Carl August Ludwig Gleditsch (1759 - 1810)

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Nicknames: "Carl August Ludewig Gleditzsch", "Carl August Ludvig von Gleditsch"
Birthplace: Jena, Thüringen, Germany
Death: Died in Oslo, Norway
Occupation: Premierlieutenant ved Akershusiske dragonregiment
Managed by: Hans Erik Foss Amundsen
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About Carl August Ludwig Gleditsch

Carl August Ludwig Gleditsch (1759 - 1810) was born in Jena, Germany and came to Christiania (Oslo) in 1790 when he joined the Akershusiske Dragonregiment (1,2). Together with Karen Moser (1765 - 1826), a shoemakers daughter from Copenhagen, Carl August fathered 11 children with numerous descendants in Norway and Sweden.

1759: Birth in Jena, Thuringia

1775 (16): Arrives in Copenhagen

1777 (18): Enlisted in the Gardehussar Regiment in Copenhagen

1787 (28): Marries Karen Moser in the German parish at Garnisons Sogn in Copenhagen

1790 (31): Promoted from frikorporal to fenrik a lá suite and transferred to the Akershusiske Dragonregiment in Christiania (Oslo)

1790 (31): Transferred to Hadelandske Kompani

1791 (32): Lives in Sandvika outside Christiania

1792 (33): Moves to Berntsberg under Sander farm by Maridalen lake north of Christiania

1795 (36): Promoted to korporal in Livkompaniet

1796 (37): Promoted to sekondløitnant karakter in Livkompaniet

1797 (38): Promoted to virksom sekondløitnant in Skedsmoske Kompani

1801 (42): Promoted to preimerløitnant in Lierske Kompani

1803 (44): Transferred to Skedsmoske Kompani

1804 (45): Transferred to Lierske Kompani

1808 (49): Transferred to Nannestadske Kompani

1809 (50): Granted retirement due to weak health with his salary as pension

1810 (51): Dies at Berntsberg, buried by the Akershus fortress wall 26th December

Sources:

(1): Gleditsch i Store norske leksikon: http://snl.no/Gleditsch

(2): Olai Ovensta: Militærbiografier - den norske hærs officerer 1628-1814

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Carl August Ludwig Gleditsch's Timeline

1759
July 4, 1759
Jena, Thüringen, Germany
1786
1786
Age 26
Kalundborg, Region Zealand, Denmark
1787
October 8, 1787
Age 28
København, Danmark
1789
1789
Age 29
Kalundborg, Region Zealand, Denmark
1789
Age 29
1791
1791
Age 31
1791
Age 31
Berg
1792
1792
Age 32
Oslo, Norge
1794
1794
Age 34
Oslo, Norge
1796
1796
Age 36
Oslo, Norge