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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

Harald Bluetooth

911 – 1 Nov 986

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

Roskilde, Roskilde Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

Soren Kierkegaard

5 May 1813 – 11 Nov 1855

Danish Philosopher and Theologian. Known for being an...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Niels Bohr

7 Oct 1885 – 18 Nov 1962

Nobel Prize in Physics. Dr. Bohr received world-wide recognition...

Copenhagen, 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

Isak Dinesen

17 Apr 1885 – 7 Sep 1962

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

Rungsted, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Lauritz Melchior

20 Mar 1890 – 18 Mar 1973

Opera Singer. He was a Danish-American opera singer. He was the...

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

Elizabeth

18 Jul 1501 – 19 Jan 1526

Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. She was of the Habsburg...

Odense, Odense Kommune, Syddanmark, Denmark

Carl Nielsen

9 Jun 1865 – 3 Oct 1931

Musician. Widely regarded as Denmark's greatest composer, he was...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns 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

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

Thomas Fasti Dinesen

9 Aug 1892 – 10 Mar 1979

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

Hørsholm, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Christian X

26 Sep 1870 – 20 Apr 1947

Danish Monarch, King of Iceland. Born Christian Carl Frederik...

Roskilde, Roskilde Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

Asta Nielsen

11 Sep 1881 – 25 May 1972

Danish actress who became one of the big stars of the silent...

Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Archbishop Absalon

1127 – 21 Mar 1201

Roman Catholic Archbishop, Statesman. He was raised with Danish...

Sorø, Sorø 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

Christian I

Feb 1426 – 21 May 1481

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

Roskilde, Roskilde Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark

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