agdesiden
                            
amt; [in 1671 Agdesiden amt], is divided into Lister og Mandal
                             amt and Nedenes amt in 1669).
 
6 May 1682                Renamed Christianssand (seat of the stift moved).
1877                       Spelling of Christianssand changed to Kristianssand.
1889                       Spelling changed to Kristiansand.
 1 Jan 1919                Abolished.


Diocesan Governors (Stiftamtmenn)
1662 - 1671                Henrik Below                       (d. 1674)
 4 Oct 1671 – 11 Dec 1679  Ove Juul (Juel)                    (b. 1615 - d. 1688)
1680 - 1682                Jens (Toller) Rosenheim (acting)   (b. 1636 - d. 1690)
1682 – 23 Aug 1685         Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz       (b. 1628 - d. 1685)
1685 –  1 Jan 1695         Christian Stockfleth               (b. 1639 - d. 1704)
                             (absent to 1692)
1685 - 1692                Claus Røyem                        (b. 1638 - d. 1692)
                             (acting for Stokfleth)
1695 – 17 Feb 1700         Mathias de Tonsberg                (b. 1640 - d. 1705)
17 Feb 1700 –  1 Apr 1711  Christian Frederik Pogwisch        (b. c.1650 - d. 1711)
                             (Powisch)
20 Apr 1711 –  8 Feb 1718  Henrik Adeler                      (b. 1660 - d. 1718)
30 May 1718 –  4 Oct 1728  Johan Sigismund Hassius Lillienpalm(b. 1664 - d. 1729)
 8 Nov 1728 – 11 Dec 1730  Alexander Frederik Møsting         (b. 1680 - d. 1737)
11 Dec 1730 – 27 May 1738  Johan Albrecht With                (b. 1683 - d. 1754)
27 May 1738 – 20 Apr 1742  Carl Juel                          (b. 1706 - d. 1767)
20 Apr 1742 – 10 Feb 1746  Heinrich von Reuss                 (b. 1707 - d. 1783)
10 Feb 1746 –  9 Feb 1751  Joachim Hartvig Johan von Barner   (b. 1699 - d. 1768)
 9 Feb 1751 – 28 Dec 1766  Frederik Adeler                    (b. 1700 - d. 1766)
1767                       Gustav Frederik Holck-Winterfeldt  (b. 1733 - d. 1776)
                             (acting)
26 Mar 1767 – 19 Feb 1781  Hans Hagerup Gyldenpalm            (b. 1717 - d. 1781)
 9 Apr 1781 –  9 Jan 1788  Frederik Georg Adeler              (b. 1736 - d. 1810)
 9 Jan 1788 – 23 Dec 1789  Frederik Moltke                    (b. 1754 - d. 1836)
23 Dec 1789 – 12 Feb 1800  Hans Christoph Diderik Victor      (b. 1754 - d. 1829)
                             von Levetzow
26 Feb 1800 – 15 Oct 1804  Otto Joachim Moltke                (b. 1770 - d. 1853)
24 Oct 1804 –  3 Jun 1809  Emanuel de Thygeson                (b. 1772 - d. 1860)
 7 May 1810 - 26 Nov 1811  Hans Vilhelm Cederfeld de Simonsen (b. 1777 - d. 1836)
30 Mar 1812 – 1836         Oluf 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                Nils Petersen Vogt                 (b. 1817 - d. 1894)
1871 – 1881                Jakob Kraefting Bonnevie           (b. 1814 - d. 1881)
1882 – 1889                Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef      (b. 1819 - d. 1889)
1889 – 1906                Jacob Stang                        (b. 1830 - d. 1907)
1907 – 31 Dec 1918         Daniel Bremer Juell Koren          (b. 1858 - d. 1948)



Østfold
[Flag of Østfold County
                        1958-2019 (Norway)]
26 Sep 1958 - 31 Dec 2019
1671                       Smaalenenes amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Smaalenenes amt becomes Østfold fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Buskerud and Østfold as Viken fylke.

