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Frogner Manor 1842, by J.C. Dahl, for Benjamin Wegner
Frogner Manor 1842, by J.C. Dahl, for Benjamin Wegner

Frogner Manor (Frogner Hovedgaard) is a former agricultural property located in an area that became part of Oslo in 1878, today's borough of Frogner. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Jacob Benjamin Wegner (1795-1864) was a Prussian-Norwegian industrialist born in Königsberg. ... County Oslo NO-03 Landscape Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Frogner is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway. ...


In 1790 the manor was bought by Bernt Anker, Norway's richest person at the time. He extended the main building to its present size. The Director General of the Modums Blaafarvev√¶rk, Jacob Benjamin Wegner, acquired the manor in 1836. 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Blaafarveværket in Modum, Norway, was in the mid 19th century the largest industrial company in Norway, employing more than 2,000 workers. ... Jacob Benjamin Wegner (1795-1864) was a Prussian-Norwegian industrialist born in Königsberg. ... 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Major parts of the farmland belonging to the manor was built up through the end of the 19th century as the city expanded, but a park of around one square kilometer, today's Frognerparken, remained. The Vigeland Sculpture Park now occupies large portions of this park. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vigeland Sculpture Park in the centre of the large Frognerparken, which belongs to the Frogner Manor, is probably the most famous park in Norway. ... Vigeland Sculpture Park in the centre of the large Frognerparken, which belongs to the Frogner Manor, is probably the most famous park in Norway. ...


The main buildings are still intact, and are now the home of the Oslo City Museum. Oslo City Museum is located in the Frogner Manor house. ...


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Frogner Manor: Information from Answers.com (291 words)
Frogner Manor 1842, by J.C. Dahl, for Benjamin Wegner
Frogner Manor (Frogner Hovedgård) is a former agricultural property located in an area that became part of Kristiania, now Oslo, in 1878, today's borough of Frogner.
Major parts of the farmland belonging to the manor was built up through the end of the 19th century as the city expanded, but a around one square kilometer remained when the city of Oslo bought the property in 1896 to secure space for further urban development and a new cemetery.
Frogner at AllExperts (275 words)
Frogner is a borough of the city of Oslo, Norway.
The borough is named after Frogner Manor, a splendid 18th century country estate now housing the Oslo City Museum.
Frogner was then a part of the city for the affluent, a status it has retained.
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