Famous People Born In Aarhus

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Ari Behn
(Author)
Ari Behn
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 25, 2019

Ari Behn was a Norwegian author, visual artist, and playwright. He achieved international recognition in 2017 when his artwork was widely exhibited all over the world. Although he was married to Princess Märtha Louise, he remained a private citizen and held no title or special status. Behn committed suicide at the age of 47 after struggling with mental health problems.

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Viktor Fischer
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder / Winger)
Viktor Fischer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Joanna Roth
(Danish-British Actress)
Joanna Roth
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Birthdate: 1965 AD
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Bjarne Stroustrup
(Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist, Programmer, Writer, University teacher)
Bjarne Stroustrup
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Bjarne Stroustrup is a Danish computer scientist best known for his invention and development of the popular C++ general-purpose programming language. He is currently working as a managing director at Morgan Stanley in New York, apart from serving as a visiting professor at the prestigious Columbia University. 

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Anders Antonsen
(Danish Professional Badminton Player)
Anders Antonsen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Ole Rømer
(Danish Astronomer)
Ole Rømer
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 25, 1644
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 19, 1710

Ole Rømer was a Danish astronomer known for making the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light in 1676. Born into a wealthy family where his interest in mathematics and astronomy were encouraged, he went on to study at the University of Copenhagen. He had a high-profile career and was employed by the French government under King Louis XIV. 

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Renée Simonsen
(Danish Writer and Former Model)
Renée Simonsen
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus

Initially a supermarket cashier, Renée Simonsen was 15 when she was discovered by the modeling industry. She later won the Face of the ’80s modeling contest. The 5-time Vogue cover girl also boasts of a psychology degree and has penned several books, including an adult novel.

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Medina
(Singer)
Medina
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Martin Kampmann
(Retired Danish Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Martin Kampmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Camilla Martin
(Retired Danish Badminton Player)
Camilla Martin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Tina Dico
(Singer-songwriter)
Tina Dico
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
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Mads Pedersen
(Cyclist)
Mads Pedersen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Kai Winding
(Composer)
Kai Winding
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Birthdate: May 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 6, 1983
 14 
Ida Corr
(Singer-songwriter)
Ida Corr
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Mona Tougaard
(Model)
Mona Tougaard
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 3, 2002
Sun Sign: Aries

Danish model Mona Tougaard was 12 when she was discovered by the modeling industry and won a modeling contest at 15. Throughout her illustrious career, she has modeled for brands such as Chanel, Prada, and Louis Vuitton. She also made it to British Vogue’s April 2021 cover.

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Emil Nielsen
(Danish Professional Handball Player)
Emil Nielsen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Yahya Hassan
(Poet)
Yahya Hassan
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 29, 2020
 18 
Frans Putros
(Football player - Right-back, Centre-back Position)
Frans Putros
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Julie Berthelsen
(Known largely for her success on the TV series Popstars)
Julie Berthelsen
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jorgen Leth
(Poet)
Jorgen Leth
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Birthdate: June 14, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Michael Lumb
(Danish Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Michael Lumb
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Hans Hedtoft
(Politician)
Hans Hedtoft
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 29, 1955
 23 
Karl Verner
(Danish Linguist and Formulator of Verner’s Law)
Karl Verner
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Birthdate: March 7, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 5, 1896

Karl Verner was a Danish linguist best remembered for publishing Verner's Law in 1876. He received the prestigious Bopp Prize in 1877. In 1888, Karl Verner was made a fellow at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

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Jesper Jensen
(Danish Handball Player and Coach)
Jesper Jensen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Adeline Genée
(Danish-British Ballerina)
Adeline Genée
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 6, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 23, 1970

Adeline Genée was a Danish-British ballerina who served as prima ballerina at the Empire Theatre of Varieties, where she performed for ten years. She achieved international fame when she started performing in the USA. Adeline Genée also performed in places like New Zealand and Australia.

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Anders Eggert
(Danish Handball Coach and Former Player)
Anders Eggert
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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H.C. Hansen
(Politician)
H.C. Hansen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 8, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 19, 1960
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Thomas Lund
(Danish Retired Badminton Player)
Thomas Lund
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Valdemar Sadrifar
(Danish Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Valdemar Sadrifar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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USO
(Rapper)
USO
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1981 AD
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Gitte Hænning
(Actress)
Gitte Hænning
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Birthdate: June 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Mathias Dahl Moslund
(Danish YouTube Star)
Mathias Dahl Moslund
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Birthdate: January 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Laura Roebel
(Danish Instagram Model)
Laura Roebel
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: September 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
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Gustav Salinas
(Danish Reality Star)
Gustav Salinas
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Birthdate: July 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
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EazyDrop
(Fortnite YouTuber)
EazyDrop
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: January 17, 2004
Sun Sign: Capricorn