Frederik Due, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Frederik Due

Norwegian Prime minister

Date of Birth: 14-Apr-1796

Place of Birth: Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

Date of Death: 16-Oct-1873

Profession: politician, diplomat

Nationality: Norway, Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Frederik Due

  • Frederik Gottschalck Haxthausen Due (14 April 1796 – 16 October 1873) was a Norwegian military officer and statesman.
  • Born in Trondheim, he entered the military at an early age, and took part in the Swedish-Norwegian War of 1814.
  • After the two countries entered into union, Due was recruited to the Swedish court, where he was appointed Norwegian state secretary in Stockholm in 1823.
  • In 1841 he became Norwegian prime minister, and acted as interpreter for Charles XIV John.
  • After resigning in 1858, he spent the years until 1871 as an ambassador to Vienna and Munich.

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