Famous Danish Artists & Painters

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 1 Gerda Wegener

Gerda Wegener.
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: March 15, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammelev, Denmark
Died: July 28, 1940

 2 Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen.
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: November 19, 1770
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen
Died: March 24, 1844
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 3 Emil Nolde

Emil Nolde.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Duchy of Schleswig
Died: April 13, 1956

 4 Torben Ulrich

Torben Ulrich.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark

 5 Vilhelm Hammershøi

Vilhelm Hammershøi.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 15, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 13, 1916

 6 Lars Andersen

Lars Andersen
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Denmark

 7 Carl Bloch

Carl Bloch
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 23, 1834
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 22, 1890
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 8 Peder Severin Krøyer

Peder Severin Krøyer
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 23, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stavanger, Norway
Died: November 21, 1909

 9 Asger Jorn

Asger Jorn
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, Writer
Birthdate: March 3, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vejrum
Died: May 1, 1973

 10 Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg

Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 2, 1783
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aabenraa Municipality Blåkrog, Denmark
Died: July 22, 1853

 11 Anna Ancher

Anna Ancher.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 18, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skagen, Denmark
Died: April 15, 1935

Anna Ancher was a Danish artist whose paintings depicted the everyday lives of fishermen, children, and women. Widely regarded as one of the greatest visual artists of Denmark, Anna Ancher was honored with several awards, such as the Ingenio et Arti medal and Tagea Brandt Rejselegat. She was also depicted on the DKK1000 banknote.

 12 Michael Ancher

Michael Ancher.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 9, 1849
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bornholm
Died: September 19, 1927

 13 Peder Mørk Mønsted

Peder Mørk Mønsted
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 10, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grenaa, Denmark
Died: June 21, 1941

 14 Danh Vo

Danh Vo
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Ba Ria, Vietnam

 15 Nicolai Abildgaard

Nicolai Abildgaard
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 11, 1743
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: June 4, 1809

 16 H. A. Brendekilde

H. A. Brendekilde
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 7, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Died: March 30, 1942

 17 William Heinesen

William Heinesen
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 15, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Died: March 12, 1991

 18 Holger Drachmann

Holger Drachmann
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 9, 1846
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 14, 1908

 19 Asmus Jacob Carstens

Asmus Jacob Carstens
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 10, 1754
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schleswig, Germany
Died: May 25, 1798

 20 Caius Gabriel Cibber

Caius Gabriel Cibber
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: 1630 AD
Birthplace: Flensburg, Germany
Died: 1700 AD

 21 Carl-Henning Pedersen

Carl-Henning Pedersen
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 20, 2007

 22 Richard Mortensen

Richard Mortensen
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 6, 1993

 23 Edith Grøn

Edith Grøn
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: February 19, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 15, 1990

 24 Signe Hansen

Signe Hansen.
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Famous As: Digital Artist
Birthdate: April 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Denmark