88 Notable alumni of
Aarhus University

Aarhus University is 565th in the world, 199th in Europe, and 3rd in Denmark by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 88 notable alumni from Aarhus University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 2 individuals affiliated with Aarhus University won Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Economics.

  1. Margrethe II of Denmark

    Margrethe II of Denmark
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    paintermonarch
    Biography

    Margrethe II is Queen of Denmark and commander-in-chief of the Danish Defence.

  2. Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

    Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    In 1986 studied political science
    Occupations
    diplomatmilitary personnelaristocratauthor
    Biography

    Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, is the heir apparent to the Danish throne. He is the elder son of Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik.

  3. Bjarne Stroustrup

    Bjarne Stroustrup
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    Studied in 1969-1975
    Occupations
    engineercomputer scientistwriteruniversity teacherprogrammer
    Biography

    Bjarne Stroustrup is a Danish computer scientist, most notable for the invention and development of the C++ programming language. He is a visiting professor at Columbia University, and works at Morgan Stanley as a managing director in New York.

  4. Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen is a Danish politician who was the 24th Prime Minister of Denmark from November 2001 to April 2009 and the 12th Secretary General of NATO from August 2009 to October 2014. He became CEO of political consultancy Rasmussen Global and founded the Alliance of Democracies Foundation. He serves as a Senior Adviser to Citigroup. He also served as a senior advisor at The Boston Consulting Group.

  5. Bjørn Lomborg

    Bjørn Lomborg
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writerenvironmentalistpolitical scientistuniversity teacherpresident
    Biography

    Bjørn Lomborg is a Danish author and president of the think tank Copenhagen Consensus Center. He is former director of the Danish government's Environmental Assessment Institute (EAI) in Copenhagen. He became internationally known for his best-selling and controversial book, The Skeptical Environmentalist (2001), in which he argues that many of the costly measures and actions adopted by scientists and policy makers to meet the challenges of global warming will ultimately have minimal impact on the world's rising temperature.

  6. Morten Østergaard

    Morten Østergaard
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Morten Østergaard is a Danish politician who served as Denmark's Minister for Economic and Interior Affairs from 2 September 2014 to 28 June 2015. Leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party from September 2014 to October 2020, he was a member of the Folketing from 2005 to 2021. He was furthermore Minister for Research, Innovation and Higher Education from 2011 to 2014 and for a short term in 2014 also Minister for Taxation.

  7. Lene Vestergaard Hau

    Lene Vestergaard Hau
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    university teacherphysicist
    Biography

    Lene Vestergaard Hau is a Danish physicist and educator. She is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics at Harvard University.

  8. Jørgen Leth

    Jørgen Leth
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    journalistfilm directorwriterscreenwriterpoet
    Biography

    Jørgen Leth is a Danish poet and film director who is considered a leading figure in experimental documentary film making. Most notable are his documentary A Sunday in Hell (1977) and his surrealistic short film The Perfect Human (1968). He is also a sports commentator for Danish television and is represented by the film production company Sunset Productions.

  9. Poul Schlüter

    Poul Schlüter
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1929-2021 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Poul Holmskov Schlüter was a Danish politician who served as Prime Minister of Denmark from 1982 to 1993. He was the first member of the Conservative People's Party to become Prime Minister, as well as the first conservative to hold the office since 1901. Schlüter was a member of the Folketing (Danish parliament) for the Conservative People's Party from 1964 to 1994. He was also Chairman of the Conservative People's Party from 1974 to 1977 and from 1981 to 1993.

  10. Jørgen Vig Knudstorp

    Jørgen Vig Knudstorp
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    business executivebusinessperson
    Biography

    Jørgen Vig Knudstorp is a Danish businessman, who is the executive chairman and former CEO of the Lego Group. He succeeded Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen.

  11. Naser Khader

    Naser Khader
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    interpreterresearcherwriterpoliticianradio personality
    Biography

    Naser Khader is a Syrian-Danish politician who is a member of the Folketing as an independent politician. Until 2021 he was a member of the Conservative People's Party.

  12. Marcel van Hattem

    Marcel van Hattem
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marcel van Hattem is a political scientist, journalist, international relations consultant and Brazilian politician. He currently serves in Brazil's Chamber of Deputies and is known for his conservative views.

