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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...

Victor Borge

3 Jan 1909 – 23 Dec 2000

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

Christian I

Feb 1426 – 21 May 1481

King of Denmark and Norway 1448-1481. King of Sweden 1457-1464....

Anna Margrethe Schall

6 Oct 1775 – 24 Nov 1852

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

Marie Sophie Frederikke Von Hessen-Kassel

28 Oct 1767 – 21 Mar 1852

Queen of Denmark and Norway. Daughter of Landgraf Karl von...

Peter Tordenskjold

28 Oct 1691 – 20 Nov 1720

Vice-admiral. Born in Trondheim as Peter Jansen Wessel. As a...

Ole Roemer

25 Sep 1644 – 19 Sep 1710

Astronomer born in Aarhus. Studied at the Copenhagen University,...

Isak Dinesen

17 Apr 1885 – 7 Sep 1962

Author. She wrote a number of books, the most famous are:"Seven...

Thomas Fasti Dinesen

9 Aug 1892 – 10 Mar 1979

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

Lauritz Melchior

20 Mar 1890 – 18 Mar 1973

Opera singer. World-famous Wagner tenor. Debuted as a baritone at...

Niels Bohr

7 Oct 1885 – 18 Nov 1962

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

Harald Bluetooth

911 – 1 Nov 986

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

Joergen Haagen Schmith

18 Dec 1910 – 15 Oct 1944

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

Johan Hartmann

14 May 1805 – 10 Mar 1900

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

Dr Aage Niels Bohr

19 Jun 1922 – 8 Sep 2009

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

Ole Kirk Christiansen

7 Apr 1891 – 11 Mar 1958

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

Johanne Luise Pätges Heiberg

22 Nov 1812 – 21 Dec 1890

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

Christian X

26 Sep 1870 – 20 Apr 1947

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

Frederik VIII of Denmark

3 Jun 1843 – 14 May 1912

Danish Monarch. He reigned as King of Denmark from 1906 to 1912....

Valdemar IV Atterdag

1320 – 24 Oct 1375

Danish Monarch. He reigned as King of Denmark from 1340 to 1375....

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