Governors
 4 Oct 1671 –  4 Nov 1673  Erik Ottesen Banner til Tyberg     (b. 1618 - d. 1687)

 4 Nov 1673 – 23 Jul 1687  Hans J
ørgensen Kaas                (b. 1640 - d. 1700)
23 Jul 1687 – 21 Sep 1700  Ambrosius Charisius                (b. 1644 - d. 1700)
16 Oct 1700 –  3 Nov 1703  Casper Gottlob Moltke              (b. 1668 - d. 1728)
 3 Nov 1703 – 23 Apr 1740  Niels Werenskiold                  (b. 1669 - d. 1741)
23 Apr 1740 –  1 Aug 1743  Henning Frimann                    (b. 1681 - d. 1743)

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

1768 – 12 Nov 1781         Henrik Lachmann                    (b. 1738 - d. 1797)
12 Nov 1781 –  1 Jul 1789  Frederik Hauch                     (b. 1754 - d. 1839)
 1 Jul 1789 – 1794         Johan Christian Hauch              (b. 1760 - d. 1819)
10 Dec 1794 – 19 Dec 1804  Andreas Hofgaard                   (b. 1748 - d. 1811)
19 Dec 1804 –  9 Jan 1810  Marcus Gjøe Rosenkrantz            (b. 1762 - d. 1838)
 9 Jan 1810 –  2 Mar 1814  Mathias Otto Leth Sommerhjelm      (b. 1764 - d. 1827)
28 Nov 1814 -  8 Nov 1830  Valentin Christian Wilhelm Sibbern (b. 1779 - d. 1853)
 1 Jan 1831 - 23 Sep 1846  Gregers Winther Wulfsberg          (b. 1780 - d. 1846)
                             (acting to 30 Mar 1831)
27 Jan 1847 - 15 Mar 1855  Christian Birch-Reichenwald        (b. 1814 - d. 1891)
 6 Aug 1855 - 17 May 1880  Carl Sibbern                       (b. 1809 - d. 1880)
31 Jan 1881 - 29 Nov 1890  Johan Lauritz Rasch                (b. 1829 - d. 1901)
 6 Mar 1891 -  1 Apr 1905  Ulrik Frederik Christian Arneberg  (b. 1829 - d. 1911)

 1 Apr 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)
 1 Apr 1940 - 1951         Lyder Døscher Bull                 (b. 1881 - d. 1959)
                             (under occupation 13 Apr 1940 - 1 Dec 1941)
 1 Dec 1941 - 1945         Hans Solgaard Jacobsen             (b. 1901 - d. 1980)
                             (Quisling governor)
1951 - 15 Jun 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                       Lise Beret Sandereid (f)(acting)   (b. 1943)
 1 Jan 2004 - 31 Dec 2015  Anne Enger Lahnstein (f)           (b. 1949)
                             (from 2 Oct 2006, Anne Enger)
 1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2018  Trond Rønningen                    (b. 1968)
 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019  Valgerd Svarstad Haugland (f)      (b. 1956)



Rogaland

[Flag of Rogaland County
                        (Norway)]
Adopted 11 Jan 1974
1671                       Stavanger amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Stavanger amt becomes Rogaland fylke.

Governors
1671 – Oct 1673            Henrik Below                       (d. 1674)
 
8 Oct 1673 – 1684         Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz       (b. 1628 - d. 1685)
1684 –  6 May 1687         Daniel Danielsen Knoff             (b. 1648 - d. 1703)
14 Jun 1687 – 17 Feb 1700  Christian Frederik Pogwisch        (b. c.1650 - d. 1711)
                             (Powisch)
17 Feb 1700 – 29 Sep 1710  Edvard Hammond                     (b. c.1668 - d. 1711)

29 Sep 1710 – 1714         Ulrik Christian Messe              (b. 16.. - d. 1714)
 
7 May 1714 – 1726         Hans Nobel d.y.                    (b. 1657 - d. 1732)
 
2 Apr 1726 –  2 Jun 1746  Bendix Christian de Fine           (b. 1696 - d. 1746)
15 Aug 1746 –  4 Oct 1761  Henrik Wilhelm Tillisch            (b. 1720 - d. 1761)
24 May 1762 – 1767         Henrik Lachmann                    (b. 1738 - d. 1797)
 