  13. Anders Samuelsen

    Anders Samuelsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anders Samuelsen is a Danish former politician who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2016 to 2019, member of the Folketing from 2007 to 2011 and as leader of the Liberal Alliance party from 2009 to 2019.

  14. Rasmussen

    Rasmussen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actorsinger
    Biography

    Jonas Flodager Rasmussen, known professionally as simply Rasmussen, is a Danish singer and actor. He represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, with the song "Higher Ground".

  15. Bertel Haarder

    Bertel Haarder
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    teacherpoetpolitician
    Biography

    Bertel Geismar Haarder is a Danish writer, teacher and politician, who is a member of the Folketing for the Venstre political party. He has served as minister several times, including Minister of Education from 1982 to 1993 and again in 2005 to 2010, and most recently as Minister for Culture and Ecclesiastical Affairs from 2015 to 2016 in the L. L. Rasmussen II Cabinet. He is a former member of European Parliament, serving from 1994 to 2001. He has also served as president of Nordic Council on two occasions, first in 2011 and latest from 2020 to 2021.

  16. Jens Christian Skou

    Jens Christian Skou
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1997
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1918-2018 (aged 100)
    Occupations
    biochemistphysiologistchemistautobiographeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Jens Christian Skou was a Danish biochemist and Nobel laureate.

  17. Lene Espersen

    Lene Espersen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    directordiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Lene Espersen is a former Danish politician and former leader of Conservative People's Party, as well as former Minister of Justice. She is the current CEO at the Danish Association of Architectural Firms. From 1 July 2016 to June 30, 2020, she served as chairman of the board of Aalborg University.

  18. Dan Jørgensen

    Dan Jørgensen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    ministerpolitician
    Biography

    Dan Jannik Jørgensen is a Danish politician of the Social Democrats who is serving as the Minister of Climate and Energy and Public Utilities in the government of Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen. Previously, he served as Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries under Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. From 2004 to 2013 he served as a Member of the European Parliament for the Social Democrats, as a part of the Party of European Socialists.

  19. Lise Rønne

    Lise Rønne
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Lise Rønne is a Danish journalist and television presenter, best known in Denmark for presenting four seasons of X Factor as well as two seasons of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. She is best known outside Denmark for presenting the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014.

  20. Helmuth Nyborg

    Helmuth Nyborg
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    In 1971 graduated with magister degree in psychology
    In 1977 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in psychology
    Occupations
    psychologistcanoeistscientist
    Biography

    Helmuth Sørensen Nyborg is a Danish psychologist and author. He is former professor of developmental psychology at Aarhus University, Denmark and Olympic canoeist. His main research topic is the connection between hormones and intelligence. Among other things, he has worked on increasing the intelligence of girls with Turner's syndrome by giving them estrogen.

  21. Lars Rasmussen

    Lars Rasmussen
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Lars Eilstrup Rasmussen is a Danish computer scientist, technology executive, and the co-founder of Google Maps. Rasmussen holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and was the director of engineering for Facebook in London. In early 2003, Lars and his brother Jens co-founded a mapping-related startup, Where 2 Technologies, which was acquired by Google in October 2004. Rasmussen became the head of the Google Maps team and worked at Google until joining Facebook in late 2010.

  22. Svend Brinkmann

    Svend Brinkmann
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    researcherpsychologist
    Biography

    Svend Brinkmann is a Danish Professor of Psychology in the Department of Communication and Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. He serves as a co-director of the Center for Qualitative Studies. His research is particularly concerned with philosophical, moral, and methodological issues in psychology and other human and social sciences. In recent years, Svend Brinkmann has been studying the impact of psychiatric diagnoses on individuals and society.

  23. Mette Bock

    Mette Bock
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politicianconsultantdirectorwriterbiographer
    Biography

    Mette Bock is a Danish political scientist, journalist and former politician. She was a member of the Folketing from 2011 to 2019, representing the Liberal Alliance party. She served as Minister of Culture and Church from 2016 to 2019.

  24. Dale T. Mortensen

    Dale T. Mortensen
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Economics in 2010
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2014 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    professoreconomistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Dale Thomas Mortensen was an American economist and Nobel laureate.

