Discover the notable alumni of University Of Copenhagen. The list includes people like Søren Kierkegaard, Lars Mikkelsen, Mette Frederiksen, Margrethe Vestager & Danica Curcic. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, miscellaneous, leaders and scientists etc.
Lars MikkelsenLars Mikkelsen
06 May 1964, Danish
Actor
Mette FrederiksenMette Frederiksen
19 November 1977, Danish
Politician

Helle Thorning-SchmidtHelle Thorning-Schmidt
14 December 1966, Danish
Politician

Vigdís FinnbogadóttirVigdís Finnbogadóttir
15 April 1930, Icelander
President

Margrethe VestagerMargrethe Vestager
13 April 1968, Danish
Executive Vice President

Mireia LalagunaMireia Lalaguna
21 November 1992, Spanish
Model Actress
Ester BoserupEster Boserup
18 May 1910, Danish
Economist

Adam PriceAdam Price
07 May 1967, Danish
Screenwriter

Danica CurcicDanica Curcic
27 August 1985, Danish, Serbian
Actress
Gry BayGry Bay
15 August 1974, Danish
Actress

Nicolas StenoNicolas Steno
11 January 1638, Danish
Scientist
Morten FrostMorten Frost
04 April 1958, Danish
Badminton player

Ida AukenIda Auken
22 April 1978, Danish
Member of the Danish Folketing

Piet HeinPiet Hein
16 December 1905, Danish
Polymath

N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
08 September 1783, Danish
Author

Ludvig HolbergLudvig Holberg
03 December 1684, Danish, Norwegian
Writer
Georg Morris Cohen BrandesGeorg Brandes
04 February 1842, Danish
Critic

Peter HøegPeter Høeg
17 May 1957, Danish
Writer

Harald BohrHarald Bohr
22 April 1887, Danish
Mathematician

Johannes Nicolaus BrønstedJohannes Nicolaus Brønsted
22 February 1879, Danish
Chemist
Jens Otto KragJens Otto Krag
15 September 1914, Danish
Prime minister of Denmark

Johan Christian FabriciusJohan Christian Fabricius
07 January 1745, Danish
Zoologist
Wilhelm Ludvig JohannsenWilhelm Ludvig Johannsen
03 February 1857, Danish
Botanist

Sofie Carsten NielsenSofie Carsten Nielsen
24 May 1975, Danish
Politician

Thomas BartholinThomas Bartholin
20 October 1616, Danish
Physician
Jón SigurdssonJón Sigurdsson
17 June 1811, Icelander
Political Leader

Rasmus RaskRasmus Rask
22 November 1787, Danish
Linguist
Valdemar PoulsenValdemar Poulsen
23 November 1869, Danish
Engineer

Johannes V. JensenJohannes V. Jensen
20 January 1873, Danish
Author

Karen Olsen BeckKaren Olsen Beck
31 January 1933, Costa Rican
Diplomat
Adam OehlenschlägerAdam Oehlenschläger
14 November 1779, Danish
Poet

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Niels Kaj JerneNiels Kaj Jerne
23 December 1911, Danish, British
Immunologist
Jónas HallgrímssonJónas Hallgrímsson
16 November 1807, Icelander
Poet

Johannes FibigerJohannes Fibiger
23 April 1867, Danish
Physician

Johannes Eugenius Bülow WarmingJohannes Eugenius Bülow Warming
03 November 1841, Danish
Danish botanist

Hannes HafsteinHannes Hafstein
04 December 1861, Icelander
Politician
Holger PedersenHolger Pedersen
07 April 1867, Danish
Linguist
Anders RetziusAnders Retzius
13 October 1796, Swedish
Professor

Petter DassPetter Dass
1647 AD, Norwegian
Poet

Jens Jacob Asmussen WorsaaeJens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae
14 March 1821, Danish
Archaeologist

Johannes Nikolaus TetensJohannes Nikolaus Tetens
16 September 1736, German
Philosopher
Thomas KingoThomas Kingo
15 December 1634, Danish
Poet

Johan Ludvig HeibergJohan Ludvig Heiberg
14 December 1791, Danish
Poet

Johan Herman WesselJohan Herman Wessel
06 October 1742, Norwegian
Poet

Willi DansgaardWilli Dansgaard
30 August 1922, Danish
Paleoclimatologist

Ingibjörg Sólrún GísladóttirIngibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir
31 December 1954, Icelander
Politician
Christian Magnus FalsenChristian Magnus Falsen
14 September 1782, Norwegian
Statesman

Tom KristensenTom Kristensen
04 August 1893, Danish
Author
Einar Hjörleifsson KvaranEinar Hjörleifsson Kvaran
06 December 1859, Icelander
Author

Johannes EwaldJohannes Ewald
18 November 1743, Danish
Dramatist

Friedrich Christoph DahlmannFriedrich Christoph Dahlmann
13 May 1785, German
Historian
Bernhard BangBernhard Bang
07 June 1848, Danish
Veterinarian

Herman Wedel JarlsbergHerman Wedel Jarlsberg
21 September 1779, French, Norwegian
Statesman
Villy SørensenVilly Sørensen
13 January 1929, Danish
Short Story Writer

Bengt StrömgrenBengt Strömgren
21 January 1908, Danish, Swedish
Astronomer

Peter Rochegune MunchPeter Rochegune Munch
25 July 1870, Danish
Historian

Christen Sørensen LongomontanusChristen Sørensen Longomontanus
04 October 1562, Danish
Astronomer

Christopher HansteenChristopher Hansteen
26 September 1784, Norwegian
Astronomer
Anders Sørensen VedelAnders Sørensen Vedel
09 November 1542, Danish
Historian

Orla LehmannOrla Lehmann
19 May 1810, Danish
Politician

Johan Nicolai MadvigJohan Nicolai Madvig
07 August 1804, Danish
Philologist

Jón Thorkelsson VídalínJón Thorkelsson Vídalín
21 March 1666, Icelander
Author
Frederik Paludan-MüllerFrederik Paludan-Müller
07 February 1809, Danish
Poet

Sophus MüllerSophus Müller
24 May 1846, Danish
Archaeologist
Jonas Anton HielmJonas Anton Hielm
30 December 1782, Norwegian
Politician

Niels Erik Bank-MikkelsenNiels Erik Bank-Mikkelsen
29 March 1919, Danish
Reformer