Nils Anker


Nils Anker (14 June 1836 – 1 October 1893 ) was a Norwegian businessman, landowner and politician.[1]

Nils Anker

He was born at Rød herregård in Halden, Østfold, Norway.[2] He was a son of Peter Martin Anker and his second wife, Cathrine Olava Nicoline Gløersen (1814-1902). He was a brother of Herman Anker and Christian August Anker, uncle of Katti Anker Møller, Ella Anker and Johan Anker and granduncle of Øyvind Anker, Peter Martin Anker[3] and Tove Mohr.[4]

He made his living as a wholesaler and landowner. He was elected to the Parliament of Norway in 1885, 1888 and 1891. He represented the constituency Fredrikshald and the Conservative Party.[3][5]


  1. ^ "Nils Anker (1836-1893)". Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Herregårdskaféen - Rød Herregård". Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b Bratberg, Terje (2007). "Anker". In Henriksen, Petter (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  4. ^ Høyer, Svennik. "Ella Anker". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
  5. ^ "Nils Anker" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Retrieved 11 June 2010.