  25. Sigurd Barrett

    Sigurd Barrett
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    In 1992 graduated with Candidate of Philosophy in Russian rock
    Occupations
    composerpianisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Sigurd Barrett is a Danish pianist, entertainer, composer, and writer and creator of "Pilfingerdansen". As a musician he operates in many genres (jazz, classical, etc.) and he is popular with different age-groups.

  26. Bjarne Corydon

    Bjarne Corydon
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    Graduated with Cand.scient.pol.
    Occupations
    businesspersonpoliticiancontributing editor
    Biography

    Bjarne Fog Corydon is a Danish former politician, who was a member of the Folketing from the Social Democrats from 2011 to 2016. He served as Finance Minister of Denmark in the Cabinet of Helle Thorning-Schmidt from 2011 to 2015, and was formerly her secretary.

  27. Jim Hagemann Snabe

    Jim Hagemann Snabe
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    managerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Jim Hagemann Snabe is a Danish businessman and is currently the Chairman at Siemens and Maersk. Together with Bill McDermott, Snabe was Co-CEO of the German Technology company SAP, before becoming member of the board of directors at SAP. Snabe has also been an Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School since 2016 and is currently a member of the board of trustees at the World Economic Forum.

  28. Nicolai Wammen

    Nicolai Wammen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nicolai Halby Wammen is a Danish politician of the Social Democrats who has been serving as Minister for Finance in the government of Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen since 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Denmark's second-largest city, Aarhus, he served as mayor. On the national level, he has served as Minister of European Affairs (2011–2013) and as Minister of Defence (2013–2015).

  29. Svend Auken

    Svend Auken
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1943-2009 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Svend Gunnarsen Auken was a Danish politician. He represented the Social Democrats as a member of the Danish parliament (Folketinget) from 1971 until his death.

  30. Artis Pabriks

    Artis Pabriks
    Born in
    Latvia Flag Latvia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Artis Pabriks is a Latvian politician. Since January 2019 he has been the Minister for Defence and Deputy Prime Minister of Latvia. From 2014 to 2018, he was a Member of the European Parliament.

  31. Søren Gade

    Søren Gade
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    businesspersonmilitary officerpolitician
    Biography

    Søren Gade Jensen is a Danish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2019, representing the Liberal party, Venstre. He was a Liberal member of the Folketing from 2001 to 2019. Before entering politics, he was a military officer and businessman.

  32. Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen

    Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    designersoftware engineer
    Biography

    Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen is a Danish software engineer, technology executive, and co-founder of Google Maps.

  33. Josephine Fock

    Josephine Fock
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    1987-1993 graduated with jurist
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Josephine Fock is a Danish politician, who was a member of the Folketing for The Alternative from 2015 to 2018. She was the leader of the party from 1 February to 14 November 2020 after Uffe Elbæk resigned.

  34. Christine Antorini

    Christine Antorini
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    Studied in 1985-1987
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christine Edda Antorini is a Danish politician for the Social Democrats, formerly for the Socialist People's Party. From 2011 to 2015 she was the Minister of Education in the Cabinet of Helle Thorning-Schmidt. She was a member of the Folketing from 1998 to 1999 and again from 2005 to 2018.

  35. Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen

    Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen
    Born in
    Yemen Flag Yemen
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen is a Danish diplomat who has served as Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union from 2015 to 2022.

  36. Lone Frank

    Lone Frank
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    non-fiction writerjournalist
    Biography

    Lone Frank is a Danish science journalist, author and PhD in neurobiology. Since 1998 she has written for newspapers. She is also a commentator and lecturer and has worked in radio and television; including organized and participated in science series on television, talking about controversial issues such as heritability of IQ and race and intelligence. She received her master's degree in biology on a thesis about "the transcriptional regulation of glutamate receptors in cerebral ischemia" from Aarhus University in 1992.

  37. Finn Nørbygaard

    Finn Nørbygaard
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    musicianentertainervoice actorschool teachercomedian
    Biography

    Finn Nørbygaard is a Danish actor, entertainer, musician and psychotherapist. Nørbygaard was originally educated as a school teacher but had his breakthrough in a TV role as a bus conductor with Jacob Haugaard wherein they popularized the regional expression Ja-dak. The pair also made the Jydekompagniet movies and acted in popular TV-commercials for Tuborg Squash. Another of Nørbygaards successes was the comedy/music show Musik og Fis in 1994 which he made with the singer Jette Torp. The show also became known as Finn og Jette Show.