5 Jan 1768 – 18 Oct 1772  Gunder Hammer                      (b. 1725 - d. 1772)
 
3 Dec 1772 –  5 Jul 1781  Vilhelm Mathias Skeel              (b. 1746 - d. 1817)
 
5 Jul 1781 –  9 Nov 1785  Peter Frederik Ulrik Benzon        (b. 1760 - d. 1840)
 
9 Nov 1785 – 20 Mar 1799  Frederik Otto Scheel               (b. 1748 - d. 1803)
 
8 May 1799 – 29 May 1810  Ulrich Wilhelm Koren               (b. 1747 - d. 1826)
29 May 1810 – 30 Mar 1812  Oluf Borch de Schouboe             (b. 1777 - d. 1844)
 
7 May 1812 – 21 Apr 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. 1936)
1932 - 25 Jul 1941         John Norem (1st time)              (b. 1888 - d. 1976)
                            
(under occupation from 9 Apr 1940)
Jul 1941 - May 1945        Alf Skjegstad Krog
(acting)        (b. 1895 - d. 19..)
                             (Quisling governor)
 
8 May 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 -  1 Oct 1993         Harald Torfinn Thune (1st time)    (b. 1952)                  
                             (acting for Aasland)
18 Oct 2007 - 20 Mar 2012  Harald Torfinn Thune (2nd time)    (s.a.)        
                             (acting for Aasland)
 
1 Nov 2013 - 30 Jun 2019  Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa (f)       (b. 1948)
 1 Jul 2019 -              Lone Merethe Solheim (f) (acting)  (b. 1964)



Sogn og Fjordane

[Flag of Sogn og
                        Fjordane County (Norway)]
Adopted 23 Sep 1983
1763                       Nordre Bergenhus amt split from part of Bergenhus amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Becomes Sogn og Fjordane fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Hordaland into Vestland fylke.

Governors
19 Sep 1763 - 18 Feb 1771  Joachim de Knagenhielm             (b. 1727 - d. 1796)
18 Feb 1771 - 23 Nov 1779  Magnus Theiste                     (b. 1725 - d. 1791)  
 8 May 1780 - 27 Apr 1781  Ditlev von Pentz                   (b. 1744 - d. 1821)
 
27 Apr 1781 - 12 Mar 1788  Jonas Ramus Petersen               (b. 1748 - d. 1804)
 
30 Apr 1788 - 28 Apr 1789  Niels Dorph Gunnerus               (b. 1751 - d. 1789)  
 1 Jul 1789 - 25 Feb 1794  Peder Hersleb Harboe               (b. 1755 - d. 1794)
 
 1 Oct 1794 -  1 Oct 1802  Andreas Hiort                      (b. 1740 - d. 1817)  
22 Dec 1802 -  7 Apr 1811  Niels Andreas Vibe                 (b. 1759 - d. 1814)  
27 Apr 1811 - 18 Sep 1811  Hilmar Meincke Krohg               (b. 1776 - d. 1851)
                             (appointed, did not take office)
22 Oct 1811 - 16 Jun 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 Elster Christensen          (b. 1872 - d. 1943)
1930 - 25 Jul 1941         Hans Kristian Seip                 (b. 1881 - d. 1945)
                             (under occupation from 9 Apr 1940)
26 Jul 1941 -  1 Jul 1944  Vidar Atne (acting)                (b. 1894 - d. 1962)

                             (Quisling governor)
 1 Jul 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 - 13 Aug 2018         Anne Karin Hamre (f)               (b. 1965)
13 Aug 2018 - 31 Dec 2018  Gunnar O. Hæreid (acting)          (b. 1970)
 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019  Lars Sponheim                      (b. 1957)



Sør-Trøndelag

[Flag of
                        Sør-Trøndelag County 1983-2017 (Norway)]
9 Dec 1983-31 Dec 2017
24 Sep 1804                Søndre Trondhjems amt, created from Trondhjems amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Søndre Trondhjems amt becomes Sør-Trøndelag fylke.
 1 Jan 2018                Merged with Nord-Trøndelag fylke into Trøndelag fylke.

