Sunday, September 14, 2014

Falsen at 232

Christian Magnus Falsen232 years ago today, Christian Magnus Falsen was born. Falsen was one of the leading men at Eidsvold. He was a proponent of aristocratic and monarchical power. However, at the Constitutional Convention at Eidsvold in 1814 he was soft on popular sovereignty. He did recover from such thoughts after a few years.

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