1681 Trondheim fire

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The 1681 Trondheim fire started on 18 April 1681, in a building near Nidelva. Large parts of the centre of Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. were destroyed, including the quay houses and Vår Frue Church.[1][2] Timber merchant Thomas Hammond perished during the fire.[3]

Section of Cicignon's city plan for Trondheim, after the 1681 fire.

After the fire incident, a new city plan of Trondheim was developed by Johan Caspar von Cicignon, on the initiative of the King Christian V.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Trondheim". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "brann – norske storbranner". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Bull, Ida. "Thomas Hammond". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 

Coordinates: 63°25′49″N 10°23′52″E / 63.4302°N 10.3977°E / 63.4302; 10.3977