Take a walk through downtown Copenhagen and see some of the buildings where famous and significant Danish Scientists used to live or work. There are 8 spots on the route:
- Ny Vestergade 11 where Nobel Laureate and physiologists August Krogh lived from 1874-1949 with his wife and colleague Marie Krogh.
- Prinsens Palæ, the National Museum, Ny Vestergade 10, where historian, archaeologist and director at the Museum Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae worked from 1821-85.
- Badstuestræde 17 where linguist Rasmus Rask lived from 1787-1832.
- Studiestræde 6 where the founder of electromagnetism Hans Christian Ørsted lived from 1777-1851.
- Fiolstræde 8 where Professor in metaphysics, Latin and history Ludvig Holberg lived from 1684-1754.
- Regensen, St. Kannikestræde 2 where astronomer, inventor and high-ranking civil servant Ole Rømer lived from 1644-1710.
- The corner of Klareboderne and Købmagergade where pioneer anatomist and geologist Sten Stensen lived from 1638-1686.
- Ved Stranden 14 where pioneer in lung physiology Christian Bohr lived from 1855-1911 and where Niels and Harald Bohr were born here in 1885 and 1887
You can download a booklet with more detailed information on each spot and a map by clicking HERE.