Governors
24 Oct 1804 - 23 Jul 1810  Erik Must Angell                   (b. 1744 - d. 1814)

23 Aug 1810 - 1832         Frederik Christopher, greve af     (b. 1779 - d. 1832)
                             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 Oct 1947         Johan Cappelen                     (b. 1889 - d. 1947)
                            
(under occupation 9 Apr - 10 Oct 1940,
                             German prisoner 1943-1945)
Oct 1940 - Jan 1942        Anton Frederik W. Jakhelln Prytz   (b. 1878 - d. 1945)

                             (Quisling governor)
1942 - 1945
               Otto Johansen Grundtvig            (b. 1901 - d. 1966)
                             (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 - d. 2021)
1986 - 1989                Roald Eriksen (1st time)           (b. 1933)
                             (acting for Due)
1993 - 2011                Kåre Erling Gjønnes                (b. 1942 - d. 2021)

1997 - 1998                Roald Eriksen (2nd time)           (s.a.)
                             (acting for Gjønnes)
1998 - 2000                Aage Rundberget                    (b. 1947)
                             (acting for Gjønnes)
2011 -  3 Mar 2015         Jørn Aksel Krog                    (b. 1948 - d. 2015)
13 Mar 2015 - 31 Dec 2017  Brit Skjelbred (f)                 (b. 1949)
                             (acting to 5 Feb 2016)


Søndmøre og Nordfjord

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

Governor
12 Jun 1675 –  7 Jul 1678  Christian Lindenov                 (b. 1647 - d. 1692)


Svalbard: see under Norway



Telemark

[Flag of Telemark County
                        1970-2019 (Norway)]
19 Dec 1970 - 31 Dec 2019
1661                       Bratsberg amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Bratsberg amt becomes Telemark fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Vestfold into Vestfold og Telemark fylke.

Governors
1661 – 1662                Jørgen Jensen Bjelke               (b. 1621 - d. 1696)
13 Apr 1662 – 16 Jun 1669  Johan Frederik von Marschalk       (b. 1618 - d. 1679)

16 Jun 1669 – 15 Nov 1675  Preben von Ahnen                   (b. 1606 - d. 1675)
1675 – 1691                Niels Sørensen
Adeler              (b. 1628 - d. 1694)
26 Sep 1691 – 20 Apr 1711  Henrik Nilsen Adeler               (b. 1660 - d. 1718)
20 Apr 1711 –  2 Dec 1723  Jacob Lindberg                     (b. 1672 - d. 1723)
12 Aug 1724 –  3 Jan 1727  Michael Storm                      (b. 1688 - d. 1727)
27 Jan 1727 – 21 Mar 1731  Christian Berg                     (b. 1697 - d. 1731)
 9 Apr 1731 – 30 Jan 1744  Henrik Essemann                    (d. 1744)
1744 –  4 Jul 1764         Johan Frederik Brockenhuus von
    (b. 1706 - d. 1764)
                             Løwenhielm    
30 Jul 1764 – 20 Feb 1771  Frederik Georg Adeler
(1st time)   (b. 1736 - d. 1810)
20 Feb 1771 –  3 Apr 1773  Peter Holm                         (b. 1733 - d. 1817)
 3 Apr 1773 –  2 Apr 1781  Frederik Georg Adeler
(2nd time)   (s.a.)
 2 Apr 1781 –  9 Jan 1788  Frederik Moltke                    (b. 1754 - d. 1836)
12 Mar 1788 – 10 Jan 1798  Jonas Ramus Petersen
              (b. 1748 - d. 1804)
 7 Mar 1798 – 26 Feb 1800  Otto Joachim Moltke                (b. 1770 - d. 1853)
26 Feb 1800 - 27 Apr 1803  Jens Andreas Selmer                (b. 1776 - d. 1830)
27 Apr 1803 – 24 Dec 1813  Severin Løvenskiold                (b. 1777 - d. 1856)
24 Dec 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)
                             (under occupation 5 May - 10 Oct 1940)
Oct 1940 - 1945            Christen Knudsen                   (b. 1873 - d. 1964)

                             (Quisling governor)

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

Dec 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 (1st time) (acting)     (b. 1949)
 3 Jul 2006 - 21 Jun 2018  Kari Nordheim-Larsen (f)           (b. 1948)
22 Jun 2018 - 31 Dec 2018  Arne Malme (2nd time) (acting)     (s.a.)
 1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019  Per Arne Olsen                     (b. 1961)



Trøndelag

[Flag of Trøndelag County (Norway)]
Adopted 1 Jan 2018
 1 Jan 2018                Trøndelag fylke formed by the merger of Nord-Trøndelag and
                            
Sør-Trøndelag fylke.

