|Birth Day||December 21, 1778|
|Age||241 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||May 1, 1860 (age 81)|
He studied law and philosophy in Copenhagen.
He helped establish Denmark's 1831 constitution but was impeached in 1855 on the charge of breaking the constitution.
His older brother was a scientist working with electricity and magnetism.
Leland Stanford, who founded Stanford University, was another scholar of the law.