Famous Danish Programmers

Denmark somehow seems to have hatched more programmers and language designers of note than one would expect of a country of 6 million. Since almost none of them live in Denmark, it is kind of easy to forget. Here’s a partial list (alphabetical, inclusion determined by my completely¬†whimsical notions of famousness, reasons for inclusion may be somewhat exaggerated):

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evilops on

Janus Friis is missing

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friism on

@evilops I agree Janus is a very significant Danish IT-personality, but he’s not much of a programmer (as far as I’m informed, at least).

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Daniel on

If you asked Poul Henning Kamp, he would probably say he should be on the list! Great people you’ve listed.

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