Governor

 
1 Jan 2018 -              Frank Jenssen                      (b. 1969)  



Trondhjem

26 Feb 1658 - 11 Dec 1658  Swedish administration of Trondheim (Trondheims
län). Return of
                             the county to Norway was confirmed by the Peace in Copenhagen
                             27 May 1660
1662                       Trondhjems amt.
24 Sep 1804                Divided into Nordre Trondhjems amt and Søndre Trondhjems amt.

Governors

1658 - 11 Dec 1658         Claes Nilsson Stiernsköld          (b. 1617 - d. 1676)
                             (Swedish governor)
 
4 Jan 1662 - 1665         Claus von Ahlefeldt                (b. 1614 - d. 1674)
29 Dec 1665 - 22 Mar 1674  Ove Bjelke                         (b. 1611 - d. 1674)
1674 -  3 Jun 1687         Joachim Frederik Wind (Vind)       (b. 1634 - d. 1687)
23 Jul 1687 - 23 Jul 1810  the governors of Trondhjem stift
23 Jul 1810 - 1918         the governors of Søndre Trondhjems amt

 
Trondhjem stift


(Nordre Trondhjems amt, Søndre Trondhjems amt, part of Romsdals amt)

1687      
                Trondhjem stift.
 
1 Jan 1919                Abolished.

Diocesan Governors (stiftamtmenn)
23 Jul 1687 - 1700         H
ans Kaas                          (b. 1640 - d. 1700)
 
9 Oct 1700 -  4 Dec 1722  I
ver von Ahnen                     (b. 1657 - d. 1722)
25 Jan 1723 - 28 Jun 1726  C
hristian Reitzer                  (b. 1665 - d. 1736)
13 Dec 1726 - 14 Nov 1735  J
acob Benzon                       (b. 1688 - d. 1775)
 
9 Apr 1736 - 31 Jan 1744 
Ulrik Christian von Nissen         (b. 1691 - d. 1756)
18 Apr 1744 - 24 Jun 1747  C
hristian de Stockfleth d.y.       (b. 1715 - d. 1750)
 
5 Dec 1747 -  8 Jul 1766  F
rederik Rantzau                   (b. 1747 - d. 1780)
 
8 Jul 1766 - 15 Jul 1772  D
iderik Otto von Grambow           (b. 1732 - d. 1773)
15 Jul 1772 - 1772         G
eorg Christian Oeder (acting)     (b. 1728 - d. 1791)
24 Sep 1772 - 24 Feb 1783  J
ohan Vibe von der Osten           (b. 1708 - d. 1800)
24 Feb 1783 -  4 Jan 1786  W
ilhelm Frimann Koren              (b. 1723 - d. 1788)
24 Mar 1786 -  5 Feb 1796  T
horkel Jonsson Fjeldsted          (b. 1741 - d. 1796)
 
8 Apr 1796 - 31 Mar 1802  G
ebhard greve Moltke-Huitfeldt     (b. 1764 - d. 1851)
18 Jun 1802 -  8 Feb 1804  Frederik Adeler d.y.               (b. 1754 - d. 1816)
24 Oct 1804 - 23 Jul 1810  Erik Must A
ngell                   (b. 1744 - d. 1814)
23 Jul 1810
- 1918         the governors of Søndre Trondhjems amt



Troms

[Flag of Troms County
                        1960-2019 (Norway)]
15 Jan 1960 - 31 Dec 2019
1844                       Tromsø amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Troms fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Finnmark into Troms og Finnmark 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)
1938 - 20 Apr 1940         Gunnar Bjørn Nordbye               (b. 1897 - d. 1940)
20 Apr 1940 - 17 Jun 1941  Hans Julius Gabrielsen (acting)    (b. 1891 - d. 1965)
                             (under occupation from 8 Jun 1940)
20 Apr 1940 - Jun 1941     Hans Ougen Skotner                 (b. 1903 - d. 1987)
                             (acting for Gabrielsen)
1941? - 1945               Marcus Bull                        (b. 1895 - d. 1974)
                             (Quisling governor)
1945 - 1946                Hans Ougen Skotner (acting)        (s.a.)

