Enevold Brandt

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Enevold Brandt
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Count Enevold Brandt (1738 - 28 April 1772) was a Danish courtier.


Brandt was born in Copenhagen, and studied law at the University of Copenhagen. He became assistant judge of the Supreme Court of Copenhagen in 1764, royal chamberlain in 1769, and afterwards superintendent of the Royal Theatre. He acted as the companion of King Christian VII, but became involved in the catastrophe of January 17, 1772, and, together with his friend Struensee, to whose advancement he had contributed, was condemned to death, his execution following on April 28, 1772.