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Denmark ranks 26th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Greece, Norway, and Australia. Memorable people born in present day Denmark include Hans Christian Andersen, Hans Christian Ørsted, and Søren Kierkegaard. Memorable people who died in Denmark include Hans Christian Andersen, Hans Christian Ørsted, and Søren Kierkegaard. Denmark has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Denmark is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It is the most populous and politically central constituent of the Kingdom of Denmark, a constitutionally unitary state that includes the autonomous territories of the Faroe Islands and Greenland in the North Atlantic Ocean. European Denmark is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, lying southwest of Sweden, south of Norway, and north of Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 400 BC and 2012, present day Denmark was the birth place of 893 globally memorable people, including Hans Christian Andersen, Hans Christian Ørsted, and Søren Kierkegaard. Additionaly, 410 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Denmark including Hans Christian Andersen, Hans Christian Ørsted, and Søren Kierkegaard.

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People Deceased in Present Day Denmark

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Most individuals born in present day Denmark were soccer players (183), politicians (173), cyclists (51), writers (46), and actors (44),  while most who died were politicians (116), writers (40), companions (30), painters (28), and composers (15).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Denmark, including Peter Schmeichel, Allan Simonsen, and Richard Møller Nielsen. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Denmark, including Peter Schmeichel, Allan Simonsen, and Richard Møller Nielsen.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Denmark since 1700.