Eske Brun

Eske Brun

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eske Brun (1904-1987) was a high civil servant in Greenland and in relation to Greenland from 1932 till 1964.Brun was born in Aalborg in the northern part of Jutland, Denmark. His father died when he was 15 and the family moved to Ordrup north of Copenhagen. He received a law-degree from University of Copenhagen in 1929.In 1932, at the age of 28, Brun was given a substitute job as governor of Northern Greenland. In 1939 he got a permanent position as governor. When World War II started and the connection to Copenhagen (the capital of the Kingdom of Denmark, which Greenland was a part of) was severed, on account of the German occupation. Brun and his colleague Aksel Svane, via the law concerning the ruling of Greenland of 1925, took control of the island.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135694952
  • 9786135694956