Famous Danish Sportspersons

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 1 
Kevin Magnussen
(Racing driver)
Kevin Magnussen
7
Birthdate: October 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Roskilde, Denmark
 2 
Peter Schmeichel
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Peter Schmeichel
7
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 3 
Brian Laudrup
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger / Midfielder)
Brian Laudrup
8
Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 4 
Viktor Axelsen
(Danish Professional Badminton Player)
Viktor Axelsen
8
Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 5 
Kasper Schmeichel
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Kasper Schmeichel
8
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Michael Laudrup
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time.)
Michael Laudrup
3
Birthdate: June 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Caroline Wozniacki
(Danish Professional Tennis Player)
Caroline Wozniacki
10
Birthdate: July 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Andreas Christensen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Andreas Christensen
8
Birthdate: April 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lillerød, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Simon Kjær
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Simon Kjær
5
Birthdate: March 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Horsens, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 10 
Mikkel Hansen
(Danish Professional Handball Player)
Mikkel Hansen
3
Birthdate: October 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Helsingør, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 11 
Yussuf Poulsen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Yussuf Poulsen
6
Birthdate: June 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Nicklas Bendtner
(Danish Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Forward)
Nicklas Bendtner
15
Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Nicklas Bendtner is a Danish football player. A tall and physically strong player, Nicklas Bendtner possesses a powerful header, which he often uses to good effect. Throughout the course of his career, he has played for popular teams like Arsenal Football Club and Juventus Football Club. He also represented his national team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

 13 
Christian Eriksen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Christian Eriksen
9
Birthdate: February 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Middelfart, Denmark
Five-time Danish Football Player of the Year Christian Eriksen has gained fame as a Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, and now plays for Inter Milan. He has been Hotspur’s Player of the Year twice and became the only player apart from Beckham to score 10+ assists in four successive Premier League seasons.
 14 
Daniel Agger
(Danish Professional Football Coach and Former Player)
Daniel Agger
3
Birthdate: December 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 15 
Jon Dahl Tomasson
(Danish Football Manager and Former Player)
Jon Dahl Tomasson
3
Birthdate: August 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Peter Gade
(Danish Former Professional Badminton Player)
Peter Gade
5
Birthdate: December 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aalborg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Anders Lindegaard
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Anders Lindegaard
4
Birthdate: April 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 19 
Thomas Gravesen
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Thomas Gravesen
3
Birthdate: March 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Nadia Nadim
(One of the Greatest Afghan Footballers of All Time)
Nadia Nadim
8
Birthdate: January 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Kasper Dolberg
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Kasper Dolberg
5
Birthdate: October 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Silkeborg, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 22 
Thomas Delaney
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Thomas Delaney
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
Emre Mor
(Turkish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Emre Mor
7
Birthdate: July 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brønshøj, Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 24 
Lasse Schöne
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder or Winger)
Lasse Schöne
3
Birthdate: May 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
Viktor Fischer
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder / Winger)
Viktor Fischer
4
Birthdate: June 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Mikkel Kessler
(Boxer)
Mikkel Kessler
3
Birthdate: March 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Pernille Harder
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Pernille Harder
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ikast, Denmark
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 28 
Holger Rune
(Danish Professional Tennis Player)
Holger Rune
2
Birthdate: April 29, 2003
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gentofte, Denmark
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Bent Larsen
(Chess player)
Bent Larsen
2
Birthdate: March 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thisted, Denmark
Died: September 9, 2010
 30 
Jan O. Jorgensen
(Danish Retired Badminton Player)
Jan O. Jorgensen
2
Birthdate: December 31, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Svenstrup, Aalborg Municipality, Denmark
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 31 
Daniel Wass
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder and Full-Back)
Daniel Wass
3
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Aron Nimzowitsch
(Danish Chess Player)
Aron Nimzowitsch
2
Birthdate: November 7, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: March 16, 1935

Latvian-born Aron Nimzowitsch escaped to Berlin and then to Copenhagen to avoid being drafted into the army during the Russian Revolution. He is best known for his cult classic book My System, which promotes the Hypermodern school of chess. In spite of repeated attempts, he failed to secure a world title.

 33 
Niklas Landin Jacobsen
(Danish Handball Player)
Niklas Landin Jacobsen
4
Birthdate: December 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Søborg, Denmark
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 34 
Mathias Jørgensen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Mathias Jørgensen
3
Birthdate: April 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Winston Reid
(New Zealand Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Winston Reid
3
Birthdate: July 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Shore, New Zealand

Winston Reid is a New Zealand football player and the current captain of the national football team. In 2011 and 2014, he was adjudged New Zealand Footballer of the Year. Apart from playing for his national team, Winston Reid has also represented popular clubs like West Ham United and Sporting Kansas City.

 36 
Jakob Fuglsang
(Danish Professional Road Racing Cyclist)
Jakob Fuglsang
2
Birthdate: March 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 37 
Pione Sisto
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left Winger)
Pione Sisto
3
Birthdate: February 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 38 
Philip Billing
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Philip Billing
0
Birthdate: June 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 39 
Tom Kristensen
(Racing driver)
Tom Kristensen
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hobro, Denmark
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 40 
Jesper Grønkjær
(Danish Former Professional Footballer)
Jesper Grønkjær
3
Birthdate: August 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godthåb, Greenland
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Thomas Sørensen
(Retired Danish Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Thomas Sørensen
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fredericia, Denmark
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 42 
Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
(Retired Danish Badminton Player and the Current President of the Badminton World Federation)
Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
2
Birthdate: September 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Helsinge, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 43 
Peter Heine Nielsen
(Chess player)
Peter Heine Nielsen
1
Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Holstebro, Denmark
 44 
Jannik Vestergaard
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre Back)
Jannik Vestergaard
0
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 45 
Allan Simonsen
(Danish Former Football Forward and Manager)
Allan Simonsen
0
Birthdate: December 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 46 
Nicolas Dalby
(Danish Mixed Martial Artist)
Nicolas Dalby
3
Birthdate: November 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silkeborg, Denmark
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 47 
Louise Eriksen
(Danish Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Louise Eriksen
6
Birthdate: September 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolding, Denmark
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 48 
Kim Kold
(Danish Actor and Former Bodybuilder)
Kim Kold
3
Birthdate: August 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 49 
Nicolai Jørgensen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Nicolai Jørgensen
3
Birthdate: January 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ballerup, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 50 
Christian Poulsen
(Danish Former Footballer)
Christian Poulsen
3
Birthdate: February 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Asnæs, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)