Jens Otto Krag

Jens Otto Krag

Birth
Randers, Randers Kommune, Midtjylland, Denmark
Death 22 Jun 1978 (aged 63)
Skiveren, Frederikshavn Kommune, Nordjylland, Denmark
Burial Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Memorial ID 14936317 · View Source
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Statesman. Prime Minister of Denmark from 1962 to 1968 and from 1971 to 1972. A graduate in political science, he was a member of the Danish Parliament for the Social Democratic Party from 1947 to 1973. In 1972 he resigned as Prime Minister after having secured Denmark's entry into the European Community, which is now the European Union. From 1974 to 1975 he was Chief Delegate of the European Commission in Washington D.C. In 1973 he was awarded the Schuman Prize and that same year he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradford in England.

Bio by: Erik Skytte


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
  • Added: 14 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14936317
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jens Otto Krag (15 Sep 1914–22 Jun 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14936317, citing Vestre Kirkegard, Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .