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Jørgen Thorup (born 7 May 1950) is a Danish fencer. He competed in the team épée event at the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Jörgen Persson is a Swedish table tennis player. In two memorable World Table Tennis Championships finals he faced fellow Swede Jan-Ove Waldner in 1989 and 1991, losing the former and winning the latter. He also won four World Championship titles in Team.
Denmark competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 126 competitors, 114 men and 12 women, took part in 74 events in 17 sports.
Jørgen is a Danish, Norwegian, and Faroese masculine given name cognate to George
Denmark competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 66 competitors, 56 men and 10 women, took part in 40 events in 15 sports, winning a total number of three medals.
Denmark competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 129 competitors, 115 men and 14 women, took part in 73 events in 15 sports.
Shu•bi•dua or Shu-bi-dua is a Danish pop group which was formed in 1973 in Copenhagen with an expansion of the group Passport. Throughout their 40-year history, Shu-bi-dua has changed its lineup many times, however its lead singer Michael Bundesen has been with the band throughout, except for the gap between 1984 and 1987. They have produced many hits in Denmark like Vuffeli-vov, Hvalen Hvalborg, Står på en Alpetop, Stærk Tobak, Familien kom til Kaffe, Sex Chikane, We wanna be free, and many more.
Their musical style owed much to folk and Central European schlager. They are the Danish band with most selling albums in Denmark.
Thorup is the name of at least 13 villages and towns in Denmark, and is also used as a surname. The name Thorup ends on "rup", which means that it originates from the late Viking Age, circa AD 1000. The name Thorup may refer to:
Jörgen Sundelin is a retired Swedish sailor. Together with his brothers Peter and Ulf he won a gold medal in the 5.5 metre class at the 1968 Olympics and a silver medal at the 1969 World Championships. The brothers also won the 1971 world title in the three-person keelboat and placed sixth and ninth at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics, respectively. Besides sailing Jörgen and Peter also played ice hockey for Skuru IK.
Kirsten Thorup, a Danish author, was born in Gelsted, Funen, Denmark in 1942 and now lives in Copenhagen. She is the author of three poetry collections, a volume of short stories, and three novels including Baby which has been translated into English. She has also written for films, television, and radio. Her novel, Den lange sommer, was published in Denmark in 1979.
Jørgen Bojsen-Møller is a Danish sailor and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul and won a gold medal in the Flying Dutchman class, together with Christian Grønborg. At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona he received a bronze medal in the Flying Dutchman, together with his cousin Jens Bojsen-Møller.
Events from the year 1944 in Denmark.
Events from the year 1953 in Denmark.
Mikkel Thorup is a Danish computer scientist jointly affiliated at AT&T Labs in Florham Park, New Jersey, United States and at University of Copenhagen. He completed his undergraduate education at Technical University of Denmark and his doctoral studies at Oxford University in 1993. From 1993 to 1998, he was at University of Copenhagen and from 1998 to 2013 he was at AT&T Labs-Research in New Jersey. Since 2013 he has been at the University of Copenhagen as a Professor and Head of Center for Efficient Algorithms and Data Structures (EADS).
Majken Thorup Toft is a Danish former swimmer who won a bronze medal in the 50 m breaststroke at the 2004 European Aquatics Championships. The same year she competed in three events at the 2004 Summer Olympics, but was eliminated in the preliminaries. She retired from swimming in 2005 due to pericarditis that resulted in her hospitalization earlier that year. During her career she set 27 national records.
The Grand Prize of the Danish Academy, founded in 1961, is the most notable of Denmark's literature prizes and awards. It is awarded by the Danish Academy. Until 1982, it was handed yearly, but since then it has been given every second year. The first years the prize was 50.000 DKK. In 1982 the Cultural Ministry of Denmark increased the prize to 100.000 DKK. From 1992 to 1997 it was 200.000 DKK, in 1998 it was 250.000 DKK and since 2000 it has been 300.000 DKK. The prize is a recognition of a writers work as a whole and not only for one book.
Jørgen Nyland Gråbak is a Norwegian nordic combined skier and Olympic gold medalist.
Thorup's Kælder is a listed structure and a bar in Aarhus, Denmark. It is a basement built approximately 1300 by Cistercian monks. The basement was listed on the Danish registry of protected buildings and places by the Danish Heritage Agency on 1 January 1959. The listing is officially "Den Grå Kannikegård" which refers to the entirety of the building on the address although only the basement beneath it is protected. The structure is situated in the historic Latin Quarter neighbourhood on Store Torv adjacent to the Cathedral.
Viktor Hald Thorup is a Danish speed skater who competes internationally.
The 28th District of the Iowa House of Representatives in the state of Iowa.
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