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Denmark ranks 24th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Greece, Czechia, and Australia. Memorable people born in present day Denmark include Hans Christian Andersen, Niels Bohr, and Søren Kierkegaard. Memorable people who died in Denmark include Hans Christian Andersen, Niels Bohr, 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. European Denmark, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark is constitutionally a unitary state comprising metropolitan Denmark and the two autonomous territories in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark has a total area of 42,943 km2 (16,580 sq mi) as of 2020, and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi). Metropolitan Denmark has a population of 5.85 million, of which 800,000 live in the capital and largest city Copenhagen. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 400 BC and 2012, present day Denmark was the birth place of 783 globally memorable people, including Hans Christian Andersen, Niels Bohr, and Søren Kierkegaard. Additionaly, 359 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Denmark including Hans Christian Andersen, Niels Bohr, and Søren Kierkegaard.

People Born in Present Day Denmark

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People Deceased in Present Day Denmark

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Most individuals born in present day Denmark were soccer players (165), politicians (148), cyclists (44), writers (42), and singers (37),  while most who died were politicians (106), writers (35), companions (23), painters (22), and composers (14).

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

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