Danish History (Part 2)

Denmark: Greenland

Historical Events

Events 101 - 167 of 167

  • 1922-04-18 Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0
  • 1924-04-11 Socialists win Danish parliamentary elections
  • 1924-07-10 Denmark takes Greenland as Norway ends claim
  • 1925-04-01 1st transmission of Danish state radio
  • 1926-03-12 Denmark begins unilateral disarmament
  • 1926-07-10 Lake Denmark, New Jersey arsenal explodes, kills 21, $75m damage
  • 1926-12-14 Danish Madsen government forms
  • 1929-04-24 Thorvald Stauning becomes premier of Denmark
  • 1931-06-08 Duke of Kent wed Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
  • 1935-02-28 Ladby Ship is discovered within a Viking grave on the island of Funen in Denmark by amateur archaeologist Poul Helweg Mikkelsen
  • 1938-02-19 Soviet arctic ice research station North Pole 1 evacuated, Denmark
  • 1940-04-09 Germany invades Norway & Denmark during WW II (Denmark surrenders)
  • 1942-11-09 German occupiers install Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
  • 1943-08-28 Denmark declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers
  • 1943-08-29 Danish Navy scuttles its warships so as not to be taken by Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1943-09-18 Hitler orders deportation of Danish Jews (unsuccessful)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1943-10-01 Germans attack Jews in Denmark
  • 1944-05-24 Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark
  • 1944-06-17 Iceland declares independence from Denmark
  • 1944-07-19 Danish resistance fails in assault on Taarbaek Fort near Copenhagen
  • 1945-05-04 German troops in Netherlands, Denmark & Norway surrender
  • 1945-05-05 Netherlands & Denmark liberated from Nazi control
  • 1945-05-23 Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) arrested at Danish boundary
  • 1947-04-10 King Frederik IX of Denmark crowned
  • 1947-04-20 Frederik IX becomes king of Denmark
  • 1948-04-01 Faroe Islands receive autonomy from Denmark.
  • 1948-10-01 Radio Denmark begins transmitting
  • 1949-02-12 Team Canada beats Denmark 47-0 in hockey
  • 1949-10-20 Eugenie Anderson becomes 1st woman US ambassador (to Denmark)
  • 1951-10-01 1st treaty signed by woman ambassador-Eugenie Anderson (US ambassador to Denmark)
  • 1953-06-05 Denmark adopts a new constitution
  • 1955-02-01 HC Hansen appointed premier of Denmark
  • 1961-01-04 Longest recorded strike ends-33 yrs-Danish barbers' assistants
  • 1961-07-04 Walt Disney is one of the two main speakers on the Independence Day in The Rebuild Hills at Skørping in Denmark
  • 1963-03-23 8th Eurovision Song Contest: Grethe and Jorgen Ingmann for Denmark win singing "Dansevise" in London
  • 1964-06-04 Beatles "World Tour" begins in Copenhagen Denmark
  • 1964-09-25 Jens Otto Krag forms minority government in Denmark
  • 1967-05-11 Great Britain, Ireland & Denmark apply for membership of the EEC
  • 1970-07-15 Denmark beats Italy 2-0 in 1st world female soccer championship
  • 1971-04-27 Curt Flood resigns Senators after 13 games & departs for Denmark
  • 1972-01-14 Margrethe II of Denmark becomes the first Queen of Denmark since 1412
  • 1972-03-15 Danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112
  • 1972-10-02 Danish population votes for membership of the European Common Market
  • 1973-01-01 Britain, Ireland & Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market
  • 1973-09-01 74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • 1977-02-15 Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election
  • 1982-09-03 Anker Jørgensen government in Denmark resigns
  • 1989-05-26 Danish parliament allows same-sex marriage
  • 1991-08-25 Norway & Denmark recognize independence of former USSR Baltic republics
  • 1992-06-26 Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship
  • 1992-06-26 UEFA European Championship: Denmark defeat Germany 2-0 in Gothenburg
  • 1993-05-18 Danish people vote in favor of ratifying the Maastricht Treaty
  • 1994-04-22 In Denmark the largest lollipop, weighing 3,011 pounds, made
  • 1994-09-22 Rasmussen government in Denmark resigns
  • 1996-07-21 83rd Tour de France won by Bjarne Riis of Denmark
  • 1998-01-09 Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned
  • 2000-05-13 45th Eurovision Song Contest: Olsen Brothers for Denmark wins singing "Fly on the Wings of Love" in Stockholm
  • 2000-07-01 The Oresund Bridge, connecting Sweden and Denmark, opens for traffic.
  • 2005-09-30 The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
  • 2007-03-01 "Squatters" are evicted from Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen, Denmark, provoking the March 2007 Denmark Riots.
  • 2007-06-03 USS Carter Hall (LSD-50) engaged pirates after they boarded the Danish ship Danica White off the coast of Somalia. (details)
  • 2008-07-01 Denmark is the first European economy to confirm it is in recession since the global credit crunch began; its GDP shrinks 0.6% in the first quarter after a 0.2% contraction in the fourth quarter of 2007
  • 2009-09-05 Denmark celebrates the first national flagday, in memory of the fallen Danes in international operations since 1948.
  • 2013-01-27 Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship
  • 2013-05-18 58th Eurovision Song Contest: Emmelie de Forest for Denmark wins singing "Only Teardrops" in Malmo
  • 2014-09-04 Aracheological remains of a Viking fortress from the 900s CE, the Vallø Borgring, is discovered in Denmark
  • 2015-06-19 The right-wing Venstre block wins the 2015 Danish general election