  38. Victoire Dogbé Tomegah

    Victoire Dogbé Tomegah
    Born in
    Togo Flag Togo
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    Studied in 1988
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Victoire Sidémého Dzidudu Dogbé Tomegah is a Togolese politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Togo since 28 September 2020. She is the first woman to hold the office.

  39. Holger K. Nielsen

    Holger K. Nielsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Holger Kirkholm Nielsen, known as Holger K. Nielsen, is a Danish politician, member of the Folketing for the Socialist People's Party. He was Denmark's Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2013 to 2014. He was the leader of the Socialist People's Party from 1991 to 2005 and served as the Minister for Taxation from 2012 to 2013.

  40. Myanna Dellinger

    Myanna Dellinger
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Myanna Dellinger is a Danish-American law professor, climate change and international law specialist, and Fulbright Scholar.

  41. Jacob Bundsgaard

    Jacob Bundsgaard
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    Studied in 1999
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jacob Bundsgaard Johansen is a Danish politician and is the current Mayor of Aarhus Municipality. He is a member of the Danish Social Democrats. He took over after the former mayor Nicolai Wammen, who resigned as mayor to become member of the Danish Parliament, Folketinget, in 2011.

  42. Lars Kolind

    Lars Kolind
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    writerentrepreneur
    Biography

    Lars Kolind is a Danish businessman. Kolind holds an M.Sc. in Mathematics from Aarhus University from 1972 and a B.Comm. from the Copenhagen Business School from 1977. He is adjunct professor of leadership and strategy at Aarhus University Business School (Aarhus School of Business) since 2000. He serves as Detao Master of Leadership and Strategy since 2012.

  43. Anne McIntosh

    Anne McIntosh
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anne Caroline Ballingall McIntosh, Baroness McIntosh of Pickering is a British Conservative Party politician and life peer.

  44. Stefan Seidler

    Stefan Seidler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politicianconsultant
    Biography

    Stefan Seidler is a Danish-German politician of the South Schleswig Voters' Association, the party representing the interests of the Danish and Frisian minority populations in Germany. He was elected to the Bundestag from Schleswig-Holstein in the 2021 German federal election. His election represented the first time the SSW won a seat since 1949. The SSW last contested a federal election in the 1961 West German election.

  45. Dorthe Nors

    Dorthe Nors
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Dorthe Nors is a Danish writer. She is the author of Soul, Karate Chop, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal, and Wild Swims.

  46. Ida Jessen

    Ida Jessen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    writertranslator
    Biography

    Ida Jessen is a Danish author and translator who writes in both Danish and Norwegian. Jessen was nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize and has won several awards for her work. She is a member of the Danish Academy and a recipient of the Lifetime Award from the Danish Arts Foundation.

  47. Henning Toft Bro

    Henning Toft Bro
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    musicianpriest
    Biography

    Henning Toft Bro is a Danish prelate currently being the Bishop of Aalborg, Denmark.

  48. Louise Gade

    Louise Gade
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Louise Gade is a Danish cand.jur., president of Aarhus VIA University College and former mayor of Aarhus, Denmark.

  49. Simon Faber

    Simon Faber
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Simon Faber is a German politician (Südschleswigscher Wählerverband) and was Lord Mayor of Flensburg between January 15, 2011 and January 15, 2017.

  50. Jeanette Varberg

    Jeanette Varberg
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    writercuratorarchaeologist
    Biography

    Jeanette Varberg is a Danish archaeologist, writer and curator who discovered that glass beads found in Denmark had originated in Egypt and Mesopotamia. She published Fortidens Slagmarker - krig og konflikt fra stenalder til vikingetid (Battlefields of the Past - Wars and Conflicts from the Stone Age to the Viking Period) which won DR's Rosenkjæer Prize in 2014 and the Blixen Prize in 2015. Since February 2017, she has been a curator at the National Museum of Denmark.

  51. Anne Fortier

    Anne Fortier
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    novelistwriter
    Biography

    Anne Fortier is a Danish-Canadian writer who has lived in the US and Canada since 2002.

