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

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

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Anders Hejlsberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scientists from Denmark
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Anders Hejlsberg is a prominent Danish software engineer who co-designed several popular and commercially successful programming languages and development tools. He was the original author of Turbo Pascal and the chief architect of Delphi. He currently works for Microsoft as the lead architect of C# ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession: Programmer, Software Engineer, Scientist

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#27 on The Most Influential Software Programmers of All Time

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August Krogh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Scientists from Denmark
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Schack August Steenberg Krogh ForMemRS was a Danish professor at the department of zoophysiology at the University of Copenhagen from 1916-1945. He contributed a number of fundamental discoveries within several fields of physiology, and is famous for developing the Krogh Principle. In 1920 August ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1874-1949)

Birthplace: Grenå, Denmark

Profession: Scientist

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Bernhard Bang


Bernhard Lauritz Frederik Bang, was a Danish veterinarian. He discovered Brucella abortus in 1897, which came to be known as Bang's bacillus. Bang's bacillus was the cause of the contagious Bang's disease which can cause pregnant cattle to abort, and causes undulant fever in humans. Bang was awarded ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1848-1932)

Birthplace: Sorø, Denmark

Profession: Scientist

Bjarne Stroustrup is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scientists 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 ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

Profession: Scientist, Engineer

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#5 on The Most Influential Software Programmers of All Time

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