1946 - 1953                Arne Aas                           (b. 1890 - d. 1953)
1953 - 1977                Kristian Even Haug                 (b. 1906 - d. 2000)
1977 - 1991                Martin Buvik                       (b. 1923 - d. 2018)
1991 - Aug 2000            Leif Arne Heløe                    (b. 1932)
Aug 2000 - Oct 2005        Vilgunn Gregusson                  (b. 1936) 
                             (acting to 1 Mar 2002)
Oct 2005 - Sep 2014        Svein Ludvigsen                    (b. 1946)
Sep 2014 - 30 Oct 2017     Bård Magne Pedersen (acting)       (b. 1956)
30 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2019  Elisabeth Vik Aspaker (f)          (b. 1962
)



Tromsø stift

(Finmarkens amt, Nordlands amt, and Tromsø amt)

14 Jun 1844                Tromsø stift
 1 Jan 1919                Abolished.


Diocesan Governors (stiftamtmenn)
1844 - 1869                the governors of Finmarkens amt (s.a.)
1869 - 1918                the governors of Tromsø amt (s.a.)



Troms og Finnmark

 1 Jan 2020                Troms og Finnmark fylke formed by merger of Troms
                             and Finnmark.

Governor
 1 Jan 2020 -              Elisabeth Vik Aspaker (f)          (b. 1962)



Vest-Agder

[Flag of Vest-Agder
                        County 1958-2019 (Norway)]12 Dec 1958 - 31 Dec 2019
1657                       Lister amt.
1671
                       Lister og Mandals amt.
 1 Jan 1919                Lister og Mandals amt becomes Vest-Agder fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Aust-Agder into Agder fylke.

Governors
1657                       Hans Juel                          (b. 1615 - d. 1688)
1657 - 1664                Hans Juel (governor of Mandal)     (s.a.)
25 Mar 1658 - 1661         Lauritz Galtung                    (b. c.1615 - d. 1661)
13 Apr 1662 - 16 Mar 1664  Christoffer Parsberg               (b. 1632 - d. 1671)
 2 Aug 1664 - 1671         Mogens Friis                       (b. 1623 - d. 1675)
27 Jan 1671 – 1675         Robert Thomas Hamilton             (d. 1677)
 8 May 1677 – 1681?        Jens (Toller) Rosenheim (acting)   (b. 1636 - d. 1690)
1681 – 1683               
Daniel Danielsen Knoff             (b. 1614 - d. 1687)
1683 – 23 Aug 1685         Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz       (b. 1625 - d. 1685)
1685 - 1692                Christian Stokfleth (absent)       (b. 1640 - d. 1704)
12 Feb 1687 –  6 Sep 1692  Claus Røyem (vice governor)        (b. 1638 - d. 1692)
                             (acting [for
Stokfleth])
 4 Oct 1692 – 1699         Jørgen Hansen Burchardt
            (b. c.1630 - d. 1700?)
 9 Nov 1699 –  1 Jun 1711  Andreas Undall                     (b. 1669 - d. 1728)
29 Nov 1711 – 25 Apr 1718  Povel Juel                         (b. c.1673 - d. 1723)
23 Jun 1718 – 29 Apr 1745  Wilhelm Resen (
Vilhelm Reesen)     (b. 1675 - d. 1745)
1745 – 19 Feb 1768         Jens Stoud                         (b. 1713 - d. 1768)
15 Mar 1768 – 18 Feb 1771  Magnus Theiste                     (b. 1725 - d. 1791)
20 Feb 1771 –  3 Apr 1773  Frederik Georg Adeler              (b. 1736 - d. 1810)
 3 Apr 1773 – 20 Dec 1805  Peter Holm                         (b. 1733 - d. 1817)
20 Dec 1805 –  7 May 1810  Hans Vilhelm Cederfeld de Simonsen (b. 1737 - d. 1836)
29 May 1810 – 21 Apr 1814  Adam Ditlev Wedell-Wedellsborg     (b. 1782 - d. 1827)
21 Apr 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)
                             (under occupation 9 Apr 1940 - 25 Jan 1942)
1942 - 1945                Iver Leuch Elieson                 (b. 1889 - 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 - d. 2019)
Dec 1998 - 31 Dec 2015     Ann-Kristin Olsen (f)              (b. 1945)
 7 Feb 2006 - 28 Jul 2006  Lars Erik Lyngdal                  (b. 1945)
                             (acting for Olsen)
 1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2019  Stein Arve Ytterdahl               (b. 1951)