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 391

  • 1839-06-10 Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Council President of Denmark (d. 1912)
  • 1840-06-10 Theodor Philipsen Danish painter (d. 1920)
  • 1841-11-03 Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming, Mandø, Danish Botanist (plant ecology, environment-organism interactions)
  • 1842-02-04 Georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary historian and critic
  • 1842-03-02 Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer (d. 1914)
  • 1842-05-08 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist
  • 1843-06-03 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)
  • 1844-12-01 Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland
  • 1847-04-07 J. P. [Jens Peter] Jacobsen, Danish writer (Niels Lyhne), born in Thisted, Jutland (d. 1885)
  • 1847-11-26 Maria Fyodorovna, Princess of Denmark and Empress of Russia (d. 1928)
  • 1849-05-03 Jacob Riis, Denmark, reporter (NY Tribune, NY Evening Sun)
  • 1849-06-09 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
  • 1850-06-27 Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Danish mathematician (d. 1919)
  • 1851-10-31 Lovisa of Sweden, queen of Denmark (d. 1926)
  • 1852-02-13 Johan L E Dreyer, Danish astronomer (New gen catalogue of nebulae)
  • 1853-09-29 Princess Thyra, daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (d. 1933)
  • 1857-02-03 Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, Copenhagen, Danish Botanist and Geneticist who provided evidence for Hugo de Vries' mutation theory
  • 1857-04-20 Hermann Bang, Danish writer, born in Asserballe (d. 1912)
  • 1857-06-02 Karl Adolph Gjellerup, poet (Poutnici Svetem, Nobel 1917), born in Roholte, Denmark (d. 1919)
  • 1857-07-24 Henrik Pontoppidan, Danish writer (Promised Country, Nobel 1917), born in Fredericia, Denmark (d. 1943)
  • 1859-05-08 Johan Jensen, Danish mathematician (d. 1925)
  • 1859-05-13 August Enna, Danish composer (The Witch), (d. 1939)
  • 1860-05-31 Walter Richard Sickert Munich, Danish/English painter (The Miner)
  • 1860-12-15 Niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903)
  • 1861-04-27 Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes-Digte)
  • 1861-09-10 Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (d. 1941)
  • 1864-03-23 Louis Glass, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1936)
  • 1865-06-09 Carl Nielsen, Norre-Lyndelse Denmark, composer (Det Uuslukkelige)
  • 1865-07-23 Max Heindel, Danish Christian occultist, astrologer, and mystic (d. 1919)
  • 1866-05-05 Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist (d. 1938)
  • 1866-07-03 Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter
  • 1866-09-10 Jeppe Aakjær, Danish writer (d. 1930)
  • 1867-08-01 William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)
  • 1867-11-06 Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru)
  • 1868-01-09 S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)
  • 1869-06-26 Martin Andersen Nexø, Danish writer (d. 1954)
  • 1869-11-23 Valdemar Poulsen, Danish engineer (d. 1942)
  • 1870-01-15 Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer (Greenland)
  • 1870-08-07 Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole (vicar of Denmark)
  • 1870-09-26 Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47)
  • 1870-10-16 Helge Rode, Danish poet/essayist
  • 1870-12-18 Andres Randolf, Denmark, actor (The Kiss)
  • 1871-06-14 Jacob Ellehammer, Danish inventor (d. 1946)
  • 1872-08-03 Haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)
  • 1873-01-20 Johannes V Jensen, Denmark, novelist/poet (Energy Storage, Nobel 1944)
  • 1873-10-08 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)
  • 1873-10-26 Thorvald Stauning, Denmark, PM (1924-26, 1929-42)
  • 1874-01-04 Svend Fleuron, Danish writer, born on Good Katrinedal (d. 1966)
  • 1874-06-19 Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer (d. 1941)
  • 1874-09-18 Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1874-11-15 August Krogh [Schack], Danish zoophysiologist (arterioles and capillaries, Nobel 1920), born in Grenaa, Jutland, Denmark (d. 1949)

Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh
Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate
August Krogh
  • 1878-01-01 Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)
  • 1878-01-06 Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)
  • 1878-08-14 Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)
  • 1879-03-11 Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph tests)
  • 1879-06-07 Knud J. V. Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule)
  • 1879-09-28 Benjamin Christensen, Viborg Denmark, actor (Barnet, Mockery)
  • 1879-11-29 Jacob Gade, Danish composer(d. 1963)
  • 1881-09-11 Asta Nielsen, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Joyless Street)
  • 1881-11-25 Peder Gram, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1956)
  • 1883-02-11 Paul August von Klenau, Danish composer/conductor (Sulamith)
  • 1884-12-01 Torben Myer, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Girl Who Came Back)
  • 1885-04-17 Karen Blixen-Finecke, [pen name Isak Dinesen], Danish writer (Out of Africa)
  • 1885-10-02 Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1885-10-07 Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel Prize 1922), born in Copenhagen (d. 1962)

Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Niels Bohr
  • 1886-07-12 Jean Hersholt, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Men in White, Aryan)
  • 1886-10-12 Karl Dane, Danish-American comedian and actor (Son of the Sheik), born in Copenhagen (d. 1934)
  • 1889-02-03 Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'arc)
  • 1890-03-20 Lauritz Melchior, Copenhagen Denmark, baritone tenor (National Symphony)
  • 1891-04-07 Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor (founded LEGO), born in Filskov, Denmark (d. 1958)
  • 1893-01-20 Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)
  • 1893-02-14 Kay Fisker, Danish architect (Hornbeck House, Copenhagen)
  • 1893-12-24 Carl Brisson, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Murder at the Vanities)
  • 1894-05-05 Kit Guard, Denmark, actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous)
  • 1895-02-21 Carl Peter Henrik Dam Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
  • 1896-02-07 Jacob Paludan, Danish pharmacist/writer (Jorgen Stein)
  • 1896-05-02 Helen of Greece and Denmark, queen of Romania (d. 1982)
  • 1897-08-05 Aksel Larsen, Danish politician (d. 1972)
  • 1898-01-11 Hans Rudolf Krik, Danish writer/critic (Fiskerne, Slaven)
  • 1898-01-13 Kai Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor, martyr (d. 1944)
  • 1898-01-29 Karl Bjarnhof, Danish blind journalist/writer (History of Sascha)
  • 1899-03-11 Frederick IX, [Christian FFMKWG], King of Denmark (1947-72)
  • 1899-09-02 Hans Nielsen, Denmark, lightweight and featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924)
  • 1901-08-25 Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright and director (Tivoli), born in Ribe, Denmark (d. 1961)
  • 1902-02-11 Arne Jacobsen, Danish architect (d. 1971)
  • 1902-11-18 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)
  • 1903-04-21 Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)
  • 1903-06-23 Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Two Minutes of Silence), born in Ordrup, Denmark (d. 1966)
  • 1903-10-13 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
  • 1904-09-19 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru)
  • 1905-04-08 Hans Scherfig, Danish marxist/writer (Idealister, Frydenholm)
  • 1906-08-15 Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, born in Fuglebjerg, Næstved (d. 1987)
  • 1906-11-30 Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/husband of English prince George
  • 1909-01-03 Victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian
  • 1910-03-13 Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
  • 1910-03-28 Ingrid, Queen Mother of Denmark
  • 1912-06-04 Robert Jacobsen, Danish sculptor (great iron sculptures)
  • 1913-02-02 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
  • 1913-05-04 Lady Katherine Brandram, née Princess of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)
  • 1913-07-13 Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Hellerup Denmark, Danish shipping magnate, (d. 2012)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 222

  • 1887-03-28 Ditler G Monrad, Danish bishop/premier (1863-..), dies at 75
  • 1890-02-22 Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (b. 1834)
  • 1890-11-22 Johanne Luise Heiberg, Danish actress, dies at 77
  • 1890-12-21 Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73
  • 1896-10-12 Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs, Danish nobleman and politician (b. 1817)
  • 1901-10-19 Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1903-11-13 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean and French Impressionist painter, dies at 73

  • 1904-09-29 Niels Ryberg Finnen, Danish physician (Nobel 1903), dies
  • 1906-01-29 Christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies
  • 1906-02-13 Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (b. 1866)
  • 1909-08-29 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies
  • 1912-01-29 Hermann Bang, Danish writer, dies at 54
  • 1912-05-14 Frederik VIII C W K, King of Denmark (1906-12), dies at 68
  • 1914-01-11 Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer and patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery was named (b. 1842)
  • 1916-04-29 Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Danish mathematician (b. 1850)
  • 1918-11-29 Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Helten), dies at 40
  • 1919-01-06 Max Heindel, Danish astrologer and mystic (b. 1865)
  • 1919-10-13 Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)
  • 1920-03-03 Theodor Philipsen, Danish painter (b. 1840)
  • 1924-04-02 Johannes E. B. Warming, Danish Botanist (plant ecology, environment-organism interactions), dies at 82
  • 1925-11-20 Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80
  • 1926-09-14 Johan LE Dreyer, Danish astronomer (Catalog of Nebulae), dies at 74
  • 1927-02-19 Georg Brandes, [Cohen], Danish literary-historian and critic, dies at 85
  • 1927-09-19 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (b. 1849)
  • 1927-11-11 Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, Danish Botanist and Geneticist who provided evidence for Hugo de Vries' mutation theory, dies at 70
  • 1928-01-13 Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer, dies at 57
  • 1928-01-30 Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, Danish scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1867)
  • 1929-02-03 Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist (b. 1878)
  • 1930-04-22 Jeppe Aakjaer, Danish poet (b. 1866)
  • 1933-02-26 Princess Thyra, daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (b. 1853)
  • 1933-12-21 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54
  • 1934-04-14 Karl Dane, Danish-American comedian and actor (The Big Parade) dies at 47
  • 1936-02-22 Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes Digte), dies at 74
  • 1937-03-23 Helge Rode, Danish poet/essayist, dies at 66
  • 1938-05-09 Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist (b. 1866)
  • 1941-08-30 Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer and physicist (b. 1874)
  • 1941-11-26 Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (b. 1861)
  • 1942-05-03 Thorvald Stauning, Prime Minister of Denmark (b. 1873)
  • 1943-04-30 Otto Jespersen, Danish philologist (b. 1860)
  • 1944-07-19 Carl Bock, Danish Gestapo agent, liquidated
  • 1944-08-30 Morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies
  • 1945-03-27 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish writer (romance), dies at 42
  • 1945-11-02 Princess Thyra, daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark (b. 1880)
  • 1945-12-23 Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39
  • 1946-03-04 Bror von Blixen-Finecke, Danish big-game hunter (b. 1886)
  • 1946-05-20 Jacob Ellehammer, Danish inventor (b. 1871)
  • 1946-08-31 Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63
  • 1947-04-20 Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47), dies at 76

