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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Copenhagen and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Copenhagen, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Copenhagen include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Copenhagen alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Copenhagen are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Copenhagen.

Examples of graduates on this list: Søren Kierkegaard, Hans Christian Andersen and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Copenhagen?” and “Which celebrities are University of Copenhagen alumni?”

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Niels Henrik David Bohr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Niels Henrik David Bohr Physicist, Scientist

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Tycho Brahe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Tycho Brahe Chemist, Nobleman, Astronomer

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Bjørn Lomborg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Bjørn Lomborg Professor, Political scientist, Scientist

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Piet Hein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Piet Hein Mathematician, Inventor, Scientist

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Søren Kierkegaard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Søren Kierkegaard Theologian, Novelist, Writer

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Hans Christian Andersen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Hans Christian Andersen Poet, Novelist, Author

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Kurt Westergaard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Kurt Westergaard Cartoonist, Author

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Claus Lund is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Per Wimmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Per Wimmer Investment Banker, Explorer, Financier

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Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Theatre Director, Politician, Teacher

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Nick Palmer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Nick Palmer Politician, Computer scientist

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Nicolas Steno is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Nicolas Steno Anatomist, Geologist

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Agner Krarup Erlang is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Agner Krarup Erlang Mathematician, Statistician, Electrical engineer

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Richard D. Gill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Richard D. Gill Mathematician, Statistician

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Sigurður Þórarinsson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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N. F. S. Grundtvig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
N. F. S. Grundtvig Politician, Pastor, Writer

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Kristján Eldjárn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Kristján Eldjárn Politician, Curator, Teacher

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Ove Arup is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Ove Arup Structural engineer, Engineer

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Hans Christian Ørsted is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Hans Christian Ørsted Physicist, Chemist

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Ásgeir Ásgeirsson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson Politician, Teacher

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Bengt Strömgren is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Jens Martin Knudsen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Jens Martin Knudsen Physicist, Science writer

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Ole Rømer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Ole Rømer Inventor, Astronomer

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Robert Bruce Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Martin Vahl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Martin Vahl Botanist

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Peder Horrebow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Peder Horrebow Mathematician

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Caspar Bartholin the Elder is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Caspar Bartholin the Elder Scientist, Physician

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Johannes Fibiger is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Johannes Fibiger Scientist, Physician

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Aage Bohr is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Aage Bohr Physicist

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Eugenius Warming is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Eugenius Warming Scientist, Botanist

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Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Thor Pedersen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Thor Pedersen Politician

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Julie Vinter Hansen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Julie Vinter Hansen Astronomer

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Gry Bay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Gry Bay Actor, Singer

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Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Carsten Olsen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Carsten Olsen Scientist, Botanist

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Thomas Bartholin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Thomas Bartholin Mathematician, Physician

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Mogens Lykketoft is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Mogens Lykketoft Politician

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Joakim Frederik Schouw is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Christopher Hansteen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Helle Thorning-Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Henrik Nicolai Clausen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Henrik Nicolai Clausen Politician, Writer

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Adam Oehlenschläger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Adam Oehlenschläger Poet, Playwright

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Niels Kaj Jerne is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Niels Kaj Jerne Physician

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Tonny Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Holger Bech Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Niels Ryberg Finsen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Poul Nyrup Rasmussen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni

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Poul Schlüter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni
Poul Schlüter Politician

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Anders Sandøe Ørsted is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Copenhagen Alumni