Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs

Last updated
Christian Emil
Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs
K V Frijs.jpg
Christian Emil
Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs
Council President of Denmark
In office
6 November 1865 28 May 1870
Monarch Christian IX
Preceded by Christian Albrecht Bluhme
Succeeded by Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg
Personal details
Born(1817-12-08)8 December 1817
Frijsenborg , Denmark [1]
Died12 October 1896(1896-10-12) (aged 78)
Boller, East Jutland, Denmark
Political party Højre

Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs (8 December 1817 – 12 October 1896) was a Danish nobleman and politician. He was Council President of Denmark [1] from 1865 to 1870 as the leader of the Frijs Cabinet.

Contents


Biography

Frijs graduated from Sorø Academy in 1835, thereby achieving his studentereksamen. He went on to study law, graduating cand.jur. in 1842. [1]

Being the wealthiest large squire of Denmark [1] and personally honoured by his peasants Frijs played a role in politics from the 1850s. During the internal debate about a new constitution after the 1864-war he was appointed prime minister in 1865 inaugurating the rule of the conservative party Højre that lasted until 1901 His cabinet was expected to widen the influence also of the farmers disappointed by the issuing of the conservative 1866-constitution but was besides marked by a beginning reclaiming of the moors and by railroad-founding. After his retreat in 1870 he led the negotiations with the French preventing a Danish participation in the Franco-Prussian War. He left politics 1880.

His son Count Mogens Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs (1849–1923) was an outstanding liberal-conservative politician whose work anticipated the making of the modern conservative party.

See also

Related Research Articles

Jacob Brønnum Scavenius Estrup Danish politician

Jacob Brønnum Scavenius Estrup,, was a Danish politician, member of the Højre party. He was Interior Minister from 1865 to 1869 in the Cabinet of Frijs and Council President as well as Finance Minister from 1875 to 1894 as the leader of the Estrup Cabinet. At 23 years, he was the longest sitting Danish minister ever.

Bror von Blixen-Finecke

Baron Bror Fredrik von Blixen-Finecke was a Swedish nobleman, writer, and African professional hunter and guide on big-game hunts. He was married to Karen Blixen from 1914 to 1925.

Hørring Cabinet

The Cabinet of Hørring was formed on 7 August 1897 and consisted entirely of members of the party Højre. It was created following Tage Reedtz-Thott's resignation as Council President, when Hugo Egmont Hørring of the conservative party Højre became the leader of the new Danish cabinet, replacing the Cabinet of Reedtz-Thott.

Danneskiold-Samsøe

Danneskiold-Samsøe is a Danish family of high nobility associated with the Danish Royal Family, and whom formerly held the island of Samsø as a fief.

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Magdalene Charlotte Hedevig Schimmelmann was a Danish noble woman and salonist.

The Free Conservatives was a political party in Denmark, with significant influence in the political life of the country in the early 20th century, especially during the J. C. Christensen cabinet. The main leader of the party was Count Mogens Frijs-Frijsenborg. Other prominent figures were Tage Reedtz-Thott, Hans Nicolai Hansen and Christian Michael Rottbøll. The party opposed socialism but it founders could not reconcile with the political line of the main conservative party Højre under the leadership of Jacob Estrup. The Free Conservatives worked for unity between Folketinget and Landstinget.

Halsted Priory

Halsted Priory, formerly a small Benedictine house, is a manor house and estate located close to Nakskov on the island of Lolland in southeastern Denmark. The estate was renamed Juellinge when the Barony of Juellinge was restored for Jens Juel-Vind in 1721, but its old name was restored when the barony was dissolved in 1921. Holsted Priory is still owned by the Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs family. The Neo-Gothic main building is from 1847-49. It is flanked by Halsted Church to the north and the old main building from 1591 to the south. The old main building has been renovated with support from Realdania and is now operated as a local cultural centre. The Baroque-style park covers approximately 6.5 hectares of land. The estate is also home to a golf club.

Sophia Magdalena Krag-Juel Vind

Sophia Magdalena Krag-Juel Vind, née von Gram (1734–1810), was a Danish Salon holder, landowner and noble. She is considered to have exerted considerable political influence in Danish politics during the late 18th century.

Gammel Køgegård

Gammel Køgegård is a manor house located just west of Køge, Denmark.

Barchmann Mansion

Barchmann Mansion is a Baroque style town mansion overlooking Frederiksholm Canal in central Copenhagen, Denmark. Built in the early 1740s, it is also known as the Wedell Mansion after the Wedell family who have owned it since 1982.

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 12 October 1866, following the introduction of a new constitution. The National Liberal Party and the National Left emerged as the largest factions, winning 20 seats each. Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs remained Prime Minister.

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 4 June 1866. The National Left emerged as the largest faction, winning 30 of the 101 seats. Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs remained Prime Minister.

Halsted Church Church in Lolland, Denmark

Halsted Church stands in the little village of Halsted some 6 km east of Nakskov on the Danish island of Lolland. Dating from the second half of the 12th century, the church has a Romanesque chancel and nave, a large burial chapel from 1636 and a tower from 1877. The church was closely associated with Halsted Priory, which has not survived.

Frijsenborg

Frijsenborg is a manor house and estate near Hammel, 27 km (17 mi) northwest of Aarhus in Jutland, Denmark. The first manor on the site known as Jernit was built by Valdemar Parberg in 1583. After the statesman Mogens Friis acquired the property in 1672, the manor was rebuilt at the end of the 17th century. In the 1860s, it was considerably expanded and redesigned in the Renaissance style.

The surname Krag may refer to:

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 22 September 1869. The Mellem Party emerged as the largest factions, winning 27 seats. Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs remained Prime Minister.

Jens Juel-Vind

Jens Juel-Vind, baron of Juellinge, was a Danish chamberlain and landowner.

Jens Krag-Juel-Vind

Jens Krag-Juel-Vind, Baron of Juellinge, was a Danish nobleman, Supreme Court justice and landowner.

Frijs Cabinet

The Cabinet of Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs was the government of Denmark from 6 November 1865 to 28 May 1870.

Amaliegade 45 Building in Copenhagen

Amaliegade 45 is a Neoclassical property situated at the northern end of Amaliegade in the Frederiksstaden district of central Copenhagen, Denmark. It is part of a row of adjoining buildings constructed at the site by master builder Andreas Hallander in the 1780s but owes it current appearance to an adaption most likely undertaken by Jørgen Henrich Rawert in 1801. The building was from 1817 owned by the painter Martin Rørbye's parents. His first significant painting, View from the Artist's Window, from [[circa}} 1825, shows the view from the family's apartment on the second floor. It was listed on the Danish registry of protected buildings and places in 1918.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Lex - DBL

Citations

Political offices
Preceded by
Christian Albrecht Bluhme
Council President of Denmark
6 November 1865 – 28 May 1870
Succeeded by
Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg
Preceded by
Christian Albrecht Bluhme
Foreign Minister of Denmark
6 November 1865 – 28 May 1870
Succeeded by
Otto Rosenørn-Lehn