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1949-09-13 August Krogh, Danish zoophysiologist, dies at 75

Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh
Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate
August Krogh
  • 1950-11-25 Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Danish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1873)
  • 1952-01-25 Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st President of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70
  • 1954-06-01 Martin Andersen Nexø, Danish writer (b. 1869)
  • 1954-10-08 Morten Korch, Danish author, dies at 78
  • 1955-01-29 Hans Hedtoft, premier of Denmark (1947.. 55), dies at 51
  • 1956-02-04 Peder Gram, Danish composer, dies at 74
  • 1957-02-12 Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Martha og Maria), dies at 82
  • 1957-09-21 Haakon VII (CF Charles WA), Danish king of Norway (1905-57), dies
  • 1958-03-11 Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor (founded LEGO), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • 1958-04-05 Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87
  • 1958-09-30 Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph-stipulation), dies at 79
  • 1959-04-02 Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery), dies at 79
  • 1961-03-06 Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright and director (Tivoli), dies at 59
  • 1962-09-07 Karen Blixen-Finecke, Danish baroness/writer (Isak Dinesen - Out of Africa), dies at 77
  • 1962-09-07 Isak Dinesen, Danish author (b. 1885)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1962-11-18 Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (atom, Nobel 1922), dies at 77

Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Niels Bohr
  • 1963-02-20 Jacob Gade, Danish composer(b. 1879)
  • 1966-04-05 Svend Fleuron, Danish writer, dies at 91
  • 1967-10-21 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astrophysicist, dies at 94
  • 1968-03-20 Carl T Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'Arc), dies
  • 1968-08-27 Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/Dutchess of Kent, dies at 61
  • 1972-01-10 Aksel Larsen, Danish politician (b. 1897)
  • 1972-01-14 Frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72
  • 1973-03-18 Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
  • 1976-04-17 Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1895)
  • 1979-01-20 Gustav Winckler, Danish singer (b. 1925)
  • 1980-09-03 Dirch Passer, Danish actor (b. 1926
  • 1983-05-06 Kai Winding, Danish-American Jazz musician and trombonist (Georgia On My Mind), dies of a brain tumor at 60
  • 1985-10-31 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (b. 1913)
  • 1986-01-03 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, dies at 82
  • 1987-03-13 Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, dies at 80
  • 1990-07-22 Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
  • 1990-08-18 Grethe Ingmann, Danish singer (b. 1938)
  • 1992-06-12 Edward Fleming, Danish director (Lille Spejl), dies
  • 1992-07-11 Annette Fischer, Danish chairman Amnesty Intl, dies
  • 1993-01-26 Robert Jacobsen, Danish sculptor (large iron sculptures), dies at 80
  • 1993-06-21 Ticho Parly, Danish tenor (b. 1928)
  • 1993-08-04 Kenny Drew, US/Danish jazz pianist (Moonlight Desert), dies at 64
  • 1993-11-26 Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
  • 1994-04-12 Harry la Fontaine, Danish/US resistance fighter/producer, dies at 81
  • 1994-05-15 Frederik baron van Pallandt, Danish singer (Nina & F), murdered at 61
  • 1994-10-07 Niels Kaj Jerne, Danish immunologist (Nobel prize 1984), dies at 82
  • 1995-07-13 Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish toy manufacturer (Lego Group)
  • 1995-12-27 Peter Refn, Danish journalist/director (Violets are Blue), dies at 54
  • 1998-06-03 Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (b. 1922)
  • 1998-08-20 Raquel Rastenni, Danish singer (Seven Lonely Days), dies at 82
  • 1998-09-05 Verner Panton, Danish designer (b. 1926)
  • 2000-04-10 Kirsten Rolffes, Danish actress (b. 1928)
  • 2000-11-07 Queen Ingrid, Queen Dowager of Denmark (b. 1910)
  • 2000-12-23 Victor Borge, Danish-born comedian and pianist (b. 1909)
  • 2001-01-24 Leif Thybo, Danish composer, dies at 78