Norway 1000 Kroner banknote 1998 Christian Magnus Falsen

Norway Banknotes 1000 Kroner banknote 1998 Christian Magnus Falsen
Norway Banknotes 1000 Kroner note
Norway Banknotes 1000 Kroner banknote 1998
Central Bank of Norway - Norges Bank

Obverse: Portrait of Christian Magnus Falsen, one of the "Fathers" of the Norwegian Constitution.
Reverse: Seventeenth-century cast iron stove panel.

Issued 1990-2001. No longer valid from 26 June 2012. Number issued: 56 525 000. Approximately 155 x 78 mm.

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1977-1998 Issue

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Christian Magnus Falsen
Christian Magnus Falsen (14 September 1782 – 13 January 1830) was a Norwegian constitutional father, statesman, jurist, and historian. He was an important member of the constitutional assembly and was one of the writers of the constitutional laws.
  Christian Magnus Falsen was born at Christiania. He was the son of Enevold de Falsen (1755–1808), a dramatist and author of a famous war song "Til vaaben". In 1808 he became circuit judge at Follo, and after Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden in 1814 he played an important part in politics. He upheld King Christian Frederick and, after the separation of Norway from Denmark, assisted in drafting a constitution for Norway, which was modeled upon that adopted by France in 1791 and which was approved on 17 May 1814 by the Norwegian Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll. He was also strongly inspired by Thomas Jefferson and the Constitution of the United States of America. He is often called The Father of the Norwegian Constitution — "Grunnlovens far".
  In 1822 he was appointed Attorney General of the Kingdom, a post which he held for three years. In 1825 he became bailiff for Bergen, and in 1827 president of the Supreme Court. In 1828 he suffered from a stroke and did not return to the office. Christian Magnus Falsen is buried at Gamlebyen Churchyard. Next to his gravestone is the gravestone of his second wife.
  In 1804 he married Anna Birgitte Munch (1787-1810), with whom he had the son Enevold Munch Falsen (1810–80). In 1811, after her death, he married Elisabeth Severine B√∂ckmann (1782-1848). She was the widow of Brede Stoltenberg, a brother of the tradesman Gregers Stoltenberg. With her he had the children Henrik Anton Falsen (1813–66) and Elisabeth Christine Falsen (1820–76).
His principal work is Norges Historie (1823–24), a history of Norway to 1319 AD.
From 1825 to 1827 he was County Governor of Hordaland.