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Copenhagen ranks 20th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Buenos Aires, Prague, and Seoul. Memorable people born in Copenhagen include Niels Bohr, Søren Kierkegaard, and Christian VII of Denmark. Memorable people who died in Copenhagen include Hans Christian Ørsted, Niels Bohr, and Søren Kierkegaard. Copenhagen has been the birth place of many soccer players, and politicians and the death place of many politicians, and writers. Copenhagen is located in Denmark.

Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark, with a population of approximately 660,000 in the municipality and 1.4 million in the urban area. The city is situated on the islands of Zealand and Amager, separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the Øresund strait. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1216 and 2003, Copenhagen was the birth place of 312 globally memorable people, including Niels Bohr, Søren Kierkegaard, and Christian VII of Denmark. Additionaly, 232 globally memorable people have passed away in Copenhagen including Hans Christian Ørsted, Niels Bohr, and Søren Kierkegaard.

People Born in Copenhagen

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People Deceased in Copenhagen

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Copenhagen were soccer players (56), politicians (42), actors (25), singers (20), and painters (18),  while most who died were politicians (45), writers (24), painters (20), biologists (14), and composers (12).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Copenhagen, including Preben Elkjær, Søren Lerby, and Kenneth Zohore. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Copenhagen, including Preben Elkjær, Poul Nielsen, and Søren Lerby.

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Overlapping Lives

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