(April 17, 1885 September 7, 1962 née Dinesen, was a Danish author also known under her pen name Isak Dinesen. He also learned how to play brass instruments, which led to a job as a bugler in the 16th Battalion at nearby Odense. In the Netherlands, France and Italy he came into contact with prominent physicians and scientists, and thanks to his eminent power of observation, he very soon made important discoveries. He captained the national team in 30 matches. In 1800 his father was exiled and settled in Paris, where he was employed in the French foreign office, retiring in 1817 with a pension. He is most known for his best-selling book The Skeptical Environmentalist, its controversial claims, and the allegations of scientific dishonesty that followed. Recently selected: Johan Ludvig Heiberg - Carl Nielsen - Christian IV of Denmark Archive Read more. Holberg's works about natural and common law were widely read by many Danish law students over two hundred years. 28: View edit discuss history Rasmus Rask.