  52. Marlene Wind

    Marlene Wind
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    In 1993 graduated with Cand.scient.pol.
    Occupations
    political scientist
    Biography

    Marlene Wind is a Danish political scientist. She is a professor of political science at the University of Copenhagen, where she has been also Director of the Center for European Policy. She specializes in the law, policies, and politics of the European Union.

  53. Anders Eldrup

    Anders Eldrup
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    political scientistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Anders Eldrup is a Danish business leader who for years has been a central figure in Danish politics and business. He was previously Permanent Secretary at the Danish Ministry of Finance, and since 2001 Eldrup has taken the position as CEO. First directing the Danish oil and gas company DONG (an abbreviation for Danish Oil and Natural Gas), then from 2006 CEO of DONG Energy - the result of one of Denmark’s largest mergers in history between DONG and five other Danish energy companies.

  54. Niviaq Korneliussen

    Niviaq Korneliussen
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    author
    Biography

    Niviaq Korneliussen is a Greenlandic author writing in Greenlandic and Danish. Her 2014 debut novel, HOMO sapienne was written and published in Greenlandic, as well as in a Danish translation by the author.

  55. Thorkild Fogde

    Thorkild Fogde
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    In 1991 graduated with Candidate of Law
    Occupations
    Director of Policeattorney-in-fact
    Biography

    Thorkild Fogde is a Danish police officer and current commissioner of the Danish Police; he became Police Commissioner on the 1st of March 2020 replacing Jens Henrik Højbjerg.

  56. Tine Lindhardt

    Tine Lindhardt
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    theologianpriest
    Biography

    Tine Lindhardt, a Danish theologian, is the Lutheran bishop of the Diocese of Funen from 4 November 2012.

  57. Kåre Johannessen

    Kåre Johannessen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    television presenterwriterlecturercuratorauthor
    Biography

    Kåre Johannessen is a Danish historian, writer, lecturer and presenter. He is the former curator at the museum of Trelleborg and Middelaldercentret, where he worked from 1994 to 1999 and again from 2004 to 2015. Today he is a self-employed historian. While working at Trelleborg he recreated the Viking game of knattleikr and injured his knee so badly that he had to use crutches for a time.

  58. Poul Anker Bech

    Poul Anker Bech
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1942-2009 (aged 67)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    1967-1973 graduated with Cand.mag. in art history
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Poul Anker Bech was a Danish painter.

  59. Anders Primdahl Vistisen

    Anders Primdahl Vistisen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    lobbyistpolitician
    Biography

    Anders Primdahl Vistisen is a Danish politician and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Denmark. He is a member of the Danish People's Party, part of the European Conservatives and Reformists.

  60. Nina Smith

    Nina Smith
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    economistprofessor
    Biography

    Nina Smith née Gotfred-Rasmussen is a prominent Danish economist. Since 2005, she has been Professor of Economics and Business at Aarhus University. Smith has held a number of major educational and advisory positions, including Research Professor at the German Institute for Economic Research and head of the board of the Independent Research Fund Denmark. As of July 2021, she serves on the boards of several leading financial companies in Denmark such as Nykredit.

  61. Poul Nielson

    Poul Nielson
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    ministerautobiographerpolitician
    Biography

    Poul Nielson is a Danish politician from the Social Democrats who has held the posts as Energy Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation, and served as European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid from 1999 until 2004.

  62. Ineta Ziemele

    Ineta Ziemele
    Born in
    Latvia Flag Latvia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    university teacherjudgejuristlegal scholar
    Biography

    Ineta Ziemele is Latvian jurist and judge at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia since 2015. On 8 May 2017 she was elected to be the President of the Constitutional Court.

  63. Lars Ramkilde Knudsen

    Lars Ramkilde Knudsen
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    cryptologistcomputer scientist
    Biography

    Lars Ramkilde Knudsen is a Danish researcher in cryptography, particularly interested in the design and analysis of block ciphers, hash functions and message authentication codes (MACs).

  64. Charlotte Sahl-Madsen

    Charlotte Sahl-Madsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    directorpolitician
    Biography

    Charlotte Sahl-Madsen or Sahl-Madsen is a Danish politician and businesswoman. She was the Danish Minister of Science, Technology and Development from 23 February 2010 to 3 October 2011. She had previously led Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Lego R&D and the Universe theme park.

