Famous Danish - Danish Celebrities

Denmark has cemented its position among world’s top countries. And going by the gamut of its beauty and brains, it is not hard to see why. That is true! Denmark has come a long, long way from the time Danish Vikings hit the seas and ravaged most of Europe. Today, the country captures global imagination with its progressive politics, breathtaking architecture, free University education, and not to forget, its lip-smacking pastries. No wonder, the Danes are among the happiest in the world and are an inspiration to many. There is no denying the range of impact the Danes have asserted over the world. Their contribution to global entertainment, literature, art, science, and culture has been gargantuan. From the creator of Fairy Tales, Hans Christian Andersen to Hollywood heartthrob Scarlett Johansson, the Danish have stamped their greatness in diverse genres and how. Explore the lives and deeds of famous Danish people in their timeline, trivia, and facts below and get ready to be clearly inspired. And yes, these biographies are worth a read.

Find out more about the greatest Danes, including Hans Christian Andersen, Lili Elbe, Lars Ulrich, Niels Bohr and Helena Christensen.

The Most Famous Danish

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Fie LaursenJuly 3, 1996DanishFie Laursen is a Danish Youtuber, singer and a professional blogger
Thea KornumApril 22, 1998DanishThea Kornum is a Danish YouTuber and Instagram star
Lili ElbeDecember 28, 1882DanishLili Elbe was a Danish transgender woman and one of the earliest recipients of gender reassignment surgery
Nikolaj Coster-WaldauJuly 27, 1970DanishNikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor, screenwriter, and producer
Mia SandOctober 11, 1987DanishMia Sand, also known by her online alias 'Miss Mia Fit', is a Danish fitness model
Princess Alice of BattenbergFebruary 25, 1885BritishPrincess Andrew of Greece and Denmark, also known as Princess Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie of Battenberg, was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II
Josephine SkriverApril 14, 1993DanishCheck out all that you wanted to know about Josephine Skriver, the famous Danish model; her biography, her family and personal life, fun trivia facts and more.
Benjamin LasnierApril 2, 1999DanishCheck out all that you wanted to know about Benjamin Lasnier, the famous singer & social media star; his birthday, his family and personal life, his girlfriends, fun trivia facts and more.
Alex HolttiSeptember 1, 1994DanishCheck out all that you wanted to know about Alex Holtti, the famous Danish Viner & YouTuber; his birthday, his family and personal life, his girlfriends, fun trivia facts and more.
Oscar RosenstroemMarch 14, 2002DanishOscar Rosenstroem is a Danish Musical.ly star

Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier is a Danish film-maker and screenwriter, known for his dark and intense movies

DanishApril 30, 195699 views

Jens C Skou

Jens Christian Skou is a Danish scientist and doctor who won the 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

DanishOctober 8, 191899 views

Ben Roy Mottelson

Ben Roy Mottelson is an American-Danish nuclear physicist

DanishJuly 9, 1926131 views

Aage Bohr

Aage Niels Bohr was a Nobel Prize winning nuclear physicist

DanishJune 19, 1922230 views

William Christopher Zeise

William Christopher Zeise was a Danish organic chemist who discovered the Zeise’s salt

DanishOctober 15, 178988 views

Inge Lehmann

Inge Lehmann was a Danish seismologist who discovered the fact that the core of the Earth was solid

DanishMay 13, 1888182 views

Henrik Dam

Henrik Dam was a Danish biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1943

DanishFebruary 21, 189587 views

August Krogh

August Krogh was a Danish professor who was conferred with the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1920

DanishNovember 15, 1874150 views

Niels Ryberg Finsen

Niels Ryberg Finsen was an Icelandic Faroese-Danish physician and scientist famous for his invention of modern phototherapy

DanishDecember 15, 1860151 views

Hans Christian Ørsted

Hans Christian Oersted was a famous physicist and chemist who pioneered the concept of electromagnetism

DanishAugust 14, 1777139 views