Danish people of Polish descent

Posted Oct 28, 2009
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  1. Caroline Wozniacki
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    Caroline Wozniacki

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    Caroline Wozniacki (born 11 July 1990) is a Danish professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 on the WTA Tour, having held this position for 67 weeks. She was the first woman from a Scandinavian country to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall.


  2. Kim Bodnia
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    Kim Bodnia

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    Kim Bodnia (born 12 April 1965) is a Danish actor, and occasional writer and director. He is best known internationally for his role as "Martin Rohde" in the Scandinavian crime drama television series The Bridge. He also played "Frank" in Pusher and "Jakov" in episode 4 of Those Who Kill.


  3. Peter Schmeichel
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    Peter Schmeichel

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    Peter Bolesław Schmeichel MBE (born 18 November 1963) is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and was voted the IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper in 1992 and 1993. He is best remembered for his most successful years at English club Manchester United, whom he captained to the 1999 UEFA Champions League to complete the Treble, and for winning UEFA Euro 1992 with Denmark. He is one of the most decorated goalkeepers and footballers of all time, having won 23 major titles in his club career.


  4. Kasper Schmeichel
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    Kasper Schmeichel

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    Kasper Peter Schmeichel (born 5 November 1986) is a Danish professional footballer who plays for English club Leicester City as a goalkeeper. He is the son of former player Peter Schmeichel.


  5. Marcus Choleva
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    Marcus Choleva

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    Marcus Choleva (born April 12, 1933) is the CEO of a successful Danish concern called KFI (Købmændenes Finansieringsinstitut) which is translated to "The Merchants' financing-institute".


  6. Torben Piechnik
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    Torben Piechnik

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    Torben Piechnik (born 21 May 1963) 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.


  7. Cnut the Great
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    Cnut the Great

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    Cnut the Great (Old Norse: Knutr inn riki; c. 985 or 995 – 12 November 1035), also known as Canute, was a king of Denmark, England, Norway and parts of Sweden. After the death of his heirs within a decade of his own and the Norman conquest of England in 1066, his legacy was largely lost to history.


  8. Nikolaj Znaider
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    Nikolaj Znaider

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    Nikolaj Znaider (born 5 July 1975 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish - Israeli classical violinist and conductor.


  9. Marilyn Mazur
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    Marilyn Mazur

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    Marilyn Mazur (born January 18, 1955) is a percussionist, drummer, composer, vocalist, pianist, dancer and bandleader. She was born in New York and has lived in Denmark from age six. She is of Polish and African-American descent. Since 1975, she has worked as a percussionist with various groups, among them Six Winds with Alex Riel. Mazur is primarily an autodidact, but she has a degree in percussion from the Royal Danish Academy of Music.


  10. Johnny Piechnik
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    Johnny Piechnik

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    Johnny Piechnik (November 10, 1951 – August 7, 2006) was a Danish handball player who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics.


  11. Valdemar Bandolowski
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    Valdemar Bandolowski

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    Valdemar Bandolowski (born 17 February 1946 in Esbønderup) is a Danish sailor and Olympic champion.


  12. Piotr Buciarski
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    Piotr Buciarski

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    Piotr Buciarski (born 22 November 1975 in Warsaw, Poland) is a retired Danish pole vaulter of Polish descent.


  13. Kim J. Henriksen
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    Kim J. Henriksen

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    Kim Jan Henriksen - (also known as "Kimo", b. 28 October 1960 in Copenhagen) is a Danish Esperantist singer-musician. From his Polish-born mother Bogumiła Maria Henriksen and Danish-born father Kai L. Henriksen he learned Esperanto as a child, becoming prominent in the Esperanto youth movement and in the world of Esperanto rock music in the 1980s and 1990s. Kim Henriksen and his Polish-born wife speak Esperanto at home and are raising their son as a second-generation Esperanto native speaker. Henriksen's enthusiastic musicianship on behalf of Esperanto and cross-cultural understanding through rock music has earned him popularity both in Europe and America.


  14. Piotr Haren
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    Piotr Haren

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    Piotr Robert Haren (born 2 May 1970) is a former Danish footballer of Polish descent. He most notably represented BK Frem, Lyngby Boldklub and F.C. Copenhagen.


  15. Patrik Wozniacki
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    Patrik Wozniacki

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    Patrik Wozniacki (born July 24, 1986) is a Danish professional footballer currently playing at BSV. He is the older brother of female tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.


  16. Renata Nielsen
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    Renata Nielsen

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    Renata Pytełewska Nielsen is a Polish-born former Danish long jumper.


  17. Valdemar Kendzior
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    Valdemar Kendzior

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    Valdemar Kendzior (26 January 1926 – 13 October 1998) was a Danish amateur football (soccer) player of Polish descent, who played for Skovshoved IF in Denmark. He was the top goalscorer of the 1952 and 1953 Danish football championships. He played two games and scored three goals for the Denmark national football team.




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