Lise Nørgaard née Jensen (born 14 June 1917) is a Danish journalist and writer known for her precise and often humorous portrayals of Danish cultural life. Nørgaard has written novels, compilations of essays and short stories. The memoirs of her childhood, Kun en pige (Only a girl), became a bestseller in 1992 and is considered Nørgaard's masterpiece. The work was made into a feature film in 1995.
Rasmus Bartholin (Latinized Erasmus Bartholinus; 13 August 1625, Roskilde – 4 November 1698, Kopenhagen) was a Danish scientist and physician. As part of his studies, he travelled in Europe for ten years. Professor at the University of Copenhagen, first in Geometry, later in Medicine. He was a younger brother of Thomas Bartholin.
Carl Theodor Zahle (19 January 1866 in Roskilde – 3 February 1946 in Copenhagen), Danish lawyer and politician; prime minister of Denmark 1909-1910, 1913-1920. In 1895 he was elected member of the lower chamber of the Danish parliament, Folketinget, for Venstrereformpartiet. A campaigner for peace, in 1905 he co-founded Det Radikale Venstre together with other (mostly pacifistic) disgruntled members of Venstrereformpartiet. He continued on as a member of Folketinget for Det Radikale Venstre until 1928, when he became a member of the upper chamber of parliament Landsting. In 1929 he became Justice Minister, a post which he held until 1935. From 1936 until 1945 he was a board member of nationwide daily Politiken.
Jon Dahl Tomasson (born 29 August 1976 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a retired Danish footballer and assistant manager at the Dutch football club SBV Excelsior. Tomasson is of Danish and Icelandic heritage and is known for his positional strength and fine finishing. His most notable run of football came in his first stint at Feyenoord, with whom he won the 2002 UEFA Cup, and Italian club Milan, with whom he won the 2003 UEFA Champions League and reached the final in 2005. He was also honoured with the Danish Player of the Year award in both 2002 and 2004.
Peter Planch Madsen (born 26 April 1978 in Roskilde) is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a striker. He played 13 games and scored three goals for the Danish national team, and Madsen was part of the Danish squad at the 2002 FIFA World Cup and 2004 European Championship tournaments.
Jesper Ringsborg Christiansen (born April 24, 1978) is a Danish professional footballer, who plays as a goalkeeper for OB in the Danish Superliga. He has previously played for Danish Superliga clubs Odense BK, Vejle BK, Viborg FF, and F.C. Copenhagen, winning four Superliga championships and two Danish Cup trophies with F.C. Copenhagen. He has also played for Scottish Premier League club Rangers.
Poul Hübertz (born 21 September 1976 in Roskilde) is a Danish footballer who is currently unattached, after being released by FC Roskilde in July 2010. He plays as a striker. He has previously played for a number of Danish clubs, including Farum BK, Herfølge BK, AaB, and FC Midtjylland in the Danish Superliga, and has also represented English football clubs Millwall and Northampton Town. With his long legs and unelegant style, he is known in Denmark as a somewhat atypical striker.
Niels Christian Oskar Nørland (October 4, 1882 in Roskilde – May 18, 1941 in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen) was a Danish amateur football (soccer) player, who played 14 games as a forward for the Denmark national football team and won silver medals at the 1908 and 1912 Summer Olympics. He also won a gold medal at the unofficial 1906 Summer Olympics. Nørlund played his entire career with Copenhagen club KB, with whom he won several Danish football championships.
Ejler Andreas Christoffer Jorgensen (1838–1876), whose first name is sometimes spelled “Eiler” and whose last name is sometimes spelled “Jørgensen”, was a landscape and portrait painter.