Famous Journalists from Denmark

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

People on this list include Jacob Riis and Martin Andersen Nexø.

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

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  • Connie Hedegaard Koksbang (born 15 September 1960) is a Danish politician and public intellectual. She was European Commissioner for Climate Action in the (second Barroso) European Commission from 10 February 2010 through 31 October 2014.On behalf of Denmark, Hedegaard hosted the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen 2009. She was Danish Minister for Climate and Energy from 23 November 2007 as a member of the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen III and that of Lars Løkke Rasmussen and had been the Danish Minister for the Environment from 2 August 2004 to 23 November 2007, as a member of the Cabinet of Anders Fogh Rasmussen I and II. In Denmark, Hedegaard is a member of the Conservative ...more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Holbæk, Denmark
  • Dorte Juul Jensen is a senior scientist and head of the Center for Fundamental Research: Metal Structures in Four Dimensions and Materials Research Division, Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Roskilde, Denmark. Risø operates under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, researching a wide range of technologies and training Ph.D candidates in the sciences. Jensen's research involves advancing knowledge of the physical characteristics of metal structures. She has pioneered new experimental techniques based on neutron diffraction, electron microscopy, and synchrotron x-ray diffraction. In 1997, Jensen became the first woman to be awarded ...more
  • Henrik Qvortrup (born 13 October 1963) is a Danish journalist, political commentator, and previous editor-in-chief of the weekly Danish tabloid magazine Se og Hør.
    • Age: 59
  • Inga Arvad
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    Inga Marie Arvad (October 6, 1913 – December 12, 1973) was a Danish journalist, later a U.S. citizen, noted for being a guest of Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Summer Olympics and for her romantic relationship with John F. Kennedy during 1941 and 1942. The juxtaposition of these facts led to suspicions during World War II that she was a Nazi spy. But secret U.S. investigations uncovered no such evidence, and her past did not harm her professional life or social standing in the United States. She was a motion picture writer for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1945 and a Hollywood gossip columnist, and from the late 1940s until her death she was the wife of wealthy cowboy actor and military officer Tim ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 59 (1913-1973)
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark