Johan Henrik Deuntzer

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Johan Henrik Deuntzer (20 May 1845 – 16 November 1918) was a Danish professor and politician who served as a member of the Liberal Venstre party until 1905 where he joined the Danish Social Liberal Party. He was Council President and Foreign Minister of Denmark from 1901 to 1905 as the leader of the Cabinet of Deuntzer. [1][2]

Johan Henrik Deuntzer
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Council President of Denmark
In office
24 July 1901 – 14 January 1905
MonarchChristian IX
Preceded byHannibal Sehested
Succeeded byJ. C. Christensen
Personal details
Born(1845-05-20)20 May 1845
Copenhagen
Died16 November 1918(1918-11-16) (aged 73)
Charlottenlund
Political partyVenstre, Danish Social Liberal Party

BiographyEdit

Deuntzer was born in Copenhagen as the son of architect Johan Jacob Deuntzer (1808–1875) and Sophie Margrethe Kornbech (1815-1892). He graduated cand. Jur. from the University of Copenhagen in 1867. In 1871 he made a study trip to Vienna, Paris and London. He was professor in the department of civil law from 1872-1901. In 1894 he received an honorary doctor at the University of Copenhagen. Deuntzer was a parliamentarian from 1901 to 1913. From 1914 to 1918 he was one of the king's appointed members of the Landsting.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomas Danielsen. "J.H. Deuntzer". Den Store Danske, Gyldendal. Retrieved November 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Johan Jacob Deuntzer". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved November 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Helge Larsen. "J.H. Deuntzer". Dansk Biografisk Leksikon, Gyldendal. Retrieved November 1, 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by
Hannibal Sehested
Council President of Denmark
24 July 1901 – 14 January 1905
Succeeded by
Jens Christian Christensen
Preceded by
Hannibal Sehested
Foreign Minister of Denmark
24 July 1901 – 14 January 1905
Succeeded by
Frederik Raben-Levetzau