Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
BIG Unveils a Luminescent Geodesic Dome Power Plant, and it's also a Public Park
Power plants are, in general, rather dowdy structures—unless you live in the world of Bjarke Ingels, that is. The Danish architect and his firm, BIG, was invited to design a new biomass power plant fo...
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Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
BIG Unveils a Luminescent Geodesic Dome Power Plant, and it's also a Public Park
Power plants are, in general, rather dowdy structures—unless you live in the world of Bjarke Ingels, that is. The Danish architect and his firm, BIG, was invited to design a new biomass power plant fo...
Heinrich Dohm
Heinrich August Emil Dohm (27 September 1875, Copenhagen – 28 January 1940, Copenhagen) was a Danish artist who painted portraits and genre works and for a period specialized in religious paintings.
Heinrich Dohm - Wikipedia
Frederik Christian Lund
Frederik Christian Lund (14 February 1826, Copenhagen – 31 October 1901, Frederiksberg), commonly known as F. C. Lund, was a Danish genre and history painter. He is also remembered for his illustratio...
Frederik Christian Lund - Wikipedia
Frans Andersson
Frans Andersson (23 May 1911, Copenhagen – 1988) was a Danish bass-baritone who sang major roles at the Cologne Opera, La Scala, Vienna Opera, Berlin State Opera, and Bayreuth.
Frans Anderss...
Robert Storm Petersen
Robert Storm Petersen (September 19, 1882 – March 6, 1949) was a Danish cartoonist, writer, animator, illustrator, painter and humorist. He is known almost exclusively by his pen name Storm P.
Robert Storm Petersen - Wikipedia
Charlotte Munck
Charlotte Munck (born 2 December 1969) is a Danish actress, notable for starring in the Danish police television drama Anna Pihl as the title character, which was aired on TV2.She was born in Aarhus a...
Rigmor Mydtskov
Rigmor Mydtskov (1925, Copenhagen - 2010) was a Danish court photographer who is remembered for her portraits of artists performing in Danish theatres but especially for her many portraits of Queen Ma...
Anne-Cathrine Herdorf
Anne-Cathrine Herdorf, born 10 July 1967 in Copenhagen, is a Danish singer and actress who represented Denmark with the group Bandjo at the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest. Performing the song "En lille ...
Johannes Theodor Reinhardt
Johannes Theodor Reinhardt (3 December 1816, Copenhagen – 23 October 1882, Frederiksberg) was a Danish zoologist and herpetologist. He was the son of Johannes Christopher Hagemann Reinhardt.In 1848 he...
Johannes Theodor Reinhardt - Wikipedia
Niels Ludvig Westergaard
Niels Ludvig Westergaard (27 October 1815 – 9 September 1878 ) was a Danish Orientalist born in København. He was the father of economist Harald Westergaard (1853-1936).He studied Old Norse and Sanskr...
Niels Ludvig Westergaard - Wikipedia
Prince Joachim of Denmark
Prince Joachim of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, RE, SKmd ([pʰʁæns ˈjoækʰimˀ]; Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian; born Copenhagen, 7 June 1969) is the younger son of Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik....
Prince Joachim of Denmark - Wikipedia
Kaj Birksted
Kaj Birksted (2 March 1915 – 21 January 1996) was a Danish flying ace during World War II where he served in the RAF, with final rank of Wing Commander and Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Norwegian A...
Johannes Hjelmslev
Johannes Trolle Hjelmslev ([ˈjɛlˀmsleʊ]) (7 April 1873 – 16 February 1950) was a mathematician from Copenhagen, Denmark. Hjelmslev worked in geometry and history of geometry. He was the discoverer an...
Jeanne Darville
Jeanne Darville (18 August 1923 – 9 May 1995) was a Danish film actress. She appeared in 30 films between 1939 and 1978.She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark. She was in the fil...
Edvard Brandes
Carl Edvard Cohen Brandes (21 October 1847, Copenhagen – 20 December 1931, Copenhagen) was a Danish politician, critic and author, and the younger brother of Georg Brandes and Ernst Brandes. He was a ...
Edvard Brandes - Wikipedia
Count Viggo of Rosenborg
Prince Viggo, Count of Rosenborg (Viggo Christian Adolf Georg, 25 December 1893 – 4 January 1970) was a Danish and Icelandic prince. He was born in Copenhagen the youngest son of Prince Valdemar of De...
Count Viggo of Rosenborg - Wikipedia
Osa Massen
Osa Massen (13 January 1914 – 2 January 2006) was a Danish actress who went on to become a successful movie actress in Hollywood.
Born Aase Madsen, she began her career as a newspaper photog...
Osa Massen - Wikipedia
Dan Turèll
Dan Turèll (March 19, 1946 – October 15, 1993), affectionately nicknamed "Onkel Danny" (Uncle Danny), was a popular Danish writer with notable influence on Danish literature.
Dan Turèll grew up in...
Dan Turèll - Wikipedia
Ole Monty
Ole Monty (22 October 1908 – 24 April 1977) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 65 films between 1937 and 1976.He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark.
Knud V. Engelhardt
Knud Valdemar Engelhardt (1882–1931) was Denmark's first industrial designer. Influenced by the architect Thorvald Bindesbøll, Engelhardt understood that successful production depended on both an indu...
Knud V. Engelhardt - Wikipedia
Poul Clemmensen
Poul Clemmensen (6 January 1922 – 16 September 1998) was a Danish actor. He appeared in fifteen films and television shows between 1954 and 1992.