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

List people include Agner Krarup Erlang, Per Brinch Hansen and more.

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

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Agner Krarup Erlang is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Denmark
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Agner Krarup Erlang was a Danish mathematician, statistician and engineer, who invented the fields of traffic engineering and queueing theory. By the time of his relatively early death at the age of 51, Erlang created the field of telephone networks analysis. His early work in scrutinizing the use of local, exchange and trunk telephone line usage in a small community to understand the theoretical requirements of an efficient network led to the creation of the Erlang formula, which became a foundational element of present day telecommunication network studies. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 51 (1878-1929)

Birthplace: Denmark

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Bjarne Stroustrup is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Engineers from Denmark
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Bjarne Stroustrup is a Danish computer scientist, most notable for the creation and development of the widely used C++ programming language. He is a Distinguished Research Professor and holds the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Science at Texas A&M University, a visiting professor at Columbia University, and works at Morgan Stanley. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

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Professor Dines Bjørner is a Danish computer scientist. He specializes in research into domain engineering, requirements engineering and formal methods. He worked with Cliff Jones and others on the Vienna Development Method at IBM in Vienna. Later he was involved with producing the RAISE formal method with tool support. Bjørner has been a professor at the Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, close to Copenhagen, Denmark from 1965–1969 and 1976–2007, before he retired in March 2007. Inter alia, he was responsible for establishing the United Nations University International Institute for Software Technology, Macau, in 1992 and was its first director. His magnum opus on software ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

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Flemming Rasmussen


Flemming Rasmussen is a Danish engineer, producer, mixer and owner and founder of Sweet Silence Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark. Rasmussen is currently main engineer/producer at the Winding Road studio in Copenhagen. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark