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A biography is a history of a person's life. In a biography you may find the individual's birth, marriage, and death information and the names of his parents, children, or other family members. Use the information carefully because there may be inaccuracies.
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''[[Denmark|Denmark]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Denmark_Biography|Biography]]''
  
Few Danish ancestors were the subject of biographies; therefore, there are few Danish biographical sources. Those that exist include only the most notable citizens.
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A biography is a history of a person's life. In a biography you may find the individual's birth, marriage, and death information and the names of his parents, children, or other family members. Use the information carefully because there may be inaccuracies.  
  
Some brief biographies have been gathered and published in collective biographies, sometimes called biographical encyclopedias or dictionaries. These usually include biographies of prominent or well-known citizens of [[Denmark]]. Others feature biographies of specific groups of people, such as musicians or Protestant ministers.
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*[[Denmark: Finding Birth Information|Birth Information]]<br>
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*[[Denmark: Finding Marriage Information|Marriage Information]]
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*[[Denmark:_Finding_Death_Information|Death Information]]
  
The following are two significant biographical encyclopedias:
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Bricka, C. F. ''Dansk Biografisk Lexikon (Danish Biographical Encyclopedia).'' København: F. Hegel &amp; Son, Inc., 1887. (FHL book Ref 948.9 D36d, vols. 1-20.)
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Few Danish ancestors were the subject of biographies; therefore, there are few Danish biographical sources. Those that exist include only the most notable citizens.  
  
Wiberg, S. V. ''En almindelig dansk Præstehistorie (A General Danish Priests' History).'' København: J. D. Qvist &amp; Company, 1870. (FHL book Ref 948.9 D2w, vols. 1-4.)
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Some brief biographies have been gathered and published in collective biographies, sometimes called biographical encyclopedias or dictionaries. These usually include biographies of prominent or well-known citizens of Denmark. Others feature biographies of specific groups of people, such as musicians or Protestant ministers.  
  
Collective biographies at the Family History Library are generally listed in the Place search of the catalog under one of the following:
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The following are two significant biographical encyclopedias:  
  
DENMARK - BIOGRAPHY
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*Bricka, C. F. ''Dansk Biografisk Lexikon (Danish Biographical Encyclopedia).'' København: F. Hegel &amp; Son, Inc., 1887. (FHL book Ref 948.9 D36d, vols. 1-20.)
  
DENMARK, [COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY
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*Wiberg, S. V. ''En almindelig dansk Præstehistorie (A General Danish Priests' History).'' København: J. D. Qvist &amp; Company, 1870. (FHL book Ref 948.9 D2w, vols. 1-4.)
  
DENMARK, [COUNTY], [CITY] - BIOGRAPHY
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Collective biographies at the Family History Library are generally listed in the Place search of the catalog under one of the following:
  
Also check the Surname search to see if it lists biographies for the surnames in which you are interested.
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DENMARK - BIOGRAPHY
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[[Category:Denmark]]
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DENMARK, [COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY
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DENMARK, [COUNTY], [CITY] - BIOGRAPHY
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Also check the Surname search to see if it lists biographies for the surnames in which you are interested.  
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[[Category:Denmark|Biographies]]

Revision as of 22:45, 7 December 2012

Denmark Gotoarrow.png Biography

A biography is a history of a person's life. In a biography you may find the individual's birth, marriage, and death information and the names of his parents, children, or other family members. Use the information carefully because there may be inaccuracies.

You Can Use this Record to Find...

Few Danish ancestors were the subject of biographies; therefore, there are few Danish biographical sources. Those that exist include only the most notable citizens.

Some brief biographies have been gathered and published in collective biographies, sometimes called biographical encyclopedias or dictionaries. These usually include biographies of prominent or well-known citizens of Denmark. Others feature biographies of specific groups of people, such as musicians or Protestant ministers.

The following are two significant biographical encyclopedias:

  • Bricka, C. F. Dansk Biografisk Lexikon (Danish Biographical Encyclopedia). København: F. Hegel & Son, Inc., 1887. (FHL book Ref 948.9 D36d, vols. 1-20.)
  • Wiberg, S. V. En almindelig dansk Præstehistorie (A General Danish Priests' History). København: J. D. Qvist & Company, 1870. (FHL book Ref 948.9 D2w, vols. 1-4.)

Collective biographies at the Family History Library are generally listed in the Place search of the catalog under one of the following:

DENMARK - BIOGRAPHY

DENMARK, [COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY

DENMARK, [COUNTY], [CITY] - BIOGRAPHY

Also check the Surname search to see if it lists biographies for the surnames in which you are interested.