Sorgenfri Cemetery

Sorgenfri Cemetery (Danish. Sorgenfri Kirkegård) is a municipal cemetery operated by Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality in Sorgenfri in the northern suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark.

HistoryEdit

The cemetery was established in 1903. It has later been expanded several times.[1]

DescriptionEdit

The main entrance to the oldest section of the cemetery is located at Lottenborgvej, just west of Lottenborg Inn. Just inside the cemetery is a chapel from 1905. In front of the chapel is a statue of a mourning woman. It was created by the sculptor Olga Wagner. Together with her husband, the sculptor Siegfried Wagnerm she lived in a house across the street from the cemetery entrance.

ListEdit

Interment Lived Profession Ref
Arthur Arnholtz 1901–1973 writer,linguist Ref
Jørgen Bo 1919–1999 Architect Ref
Sven Sophus Elskær 1926–1984 Furniture designer Ref
Kaj Engholm 1906–1988 Illustrator Ref
Hans Fuglsang-Damgaard 1890–1979 Bishop Ref
Mogens Glistrup 1926–2008 Politician Ref
Olaf Hagerup 1889–1961 Botanist Ref
Niels Helweg-Larsen 1911–2008 Publisher and writer Ref
Svend Høhsbro 1911–1998 Architect Ref
Aksel Jørgensen 1883–1957 Painter Ref
Erik Kofoed-Hansen 1897–1965 Fencer Ref
Claus Kähler 1918–2002 Businessman, civil engineer and writer Ref
Aage Lippert 1894–1969 Illustrator Ref
Aage Lundvald 1908–1983 Illustrator, cartoonist and composer Ref
Ivar Nørgaard 1922–2011 Politician Ref
Kirsten Passer 1930–2012 Actress Ref
Mikael Pasternak 1895–1967 Illustrator and painter Ref
Erik Piper 1745–1827 Politician Ref
Carl Schepler 1870–1942 Merchant and founder of the Irma Ref
Erik Seidenfaden 1881–1958 archaeologist and naval officer Ref
Keld Sengeløv 1953–2006 Director-General of DSB Ref
Niels Verner Skak-Nielsen 1922–2013 Economist and National Statistician Ref
Niels Skovgaard 1858–1938 Painter and sculptor Ref
Bi Skaarup 1952–2014 Archeologist and food historian Ref
Thorkil Vesth 1952–2014 Pianist and composer Ref
Olga Wagner 1873–1963 Sculptor Ref
Sigfried Wagner 1874–1954 Sculptor Ref

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lottenborg". Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality (in Danish). Retrieved 15 February 2017.

Rxternal linksEdit