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Dannebrog (Nebraska/USA)

HAYDEN, Arthur (1868 - 1946), Knight of the Order of Dannebrog, 1912

SVENNINGSEN, Nils Thomas (1894 - 1985), Grand Cross, Order of Dannebrog, Denmark

KROYER-KIELBERG, (F.) Michael (1882 - 1958), Grand Cross of Dannebrog (Denmark)

ASHBRIDGE, Noel (1889 - 1975), FIRE; Knight of Royal Order of Dannebrog (Danish)

HARTVIGSON, Fritz (1841 - 1919), Knight of Dannebrog and Dannebrogsmand; pianist to HM Queen Alexandra

THORNING-PETERSEN, Rudolph (1927 - 2012), Knight Commander, Order of the Dannebrog, 1994; Ambassador; Chamberlain to the Queen of Denmark, since 1998

PICKFORD, Anthony Frederick Ingham (1885 - 1970), Commander of the Legion of Honour; Commander of Order of Orange-Nassau; Commander of Order of the Dannebrog

SIGURDSSON, Asgeir Thorsteinn (1864 - 1935), Knight Commander of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon; Knight of the Danish Order of the Dannebrog; merchant

MØLLER, Per Stig (born 1942), Commander, First Class, Order of Dannebrog (Denmark), 2002; MP (C) Gentofte, 1983–87, Frederiksberg, since 1987, Denmark

MULLER, Jorgen Peter (1866 - 1938), Knight of Royal Danish Order of the Dannebrog; writer and lecturer on Hygiene, Physical Culture and Spiritualism

DAHLGAARD, Tyge (1921 - 1985), Comdr, Order of the Dannebrog, 1971; Ambassador of Denmark to the Court of St James’s, since 1981

DYVIG, Peter (born 1934), Comdr (1st cl.), Order of the Dannebrog, 1986; Chamberlain to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, 1999

BILLE, Frank Ernest (1832 - 1918), Grand Cross of the Order of Dannebrog; Chamberlain to HM the King of Denmark

RAINES, Julius Augustus Robert (1827 - 1909), Grand Cross of the Royal Dannebrog Order, 1906; Colonel of the Buffs from 1882

CHRISTENSEN, Jens (born 1921), Commander First Class, Order of the Dannebrog; Hon. GCVO; Ambassador of Denmark to Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1989–91

CAMRE, Henning Niels Juel (born 1938), Knight, Order of the Dannebrog, 2005; Executive Director, European Think Tank on Film and Film Policy, since 2007 (Founding President, 2006)

HARTLING, Poul (1914 - 2000), Grand Cross of Dannebrog; United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1978–85; Member of Folketing, Denmark, 1957–60 and 1964–78

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The national flag of Denmark. The word is Danish, and means literally ‘Danish cloth’.

Order of Dannebrog a Danish order of knighthood, founded in 1219, revived in 1671, and regulated by various later statutes.

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