21 October 1693|
11 August 1774 80) (aged|
|Education||Magister in theology (1718)|
|Alma mater||University of Copenhagen|
|Religion||Christian (Church of Norway)|
|Spouse(s)||Martha Elisabeth Jensdatter Wissing (1732)|
Karen Tønnesdatter Unrov
Frederik Nannestad was born in Eidsberg, Norway, the son of pastor Christopher Jensen and his third wife, Karen Tønnesdatter Unrov. In 1732 he became the Dean in Aarhus, where he also was married to Martha Elizabeth Jensdatter Wissing on 6 August 1732. In 1742 he received his Doctorate of theology.
On 11 May 1748, he was appointed the bishop of the Diocese of Nidaros. In 1758, after 10 years of work there, was he named the bishop of the Diocese of Oslo. He retired and left office on 1 October 1773 and died less than a year later.
- Dissertatio theologica de Mariolatria Pontificiorum horrenda, ex occasione monumenti cujusdam Edsbergensis in Norvegia (Copenhagen 1742)
- Hilaria Aarhusiensia ipso die unctionis Regiæ Friderici (Copenhagen 1748)
- Tronhiems Æres-Portes Beskrivelse, saadan som den mod Hs. kgl. Majestæts forventede Nærværelse (Trondheim 1749?)
- En christelig Prædiken over Psalm. LXXXIX, v. 1–6 (1749?)
- Afskeds-Skrivelse til Tronhjem, afsendt fra Christiania (1759)
- Store norske leksikon. "Frederik Nannestad – utdypning (NBL-artikkel)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-08-01.
- Thrap, D. "Dansk biografisk Lexikon XII. Bind. Münch - Peirup" (in Danish). pp. 126–127. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
|Bishop of Nidaros
| Succeeded by|
Johan Ernst Gunnerus
|Bishop of Christiania
| Succeeded by|