Johan Storm Munch
Munch was born at Vågå in Oppland, Norway. He was the son of parish priest Peter Munch (1740-1802) and Christine Sophie Storm (1746-1825). He was educated for the ministry principally by his father. From 1800-18, he was a private tutor for members of the Løvenskiold family at Løvenborg in Zealand in Denmark. In 1805, he was called to be an assistant pastor in Skjeberg in Østfold, Norway. In 1810, he took a teaching position at Prinds Christian Augusts Minde. He then became a tutor in Christiania. In 1813, he was called to pastor in Sande in Vestfold and in 1817 he received the office of vicar of Aker. In 1823, he appointed Bishop of Diocese of Agder og Telemark at Christiansand. He held this position until his death in 1832.
In 1810, he married Else Petronelle Hofgaard (1790-1879). They were the parents of Norwegian poet and novelist, Andreas Munch (1811-1884) as well as Norwegian Lutheran minister, Johan Storm Munch (1827-1908).
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|Lutheran bishop of Christiansand
1823 - 1832
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