Peder Valentin Rosenkilde

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Peder Valentin Rosenkilde

Birthplace: Stavanger, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Death: Died in Stavanger, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Immediate Family:

Son of Børge Henriksen Rosenkilde and Anna Vilhelmine Rosenkilde
Husband of Charlotte Winsnes
Father of Elisabeth Rosenkilde; Christine Arnoldine Crøger; Charlotte Petrea Schiøtz; Marie Cathrine Sandberg; Børre Winsnæs Rosenkilde and 1 other
Brother of Else Marie Rosenkilde; Karen Elisabeth Thanch Rosenkilde; Henrich Vilhelm Rosenkilde; Adel Lucie Maria Garmann; Bendix Nyrop Rosenkilde and 7 others

Occupation: Merchant, Eidsvoldsmann, Kjøpmann og politiker (selvstendighets-mann)
Managed by: Tor Aa. Halvorsen
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About Peder Valentin Rosenkilde

Peder Valentin Rosenkilde (1772 – 1836) born in Stavanger, was merchant and did run one of Stavanger’s biggest Trading Houses, in addition he was consul, chief in commander of civic guard and politician. He was one of 112 men that, in 1814, made the first Norwegian Constitution at Eidsvoll. Peder Valentin started as merchant of grain and salt and gradually he turned his interest towards shipping as owner of several ships and shipyard. --------------------


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Peder Valentin Rosenkilde's Timeline

August 6, 1772
Stavanger, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
August 18, 1796
Age 24
November 7, 1796
Age 24
Stavanger, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
June 15, 1798
Age 25
March 22, 1800
Age 27
March 12, 1802
Age 29
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
June 9, 1804
Age 31
- 1813
Age 39
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

The Rosenkilde House was built in 1812 as a residence for merchant and Eidsvoll-man Peder Valentin Rosenkilde and his family. At that time the house was the biggest residence in Stavanger.The Rosenkilde House which still is one of Stavanger’s nicest luxurious houses is placed at the head of the Stavanger Harbor (Vågen).
In front of the Rosenkilde House there was in 1866 set up Stavanger’s first water fountain.

May 17, 1814
Age 41
Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway

On 17 May 1814, the Norwegian Constitution was passed in Carsten Anker's home in Eidsvoll, now known as the Eidsvoll Building. An assembly of 112 men, statesmen, land owners, merchants, officers and farmers worked together to write the constitution of Norway, Europe's oldest unbroken constitution.

Merchant Peder Valentin Rosenkilde was one of the 112 men. He represented Stavanger Town.

June 10, 1836
Age 63
Stavanger, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway