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Famous Graves in Denmark

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Hans Christian Andersen

2 Apr 1805 – 4 Aug 1875

Writer. Famous for his fairy tales. His father was a poor...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Victor Borge

3 Jan 1909 – 23 Dec 2000

Pianist, Comedian, Composer. He is remembered for blending humor...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Anna Margrethe Schall

6 Oct 1775 – 24 Nov 1852

Ballerina. In 1787 she was admitted to the ballet school of The...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Marie Sophie Frederikke Von Hessen-Kassel

28 Oct 1767 – 21 Mar 1852

Denmark and Norway Monarch. The daughter of Landgraf Karl von...

Roskilde, Roskilde Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

Harald Bluetooth

911 – 1 Nov 986

Danish Monarch. Born the son of Gorm the Old of Jylland and Thyra...

Roskilde, Roskilde Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

Lauritz Melchior

20 Mar 1890 – 18 Mar 1973

Opera Singer.

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Dr Aage Niels Bohr

19 Jun 1922 – 8 Sep 2009

Nobel Prize Winning Nuclear Physicist. After helping his...

Gentofte, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Christian I

Feb 1426 – 21 May 1481

Danish Monarch. He reigned as King of Denmark and Norway from...

Roskilde, Roskilde Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

Niels Bohr

7 Oct 1885 – 18 Nov 1962

Scientist. He was always a bright student even at a young age,...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Isak Dinesen

17 Apr 1885 – 7 Sep 1962

Author. She wrote the popular work "Seven Gothic Tales" (1934),...

Rungsted, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Joergen Haagen Schmith

18 Dec 1910 – 15 Oct 1944

World War II Resistance Fighter. Known as "Citronen". During the...

Hellerup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Johan Hartmann

14 May 1805 – 10 Mar 1900

Composer. Full name: Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann. Organist at...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Ole Kirk Christiansen

7 Apr 1891 – 11 Mar 1958

Toy Manufacturer. He was a master carpenter, but during the...

Billund, Billund Kommune, Syddanmark, Denmark

Caroline Amalie

28 Jun 1796 – 9 Mar 1881

Danish Monarch. She received notoriety when she became the Queen...

Roskilde, Roskilde Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

Johanne Luise Pätges Heiberg

22 Nov 1812 – 21 Dec 1890

Actress. She grew up in Copenhagen in very poor circumstances. In...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

20 Jan 1873 – 25 Nov 1950

Nobel Prize Laureate Author. He received international acclaim in...

Bispebjerg, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Percy Howard Hansen

26 Oct 1890 – 12 Feb 1951

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. During World War I, he...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Thomas Fasti Dinesen

9 Aug 1892 – 10 Mar 1979

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Rungsted, Demark,...

Horsholm, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Valdemar I The Great

14 Jan 1131 – 12 May 1182

Danish Monarch. He reigned as King of Denmark from 1154 to 1182....

Ringsted, Ringsted Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

Ole Roemer

25 Sep 1644 – 19 Sep 1710

Astronomer. Born in Aarhus, he studied at the Copenhagen...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

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