Jacob Brønnum Scavenius Estrup (1825-1913)
was elected to parliament for one period in 1854, and from 1864-98
public elected member of the supreme chamber. In 1865 he became minister of
the interior. He resigned because of decease. He was a significant figure on the
conservative right-wing, and was asked to form a government in 1875.
Estrup was far from a democrat as we understand a democrat, and he also should
have been extraordinary stubborn. He hated the talk of parlamentarism, and he
affected of the fact that the conservative party lost a number of elections.
He got money to the fortifications without the permission by the parliament in
1877 and 1885-94.
The constitution was in fact violated.
assassin on Estrup, a number of laws were submitted, giving the police
power, restrictions on the press and limiting the right to posses’ weapons.
Estrup resigned in 1894, but kept a lot of influence in the conservative party