Peder Valentin Rosenkilde, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Peder Valentin Rosenkilde

Member of the Norwegian Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814

Date of Birth: 06-Aug-1772

Place of Birth: Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

Date of Death: 10-Jun-1836

Profession: politician

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About Peder Valentin Rosenkilde

  • Peder Valentin Rosenkilde (6 August 1772 – 10 June 1836) was a Norwegian merchant and politician.
  • He was a member of the Norwegian Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814. Rosenkilde was born at Stavanger in Rogaland, Norway.
  • He was the son of Børge Henriksen Rosenkilde (1734-1820) and his second wife Anna Vilhelmine Nyrop (1755-1827).
  • He was born into a merchant family and received his education in trade at Hamburg, Germany.
  • He took over his father's business interest in 1805.
  • Rosenkilde initially focused on trade with grain and salt, but later became involved in shipping.
  • His manor house in Stavanger, Rosenkildehuset, was built in 1811.
  • It was the largest private residence in Stavanger at the time.He represented Stavanger at the Norwegian Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814.
  • At the National Assembly, he generally supported the Independence Party (Selvstendighetspartiet) and was elected a member of the finance committee.
  • In 1821 he was elected a member of the Parliament of Norway.He was awarded the Danish Order of the Dannebrog.

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