|Was||Explorer Diplomat Archaeologist Cartographer Navy officer Numismatist|
|Type||Arts Military Politics Science Social science|
|Birth||5 April 1791, Helsingør, Helsingør Municipality, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark|
|Death||19 July 1849 (aged 58 years)|
Christian Tuxen Falbe (1792–1849) was a Danish naval officer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and diplomat.
Falbe was born at Helsingør. In 1807, he became a second lieutenant. He was appointed lieutenant-lieutenant in 1815. By 1820, he became a lieutenant-captain. He served as consul to the Beylik of Tunis between 1821 and 1831. In 1833 he was relocated to Greece. Between 1837-38, he undertook a voyage in the province of Constantine and Tunis. In 1838, he participated in a scientific expedition to study the ruins of Carthage. He was the first to perform an archaeological survey on the site of Carthage and the first to produce a modern map of Tunis. In 1841 he resigned as a vessel commander-in-chief. In 1842 he served in the Royal green cabinet at Rosenborg Castle.
- Houda Baïr, « La première carte moderne de Tunis (1831-1832). Le travail de Falbe en contexte », Revue européenne de géographie (2009).