Frederik Marcus Knuth
|1st Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark|
22 March 1848 – 16 November 1848
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Adam Wilhelm Moltke, Count of Bregentved|
|Born||11 January 1813|
Christiania (Oslo), Norway, Denmark-Norway
|Died||8 January 1856 (aged 42)|
|Resting place||Sorø Old Cemetery, Sorø, Denmark|
|Parent(s)||Eggert Christopher Count Knuth |
|Alma mater||Copenhagen University|
A member of the Knuth family, he was educated at home and later at the University of Copenhagen. From 1847 to 1848 he served as amtmand in Sorø Amt. After the introduction of the constitutional monarchy in 1848, Knuth served as the first Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark from March to November 1848. From November 1848, he was member of The Danish Constituent Assembly (Danish: Den Grundlovgivende Rigsforsamling) as one of the members appointed by the king.
Notes and referencesEdit
- Andersen Bille 1895, p. 301-302.
- Danmarks Adels Aarbog 1919, p=328
- (in Danish) Official website of Knuthenborg Castle