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List of notable or famous botanists from Denmark, with bios and photos, including the top botanists born in Denmark and even some popular botanists who immigrated to Denmark. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Danish botanists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These botanists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known botanist from Denmark is included when available.

List features people like Eugenius Warming and Tyge W. Böcher.

This historic botanists from Denmark list can help answer the questions "Who are some Danish botanists of note?" and "Who are the most famous botanists from Denmark?" These prominent botanists of Denmark may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Danish botanists.

Use this list of renowned Danish botanists to discover some new botanists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (14 items)
Carl Hansen Ostenfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Botanists from Denmark
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Carl Emil Hansen Ostenfeld was a Danish systematic botanist. He graduated from the University of Copenhagen under professor Eugenius Warming. He was a keeper at the Botanical Museum 1900-1918, when he became professor of botany at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural College. In 1923, by the early ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1873-1931)

Birthplace: Denmark

Profession: Scientist, Botanist

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Carsten Olsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Botanists from Denmark
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Carsten Erik Olsen was a Danish plant ecologist and plant physiologist, who pioneered the study of plant nutrition in soils of different pH. He was born in Copenhagen and began studies of botany at the University of Copenhagen in 1910, at first with professor Eugenius Warming, then with professor ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1891-1974)

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession: Scientist, Botanist

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Frederik Georg Emil Rostrup was a Danish botanist, mycologist and plant pathologist. From 1858, Emil Rostrup was a teacher at the paedagogical college Skårup Seminarium in then new subject natural history. He educated to-be school teachers for 25 years. In the meantime he had become well known for ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1831-1907)

Profession: Scientist, Botanist

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Erling Porsild is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Botanists from Denmark
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Alf Erling Porsild was a Danish-Canadian botanist. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1901-1977)

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession: Botanist

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