Torben is a Danish variant of the given name Torbjörn.
Torbjörn, Thorbjörn, Torbjørn, or Thorbjørn are modern Swedish, Norwegian and Danish forms of the Old Norse and Icelandic name Þorbjörn, meaning thunder and bear.
People named Torben include:
Torben Betts is an English playwright and screenwriter.
Torben Boye is a Danish former professional football (soccer) player, who played his entire career for Danish Superliga club Aalborg Boldspilklub (AaB). Boye has set a number of records for the club, including most played games, as he played 560 matches for AaB. He debuted for AaB as a midfielder in 1984, and following a couple of seasons as a right back he ended in the centre back position. He stopped at the top level following the Danish Superliga 2001-02 season.
Torben Frank is a Danish former footballer, who played in the striker role. He most successfully played for Danish clubs Lyngby Boldklub and Brøndby IF, and won four Danish championships. In addition, Frank received 5 international caps for the Denmark national football team and was a part of the Danish team that won the 1992 European Championship.
Torbern Olaf (Olof) Bergman (KVO) was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist noted for his 1775 Dissertation on Elective Attractions, containing the largest chemical affinity tables ever published. Bergman was the first chemist to use the A, B, C, etc., system of notation for chemical species.
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Knut, Knud (Danish), or Knútur (Icelandic) is a Scandinavian, German, and Dutch first name, of which the anglicised form is Cnut or Canute. In Germany both "Knut" and "Knud" are used. In Spanish and Portuguese Canuto is used which comes from the Latin version Canutus. The name is derived from the Old Norse Knútr meaning "knot".
Vejle is a town in Denmark, in the southeast of the Jutland Peninsula at the head of Vejle Fjord, where the Vejle River and Grejs River and their valleys converge. It is the site of the councils of Vejle Municipality (kommune) and the Region of Southern Denmark. The city has a population of 54,862, making it the ninth largest city in Denmark. Vejle Municipality has a population of 111,743. The city is part of the Triangle Region, which includes the neighbouring cities of Kolding and Fredericia.
Slagelse is a town in Denmark located in west Zealand. It is about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of Copenhagen. The population is 32,333.
Andersen is a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname meaning "son of Anders". It is the fifth most common surname in Denmark, shared by about 3.2% of the population.
Thomas Gaardsøe Christensen is a Danish former professional footballer.
Pedersen Danish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɐsn̩], is a Danish and Norwegian patronymic surname, literally meaning "son of Peder". It is the fourth most common surname in Denmark, shared by about 3.4% of the population. and the sixth most common in Norway. It is of similar origin as the surname Petersen.
Torben Piechnik is a Danish former professional football player who was a defender. He made a total of 15 appearances for the Danish national team, which he represented in the 1992 European Championship and 1996 European Championship.
Henning Munk Jensen is a Danish former association football player in the defender position. He most prominently played professionally for Dutch team PSV Eindhoven, as well as 392 games for AaB in Denmark during the 1960s. He was named 1968 and 1975 Danish Football Player of the Year, and played a record-setting 62 matches for the Denmark national football team from 1966 to 1978, 24 of these as team captain.
Jan Lewis Bartram, known simply as Jan Bartram, is a Danish former professional association football player in the midfielder position. He played for Scottish team Rangers F.C. and Bayer 05 Uerdingen in Germany, as well as Danish teams AGF and Brøndby IF. He earned 32 caps and scored five goals for the Denmark national football team and was in the Danish squad for the 1986 FIFA World Cup.
Torben Hoffmann is a German football former defender.
Boye is a Danish surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Jan Halvor Halvorsen is a former Norwegian football player and manager.
Torben Storm is a Danish former footballer and current coach.
Frederiksberg is a part of the Capital Region of Denmark. It is formally an independent municipality, Frederiksberg Municipality, separate from Copenhagen Municipality, but both are a part of the City of Copenhagen. It occupies an area of less than 9 km2 and had a population of 103,192 in 2015.
Haderslev is a Danish town in the Region of Southern Denmark with a population of 21,574. It is the main town and the administrative seat of Haderslev Municipality and is situated in the eastern part of Southern Jutland. Haderslev is home of Sønderjyske, which is an association football team that plays in the Danish Superliga for the 2018-19 season.
Events from the year 1928 in Denmark.
Torben Nielsen is a Danish former football player and manager. He was a defender, and played 26 games for the Denmark national football team.