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Johan Christian Pingel

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Rendsborg, undefined, Germany
Death: February 1779 (62-70)
Skaarup, undefined, Denmark
Immediate Family:

Son of Christian Pingel and Mette Sophie Christophersdatter Ecklef
Husband of Margrethe Elisabeth Pingel and Anna Marie Lyders
Father of Frederik Ernst Pingel; Marie Christiane Pingel; Frederikke Sophie Pingel; Elisabeth Pingel; Frederik Pingel and 3 others
Brother of Marie Pingel; Marie Elisabeth Pingel; Unævnt Barn Pingel; Jacob Casper Christian Pingel; Henrik Christian Pingel and 3 others

Occupation: Secondlieutenant - Amtmand - Etatsraad - Brygger
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About Johan Christian Pingel

Johan Christian Pingel Johan Christian Pingel (about 1713 - February 1779 ) was a Danish official who was amtmaður in Iceland from 1744 but was deposed in 1752 because of debt and fjármálaóreiðu. He was in Iceland 1745-1750 and lived in Bessastaðir .

Pingel was born in Rend City in Schleswig-Holstein , son of Christian Pingel Captain in the Danish army, and his wife Mette Sophie Ecklef. He himself went into the army, but in 1744 he was appointed amtmaður of Iceland and arrived the following year. It is said that he believed that the best way to improve their sorrows situation in the Icelandic economy would improve discipline. In a circular to lawyers and magistrates, dated March 7, 1746, says Pingel that the causes of the condition are "laziness, indolence, stubbornness and negligence Iceland" and feels best to apply enough great brutality and evidence in support of the Peter the Great Czar has issued beat bændalýð to docility and action.

Pingel was hostile intentions Skúla Magnusson and his colleagues on economic development in Iceland. Initially, however, will have gone well with those debts but soon after the debt was appointed landfógeti thrown fragmented and Skúli not create Bessastaðir, as intended, but got to embættisbústað time in Viðey . In a letter Pingel wrote stiftamtmanninum, Rantzau Count , September 13, 1751, he says among other things: "Am I not the heart of benevolence Iceland? Have I ever shown arnnað? You will think of land Sheriff boast more fine, and he has learned it by Horrebow that hefir.stórspillit him, because he was a gracious man and rationally. Otherwise, it seems to me Asana fulfilled the ancient saying there should be healthy to start Iceland to honor and respect, that since this man became lamdfógeti, he has become so arrogant that no speech takes in short, he has become a whole different person. "

The data Hörmangarafélagsins stated that Pingel received annual payments from there, presumably in order to guard the interests of the company, including the counter advances scrambled Iceland. It should be noted that the first years of their favored cause Pingel and complaints against the Iceland merchants in letters to the government and sometimes hard words about their behavior. But Pingel was in great financial difficulty and was therefore heavily dependent on merchants. He was heavily indebted and eventually brought the installer therefore 8 May 1752 and Magnus Gislason appointed in his place, the first Icelander.

Pingel had indeed left the country in 1750 and did not return to Iceland, although there was some talk appointing him Governor of the death Rantzaus 1768. He received etat Council title and will have studied the brewery. His first wife was Elisabeth Margrethe Fran Chin (1726-1753). They married in Copenhagen 3. in December 1743. At least four children were born in Iceland but when they had returned to Denmark Margrethe died in March 1753 in childbirth. Pingel giiftist Anna Marie Lyders (1721 - March 16, 1795) in Copenhagen 28 January 1756. Pingel died in February 1779 in Skaarup, Denmark.

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Johan Christian Pingel's Timeline

1713
1713
Rendsborg, undefined, Germany
1744
March 8, 1744
Age 31
København, Denmark
1750
1750
Age 37
undefined, Iceland
1751
1751
Age 38
undefined, Iceland
1752
1752
Age 39
undefined, Iceland
1752
Age 39
undefined, Iceland
1753
March 21, 1753
Age 40
København, undefined, Denmark
1758
June 16, 1758
Age 45
København, undefined, Denmark