  65. Per Mollerup

    Per Mollerup
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    designerauthor
    Biography

    Per Mollerup is a Danish designer, academic, and author. He is known for his emphasis on simplicity in design and for his wayshowing design at airports in Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stockholm, as well as the Copenhagen Metro. He is currently a Professor of Communication Design at Swinburne University of Technology's School of Design.

  66. Ole Henrik Laub

    Ole Henrik Laub
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1937-2019 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    novelistauthor
    Biography

    Ole Henrik Laub was a Danish novelist and author of short-stories and children books. He was also an art painter and cartoonist.

  67. Søren Solkær Starbird

    Søren Solkær Starbird
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Søren Solkær, is a Danish photographer best known for his portraits of musicians. He is most recognised as the man responsible for various iconic images of Björk, The White Stripes, Franz Ferdinand, David Lynch, Arctic Monkeys, R.E.M. and U2.

  68. Jens Kehlet Nørskov

    Jens Kehlet Nørskov
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    engineerchemistphysicist
    Biography

    Jens Kehlet Nørskov is the Villum Kann Rasmussen professor at the Technical University of Denmark. He is a Danish physicist most notable for his work on theoretical description of surfaces, catalysis, materials, nanostructures, and biomolecules.

  69. Søren Galatius

    Søren Galatius
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    university teachermathematician
    Biography

    Søren Galatius is a Danish mathematician who works as a professor of mathematics at the University of Copenhagen. He works in algebraic topology, where one of his most important results concerns the homology of the automorphisms of free groups. He is also known for his joint work with Oscar Randal-Williams on moduli spaces of manifolds, comprising several papers.

  70. Peter Sørensen

    Peter Sørensen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Peter Ingemann Moesgaard Sørensen is a Danish diplomat, EU Ambassador to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva. He previously served as European Union Special Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  71. Finn Olav Gundelach

    Finn Olav Gundelach
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1925-1981 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Finn Olav Gundelach was a Danish diplomat and European Commissioner. He served as vice-president of the European Commission from 6 January 1977 to 6 January 1981.

  72. Britta Thomsen

    Britta Thomsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpoliticiantrade unionist
    Biography

    Britta Thomsen is a Danish politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament from 2004 until 2014. She is a member of the Social Democrats, which is part of the Party of European Socialists.

  73. Susan Binau

    Susan Binau
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    businesspersonbeauty pageant contestantauthor
    Biography

    Susan Binau born March 15, 1964, in Copenhagen, Denmark, is a global philanthropist, published author, motivational speaker, businesswoman, and cancer survivor. A past Miss Universe Denmark and Miss International Friendship, Binau has since developed resources for families to use when coping with grief and the death or imminent death (hospice care) of a friend or family member.

  74. Jógvan Fríðriksson

    Jógvan Fríðriksson
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Jógvan Fríðriksson is the first bishop of the independent Church of the Faroe Islands.

  75. Mads Melbye

    Mads Melbye
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    epidemiologist
    Biography

    Mads Melbye is a Danish medical doctor and scientist. He earned his M.D. degree from University of Aarhus, Denmark, in 1983, and a DMSc degree from the same university in 1988. His thesis work was partly done as a fellow in the epidemiology program 1985-1986 at the National Cancer Institute, NIH, US. After clinical training he became senior investigator in 1989 at the Danish Cancer Registry in Copenhagen, and in 1991 state epidemiologist at Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen. In 1992, Melbye was given a personal chair in infectious disease and cancer epidemiology by the Danish minister for research and education. He founded the Department of Epidemiology Research at SSI and to day this department is one of Europe's largest epidemiologic research milieus. From 1998 to 2008 he was foreign adjunct professor at Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Branch at Karolinska University in Stockholm. In 2012 he established the Danish National Biobank which is one of the biggest biobanks in the world today. Same year he became senior vice-president at Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen and from 2016 till 2020 president and CEO. He is presently professor of medical epidemiology at University of Copenhagen and visiting professor at Stanford University School of Medicine.

  76. Johannes Lebech

    Johannes Lebech
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Niels Johannes Lebech is a Danish politician. He is former Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs for the Danish Social Liberal Party and a former member of the European Parliament.

  77. Elof Westergaard

    Elof Westergaard
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Elof Westergaard is a Danish theologian who since 2014 has been a Bishop of Ribe.

