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Constantin Brun

Constantin BRUN, Envoy Extraordinary to United States from Denmark.

Background

  • Brun, Constantin was born on October 5, 1860 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Son of Major General A. and Ella Amalie (Bluhme) Brun.

  • Education

    • College, Herlufsholm. University, Copenhagen, Master of Laws, 1883.

    Career

    • Assistant, in Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1885. Secy, of Legation, Berlin, 1887, Paris, 1891. Minister of Denmark, Washington, 1895-1908, London, 1908-1912, Washington, 1912: Delegate, from Denmark at Peace Conference in The Hague, 1907.

      Signed Treaty ceding Danish West Indies (Virgin Ielahds) to United States Army at New York, 1916. Honors: Knight of Order of Dannebrog, 1894. Chamberlain to King of Denmark, 1897.

      Grand Cross of Order of Dannebrog, 1911.

    Membership

    Clubs: Metropoli tan, Racquet (Washington, District of Columbia), Chevy Chase (Maryland).

    Connections

    • father: Major General A. Brun
    • mother: Ella Amalie (Bluhme) Brun
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    Born October 5, 1860
    Died December 23, 1945
    (aged 85)
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