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Peder Strand Rygh (1800 - 1868) was a Norwegian politician.

He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1839, 1842, 1845, 1851, 1854, 1857, 1862 and 1865, representing the rural constituency of Nordre Trondhjems Amt (today named Nord-Trøndelag). He worked as a bailiff, and later bank director.[1]

He hailed from Verdalen.[2] Together with Ingeborg Marie Bentsen (1809-1878) he had a son Oluf Rygh, who achieved recognition as an archeologist and historian.[3]


  1. ^ Peder Strand Rygh — Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
  2. ^ Trøndelag i rikspolitikken
  3. ^ Oluf Rygh

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