  78. Peter Fibiger Bang

    Peter Fibiger Bang
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    historianclassical scholar
    Biography

    Peter Fibiger Bang is a Danish historian of Rome, empire, cross-cultural comparison and world history. Bang's main research interests are Roman economic history and imperial power, historical sociology and world history, as well as the reception of Classical culture in later ages.

  79. John Frandsen

    John Frandsen
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    composer
    Biography

    John Frandsen is a Danish composer, organist and choral conductor, whose work includes operas, chamber music, and religious music. His 1999 Now Flashes the White Light of the Spirit commissioned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church was performed simultaneously in over 100 Danish churches on the day of the anniversary.

  80. Lenka Lichtenberg

    Lenka Lichtenberg
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Lenka Lichtenberg is a Canadian singer, composer, songwriter, animal rights activist and chazanit of Czech-Jewish descent. She sings in six languages, including Czech, English, French, Hebrew, Russian and Yiddish.

  81. Elin Brimheim Heinesen

    Elin Brimheim Heinesen
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    singerjournalistsongwritercomposer
    Biography

    Elin Brimheim Heinesen is a Faroese journalist, editor, singer, songwriter and composer. She is a Master of Arts in Art History (Aesthetics & Culture), studied at Aarhus University 1984-1986 and 1989-1991. After living in Denmark for over 20 years, she moved back to the Faroe Islands in 2007, where she became Director of Samvit, a public institution under the Faroese governance, which was responsible for tourism and export of Faroese goods, she was the director of Samvit until the council was closed in 2009. While living in Denmark, she worked as director, project manager, as editor and self-employed with own company. From September 2009 to May 2012 she was employed as media and development manager at Kringvarp Føroya (Faroe Islands Radio and TV). Since May 2012 she has worked as a self-employed, for a while she was a journalist at the portal portal.fo after being sold to Knassar. She also participates actively in the community debate on the Faroe Islands and was an active debater in connection with Sea Shepherd's Action Against Whaling, Operation GrindStop 2014. In February 2014 she was elected to the board of the new Faroese film association Føroysk Filmsfólk.

  82. Christian Dorph

    Christian Dorph
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Christian Dorph is a Danish author. He has written several collections of poems as well as crime fiction.

  83. Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen

    Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen is a Danish theologist who since 2014 has been serving as the General Secretary of DanChurchAid. In 2018 she was elected Moderator of ACT Alliance - a global alliance of 146 churches and related organisations working together in over 120 countries to create positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalized people.

  84. Karsten Grove

    Karsten Grove
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    university teachermathematician
    Biography

    Karsten Grove is a Danish-American mathematician working in metric and differential geometry, differential topology and global analysis, mainly in topics related to global Riemannian geometry, Alexandrov geometry, isometric group actions and manifolds with positive or nonnegative sectional curvature.

  85. Morten Strange

    Morten Strange
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Morten Strange is a Danish-born, Singapore-based independent financial analyst. He is a former bird photographer, author and publisher. Strange was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and studied economics at Aarhus University 1971-73; he served in the Danish army as a sergeant in the field artillery. From 1974, Strange worked in the offshore oil industry in the North Sea and later in South-east Asia and China as a field services engineer; he retired from the oil business in 1986 as a field services supervisor. Since then, Strange has worked for the Danish Ornithological Society (as international officer 1994-1996), for Nature's Niche Pte Ltd (as marketing manager 1999-2008) and for Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd (as managing director 2008-2013). Strange was based in Singapore from 1980 to 1993 and again from 1999 onwards, and is now a Singapore permanent resident; he is the father of four sons from two marriages.

  86. Mette Laugesen Graversgaard

    Mette Laugesen Graversgaard
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    In 2017 studied molecular biology
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Mette Laugesen Graversgaard is a Danish athlete. She competed in the women's 4 × 100 metres relay event at the 2019 World Athletics Championships.

  87. Jesper Møller

    Jesper Møller
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    professorresearcher
    Biography

    Jesper Møller is a Danish mathematician.

  88. Henrik Koch

    Henrik Koch
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in Aarhus University
    1989-1991 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    professorresearcher
    Biography

    Henrik Koch is a Danish scientist. His field is theoretical chemistry. He is Full Professor at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa in Italy.