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Jens Erichstrup (1775–1826) was a Norwegian politician.

Hailing from Skien, he took an education in law and graduated as cand.jur. in 1798.[1] He was appointed bailiff (foged) of Lister in 1810.[2]

He was elected to the Norwegian Constituent Assembly in 1814, representing the constituency of Lister Amt.[3] He returned in 1818 to serve in the Norwegian Parliament.[3]

The same year he was appointed bailiff in Laurvig.[1] He soon became acting County Governor of Jarlsbergs og Laurvigs Amt (today named Vestfold). While serving here, he was elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1821 and 1824.[3] Erichstrup was then County Governor of Rogalands Amt (today named Rogaland) from 1825 to his death.[4]


  1. ^ a b Jens Erichstrup
  2. ^ Jens Erichstrup at Eidsvoll 1814
  3. ^ a b c Jens Erichstrup – Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
  4. ^ Cahoon, Ben (2000). "Norwegian County Governors". Retrieved 2008-08-24.  
Preceded by
Wilhelm Frimann Krog
County Governor of Rogaland
Succeeded by
Peder Martinius Ottesen


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