University Of Copenhagen

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Soren Kierkegaard

Soren Kierkegaard
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: May 5, 1813
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 11, 1855

 2 Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: October 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 18, 1962

 3 Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: December 14, 1546
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knutstorp Manor, Sweden
Died: October 24, 1601

 4 Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: April 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lyngby, Denmark
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 Lars Mikkelsen

Lars Mikkelsen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gladsaxe, Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 6 Sucharit Bhakdi

Sucharit Bhakdi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Known for Microbiology, fringe ideas about COVID-19
Birthdate: November 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 7 Frederick IX of Denmark

Frederick IX of Denmark
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Famous As: King of Denmark (1947-1972)
Birthdate: March 11, 1899
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sorgenfri Palace, Lyngby, Denmark
Died: January 14, 1972
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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 8 Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Helle Thorning-Schmidt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rødovre, Denmark
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 Peter Freuchen

Peter Freuchen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: February 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nykøbing Falster, Denmark
Died: September 2, 1957
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 10 Mireia Lalaguna

Mireia Lalaguna
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Famous As: Model Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 Hans Christian Gram

Hans Christian Gram
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Former bacteriologist noted for his development of the Gram stain
Birthdate: September 13, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 14, 1938

 12 Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: April 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

 13 Mette Frederiksen

Mette Frederiksen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aalborg, Denmark

 14 Piet Hein

Piet Hein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Polymath
Birthdate: December 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: April 17, 1996

 15 Danica Curcic

Danica Curcic
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 16 Aage Bohr

Aage Bohr
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: September 8, 2009

 17 Gry Bay

Gry Bay
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 Inge Lehmann

Inge Lehmann
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Seismologist
Birthdate: May 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 21, 1993

 19 Morten Frost

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

 20 Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Executive Vice President
Birthdate: April 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 21 Hans Egede

Hans Egede
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former missionary who launched mission efforts to Greenland, which led him to be styled the Apostle of Greenland, founded Greenland's capital Godthåb, now known as Nuuk
Birthdate: January 31, 1686
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harstad, Norway
Died: November 5, 1758

 22 Adam Price

Adam Price
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: May 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 23 Ester Boserup

Ester Boserup
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: May 18, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Died: September 24, 1999

 24 Nicolas Steno

Nicolas Steno
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: January 11, 1638
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 25, 1686

 25 Ole Rømer

Ole Rømer
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: September 25, 1644
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Died: September 19, 1710

 26 N. F. S. Grundtvig

N. F. S. Grundtvig
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 8, 1783
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vordingborg Municipality, Denmark
Died: September 2, 1872

 27 Georg Brandes

Georg Brandes
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Famous As: Critic
Birthdate: February 4, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 19, 1927

 28 Ludvig Holberg

Ludvig Holberg
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 3, 1684
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
Died: January 28, 1754

 29 Harald Bohr

Harald Bohr
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: April 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 22, 1951

 30 Johan Christian Fabricius

Johan Christian Fabricius
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: January 7, 1745
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tøndern, Denmark
Died: March 3, 1808

 31 Valdemar Poulsen

Valdemar Poulsen
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 23, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: July 23, 1942

 32 Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted

Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: February 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Varde, Denmark
Died: December 17, 1947

 33 Otto Jespersen

Otto Jespersen
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Famous As: Former linguist who specialized in the grammar of the English language
Birthdate: July 16, 1860
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Randers, Denmark
Died: April 30, 1943

 34 Peter Høeg

Peter Høeg
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 35 Anders Retzius

Anders Retzius
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: October 13, 1796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden
Died: April 18, 1860

 36 Ida Auken

Ida Auken
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of the Danish Folketing
Birthdate: April 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark

 37 Jens C Skou

Jens C Skou
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biochemist
Birthdate: October 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lemvig, Denmark
Died: May 28, 2018

 38 Jón Sigurdsson

Jón Sigurdsson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: June 17, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iceland
Died: December 7, 1879

 39 Niels Kaj Jerne

Niels Kaj Jerne
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Immunologist
Birthdate: December 23, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 7, 1994

 40 Johan Ludvig Heiberg

Johan Ludvig Heiberg
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: November 27, 1854
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: January 4, 1928

 41 Thomas Bartholin

Thomas Bartholin
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: October 20, 1616
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malmö Municipality, Sweden
Died: December 4, 1680

 42 Jens Otto Krag

Jens Otto Krag
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime minister of Denmark
Birthdate: September 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Randers, Denmark
Died: June 22, 1978

 43 Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen

Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: February 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 11, 1927

 44 Rasmus Rask

Rasmus Rask
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: November 22, 1787
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: November 14, 1832

 45 Karen Olsen Beck

Karen Olsen Beck
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: January 31, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 46 Adam Oehlenschläger

Adam Oehlenschläger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 14, 1779
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 20, 1850

 47 Johannes V. Jensen

Johannes V. Jensen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 20, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Farsø, Denmark
Died: November 25, 1950

 48 Helmuth Nyborg

Helmuth Nyborg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Psychologist, Canoeists
Birthdate: January 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Løsning, Denmark
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 49 Jónas Hallgrímsson

Jónas Hallgrímsson
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 16, 1807
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hraun, Iceland
Died: May 26, 1845

 50 Hannes Hafstein

Hannes Hafstein
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 4, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Modruvellir, Iceland
Died: December 13, 1922