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Denmark ranks 254th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kinshasa, Hartford, Connecticut, and Łódź. Memorable people born in Denmark include Ivar the Boneless, Cnut the Great, and Sweyn Forkbeard. Memorable people who died in Denmark include Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Sweyn II of Denmark, and Valdemar III of Denmark. Denmark has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and noblemen. 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 1996, Denmark was the birth place of 43 globally memorable people, including Ivar the Boneless, Cnut the Great, and Sweyn Forkbeard. Additionaly, 23 globally memorable people have passed away in Denmark including Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Sweyn II of Denmark, and Valdemar III of Denmark.

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Most individuals born in present day Denmark were politicians (18), soccer players (6), cyclists (3), religious figures (2), and noblemen (2),  while most who died were politicians (10), noblemen (2), companions (2), soccer players (2), and philosophers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Denmark, including Lars Olsen, Søren Busk, and Jens Jørn Bertelsen. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Denmark, including Ivar the Boneless, Cnut the Great, and Sweyn Forkbeard.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 4 globally memorable people born in Denmark since 1700.