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Constantin Brun

Envoy Extraordinary

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