Vestfold

[Flag of Vestfold
                        County 1970-2019 (Norway)]30 Jan 1970 - 31 Dec 2019
1662                       Brunla (Brunlaug) amt.
29 Sep 1671                Larvik arvelige grevskab (hereditary county).
23 Nov 1673                Griffenfeldt (Griffenfeld) grevskab (hereditary county)
                             established
26 May 1676                Griffenfeldt is confiscated by the Danish Crown and renamed
                             Tønsberg grevskab. In 1678 it is sold to Ulrik Fredrik Gyldenløve.
 3 Jan 1684                Tønsberg is sold to the Count of Larvik, as Jarlsberg
grevskab.
11 Nov 1805                Sold to the Danish Crown.
1821
                       Jarlsberg and Larvik merged as Jarlsberg og Laurvigs amt.
1877                       Jarlsberg og Laurvigs amt renamed Jarlsberg og Larvik.
 1 Jan 1919                Renamed Vestfold
fylke.
 1 Jan 2020                Merged with Telemark into Vestfold og Telemark fylke.

Governor of Brunla (Brunlaug)
1662 - 29 Sep 1671         Holger Vind                        (b. 1623 - d. 1683)
Counts
of Larvik (title Greva av Laurvig)
29 Sep 1671 - 17 Apr 1704  Ulrik Fredrik Gyldenløve           (b. 1638 - d. 1704)
17 Apr 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 
 
9 Apr 1783 -  9 Oct 1791  Christian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig        (b. 1732 - d. 1791)
 9 Oct 1791 - 11 Nov 1805  Frederik Ahlefeldt-Laurvig         (b. 1760 - d. 1832)
11 Nov 1805 - 26 Aug 1817  the kings of Denmark
Count of Griffenfeldt
(title Greva av Griffenfeldt)
23 Nov 1673 - 26 May 1676  Peder (Schumacher) Griffenfeldt    (b. 1635 - d. 1699)
Counts of Tønsberg (title Greva av Tønsberg)
26 May 1676 - 1678         the king of Denmark

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                Johannes Gerckens Bassøe           (b. 1878 - d. 1962)
                             (under occupation 9 Apr 1940-1 Feb 1942)
1942 - 31 Dec 1943         Halvor Pedersen Hektoen            (b. 1884 - d. 1960)
                             (Quisling governor)
 1 Jan 1944 - 1945         Christopher Andreas Hoxmark Lange  (b. 1894 - d. 1989)
                             (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 - Aug 2016     Erling Lae                         (b. 1947)

Aug 2016 - 31 Dec 2019     Per Arne Olsen                     (b. 1961)



Vestfold og Telemark

[Flag of Vestfold og
                        Telemark County (Norway)]Adopted 1 Jan 2020

 1 Jan 2020                Vestfold og Telemark fylke formed by merger of Vestfold
                             and Telemark.

Governor
 1 Jan 2020 -         &nbbsp;    Per Arne Olsen                     (b. 1961
)



Vestland


 1 Jan 2020                Vestland fylke formed by merger of Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane.

Governor
 1 Jan 2020 -         &nbbsp;    Lars Sponheim                      (b. 1957)



Viken


 1 Jan 2020                Viken fylke formed by merger of Buskerud, Akershus, and Østfold.

Governor
 1 Jan 2020 -              Valgerd Svarstad Haugland (f)      (b. 1956)






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