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Denmark ranks 234th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Hamamatsu, Jacksonville, Florida, and Sacramento, California. Memorable people born in Denmark include Ivar the Boneless, Ubba, and Sweyn Forkbeard. Memorable people who died in Denmark include Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Horik I, and Sweyn II of Denmark. Denmark has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and soccer players. Denmark is located in Denmark.

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 810 and 1995, Denmark was the birth place of 40 globally memorable people, including Ivar the Boneless, Ubba, and Sweyn Forkbeard. Additionaly, 17 globally memorable people have passed away in Denmark including Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Horik I, and Sweyn II of Denmark.

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People Deceased in Denmark

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Most individuals born in present day Denmark were politicians (14), soccer players (5), cyclists (3), noblemen (2), and astronomers (2),  while most who died were politicians (8), soccer players (2), noblemen (1), writers (1), and musicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Denmark, including Lars Olsen, Lars Elstrup, and Michael Gravgaard. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Denmark, including Ivar the Boneless, Sweyn Forkbeard, and Harald Bluetooth.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in Denmark since 1700.