Anders Sandoe Orsted

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Birthday
21, 1778
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
May 1, 1860 (81)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1778
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
May 1, 1860 (81)

About

Danish politician and jurist who served as the Prime Minister of Denmark from 1853 to 1854.

Before Fame

He studied law and philosophy in Copenhagen.

Trivia

He helped establish Denmark's 1831 constitution but was impeached in 1855 on the charge of breaking the constitution.

Family Life

His older brother was a scientist working with electricity and magnetism.

Associated With

Leland Stanford, who founded Stanford University, was another scholar of the law.

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