Episode 83: Johann Friedrich Struensee

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, learn the tale of Johann Friedrich Struensee, who took control of the Kingdom of Denmark in the eighteenth century, by winning over the king and sleeping with the queen.

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Images: Zahrtmann, Christian. Scene fra Christian VII’s hof. Circa 1873. Oil on Canvas. Den Hirschsprungske Samling, Copenhagen, Denmark. Via Wikimedia.

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