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Marmorkirke statuer

Marmorkirke statues


(Wikipedia)
Various sculptors
1894-1988

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Description

Around the Marmorkirke stand 14 statues of man important for the church. Clockwise from the north entrance, they are

KINGO

salmedigteren
thomas kingo
1634-1703
af viggo jarl
1879-1965
1910

1. Thomas Kingo
Slangerup 1634 - Odense 1703
Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Viggo Jarl, 1910 Signed: viggo jarl 1910

KIERKEGAARD

filosofen
søren kierkegaard
1813-1855
af knud nellemose
født 1908
1972

2. Søren Kierkegaard
1813-1855
Danish philosopher
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Knud Nellemose, 1972

JESPER BROCHMAND

biskop
jesper brochmand
1585-1652
af viggo jarl
1879-1965
1933

3. Jesper Brochmand
Køge 1585 - København 1652
Bishop of Sjælland, 1638-1652
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Viggo Jarl, 1932

HANS TAUSEN

reformatoren
hans tausen
1494-1561
af viggo jarl
1879-1965
1929

4. Hans Tausen
Birkende (Fyn) 1494 - .. 1561
protagonist of the Danish Reformation
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Viggo Jarl, 1929

PEDER PALLADIUS

biskop
peder palladius
1503-1560
af viggo jarl
1879-1965
1921

5. Peder Palladius
Ribe 1503 - København 1560
Bishop of Sjælland, 1537-1560
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Viggo Jarl, 1921; Signed: Lauritz Rasmussens / Broncestøberi kbhvn (?)

KNUD DEN HELLIGE

biskop
knud den hellige
konge af danmark 1080-1086
af viggo jarl
1879-1965
1922

6. Knud den Hellige / Canute IV of Denmark
c. 1043 - July 10, 1086
King of Denmark from 1080 until 1086
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Viggo Jarl, 1922; Signed: Lauritz Rasmussens / Broncestøberi kbhvn (?)

ANSGAR

missionæren
ansgar
801-865
af th. stein
1829-1901
1894

7. St. Ansgar, Anskar or Oscar
801-185
Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Theobald Stein, 1894

GRUNDTVIG

salmedigteren
n.f.s. grundtvig
1783-1872
af vilhelm bissen
1836-1913
1894

8. N.F.S. Grundtvig
Udby 1783 - København 1872
Danish bishop and poet
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Vilhelm Bissen, 1894; Signed: thiebaut-freres Fondeurs / paris

MYNSTER

biskop
j.p. mynster
1773-1854
af johannes bjerg
1886-1955
1941

9. Jacob Peter Mynster
1773 - 1854
Danish academic and Bishop of Sjælland (1834-1854)
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Johannes Clausen Bjerg, 1941

N.E. BALLE

biskop
nicolaj edinger balle
1744-1816
af
jørgen gudmundsen-holmgreen
1895-1966
1949

10. Nikolaj Edinger Balle
1744 - 1816
Danish theologian and bishop of Sjælland (1783-1808)
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Jørgen Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, 1949

NORDAL-BRUN

digteren
johan nordal brun
1745-1816
af j.f. willumsen
1863-1958
1947

11. Johan Nordahl Brun
Trondheim 1745 - 1816)
Norwegian poet, dramatist, bishop in Bergen (1804-1816), and politician
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by J.F. Willumsen, 1947

HANS EGEDE

missionæren
hans egede
1636-1758
af august saabye
1823-1916
1913

12. Hans Egede
Harstad 1686 - Falster 1758
Norwegian Lutheran missionary, called the Apostle of Greenland
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by August Saabye, 1913

B.S. INGEMANN

salmedigteren
b.s. ingemann
1789-1862
af knud nellemose
født 1908
1988

13. Bernhard Severin Ingemann
Thorkildstrup 1789 - Sorø 1862
Danish novelist and poet
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Knud Nellemose, 1988

BRORSON

almedigteren
hans adolph brorson
1694-1764
af august saabye
1823-1916
1895

14. Hans Adolph Brorson
Randerup 1694 - Ribe 1764
Danish bishop and hymn writer
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by August Saabye, 1895; Signed HJ 1942 and Lauritz Rasmussens / Broncestøberi.

Sculptors

Tags

  • Brorson, Hans Adolph
  • Clergyman
  • Egede, Hans
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Grundtvig, N.F.S.
  • Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Jørgen
  • Ingemann, B.S.
  • Jarl, Viggo
  • Kierkegaard, Søren
  • Kingo, Thomas
  • Knud den Hellige
  • Missionary
  • Monarch
  • Mynster, Jan Peter
  • Nellemose, Knud
  • Nordal Brun, Johan
  • Palladius, Peder
  • Philosopher
  • Saabye, August
  • Statue
  • Stein, Theobald
  • Tausen, Hans
  • Theologian
  • Willumsen, J.F.
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 55°41'5" - E 12°35'22")

    Item Code: dk112; Photograph: 14 July 2009  / updated: 23 November 2016
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