Famous Danish Sportspersons

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 1 Peter Schmeichel

Peter Schmeichel.
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark

 2 Michael Laudrup

Michael Laudrup.
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: June 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frederiksberg

 3 Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen.
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Famous As: Football Player
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.

 4 Viktor Axelsen

Viktor Axelsen.
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
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 5 Emre Mor

Emre Mor.
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brønshøj

 6 Kevin Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen
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Famous As: Racing driver
Birthdate: October 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Roskilde, Denmark

 7 Kasper Dolberg

Kasper Dolberg
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: October 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Silkeborg
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 8 Morten Andersen

Morten Andersen.
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Famous As: American Football Kicker
Birthdate: August 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

While he experimented with gymnastics and long jump in school, Danish footballer Morten Andersen, also known as the Great Dane, began his stint with football playing for the New Orleans Saints. The seven-time Pro Bowl and the five-time First-team All-Pro retired from NFL after 25 seasons.

 9 Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

 10 Yussuf Poulsen

Yussuf Poulsen
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 11 Daniel Agger

Daniel Agger
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: December 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hvidovre

 12 Simon Kjær

Simon Kjær
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Horsens

 13 Nicklas Bendtner

Nicklas Bendtner.
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 16, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen

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.

 14 Sven-Ole Thorsen

Sven-Ole Thorsen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 15 Peter Gade

Peter Gade
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: December 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aalborg, Denmark

 16 Thomas Gravesen

Thomas Gravesen
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vejle

 17 Anders Lindegaard

Anders Lindegaard
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: April 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dyrup

 18 Martin Braithwaite

Martin Braithwaite
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Esbjerg

 19 Aron Nimzowitsch

Aron Nimzowitsch
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Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: November 7, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: March 16, 1935

 20 Winston Reid

Winston Reid
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Shore

 21 Jan O. Jorgensen

Jan O. Jorgensen
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: December 31, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Svenstrup, Aalborg Municipality, Denmark

 22 Pione Sisto

Pione Sisto
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kampala

 23 Bent Larsen

Bent Larsen
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Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: March 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thisted, Denmark
Died: September 9, 2010

 24 Lasse Schöne

Lasse Schöne
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: May 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glostrup

 25 Jon Dahl Tomasson

Jon Dahl Tomasson
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Famous As: Danish football manager
Birthdate: August 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen

 26 Viktor Fischer

Viktor Fischer
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aarhus

 27 Andreas Christensen

Andreas Christensen
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: April 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lillerød, Denmark

 28 Mikkel Kessler

Mikkel Kessler
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: March 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 29 Morten Frost

Morten Frost
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: April 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nykøbing Sjælland, Denmark

 30 Kasper Schmeichel

Kasper Schmeichel
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 31 Nicolai Jørgensen

Nicolai Jørgensen
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: January 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ballerup

 32 David Heinemeier Hansson

David Heinemeier Hansson
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Famous As: Programmer
Birthdate: October 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 33 Mathias Jørgensen

Mathias Jørgensen
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: April 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen

 34 Nicolas Dalby

Nicolas Dalby
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: November 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silkeborg, Denmark

 35 Mathias Boe

Mathias Boe
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Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: July 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frederikssund, Denmark

 36 Christian Poulsen

Christian Poulsen
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: February 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Asnæs

 37 Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark.
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Famous As: Eldest Son of Queen of Denmark Margrethe II
Birthdate: May 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark is the first in order of succession to the Danish throne. Frederik has various interests that range from climate change to sports. He often encourages the people of Denmark to stay active and healthy. He has also established the Crown Prince Frederik's Foundation, which aims to provide financial support to students and encourage scientific expeditions.

 38 Thomas Sørensen

Thomas Sørensen
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fredericia

 39 Daniel Wass

Daniel Wass
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality

 40 Pernille Harder

Pernille Harder
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: November 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ikast, Denmark

 41 Brian Nielsen

Brian Nielsen
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Korsør, Denmark

 42 Mikkel Hansen

Mikkel Hansen
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Famous As: Handball player
Birthdate: October 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Helsingør, Denmark

 43 Allan Simonsen

Allan Simonsen
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Famous As: Danish footballer
Birthdate: December 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vejle

 44 Martin Kampmann

Martin Kampmann
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: April 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

 45 Torben Ulrich

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

 46 Mathias Gidsel

Mathias Gidsel
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Famous As: Handball player
Birthdate: February 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Skjern, Denmark

 47 Kim Kold

Kim Kold
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 48 David Jensen

David Jensen
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Famous As: Radio personality
Birthdate: July 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Victoria

 49 Damir Hadžović

Damir Hadžović
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goražde, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 50 Hjalte Froholdt

Hjalte Froholdt
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: August 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Svendborg, Denmark