Lars Løkke Rasmussen

Place of Birth: Vejle, Denmark

Date of Birth: 15 May, 1964

Ethnicity: Danish

Lars Løkke Rasmussen is a Danish politician. He served as Prime Minister of Denmark, from 5 April, 2009 to 3 October, 2011, and again from 28 June, 2015 to 27 June, 2019. He has also been Minister of Finance, from 23 November, 2007 to 7 April 2009, Leader of Venstre, from 17 May, 2009 to 31 August, 2019, and Leader of the Opposition, from 3 October, 2011 to 28 June, 2015, and again, from 27 June, 2019 to 31 August 2019, among other duties.

Lars is the son of Jeppe Løkke Rasmussen and Lise Marie Knudsen Olsen. Lars is married to Sólrun Jákupsdóttir, who is Faroese. The couple has three children.

Lars is not related to his immediate predecessors Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Poul Nyrup Rasmussen.

Lars’ paternal grandfather was Aage Knud Rasmussen (the son of Knud Rasmussen and Birthe Marie Hansen). Aage was born in Budderup, Våbensted sogn, Maribo amt. Lars’ great-grandfather Knud was the son of Rasmus Hansen and Johannes Pedersdatter. Marie was the daughter of Hans Jørgen Jeppsen and Ana Margrethe Jochumsen.

Lars’ paternal grandmother was Rasmine Jensen (the daughter of Jacob Jensen and Petrea Marie Mikkelsen). Rasmine was born in Brandløkke, As sogn, Vejle amt. Jacob was the son of Jens Jacobsen and Bodel Margrethe Rasmussen. Petrea was the daughter of Rasmus Mikkelsen and Maren Pedersdatter.

Lars’ maternal grandfather was Einer Senius Olsen (the son of Lars Sinius Olsen and Hansine Marie Myhre Larsen). Einer was born in Balka, Bodilsker sogn, Bornholms amt. Lars was the son of Lars Olsen and Hansine Cecilie West. Lars’ great-grandmother Hansine was the daughter of Hans Peter Larsen and Hansine Augusta Myhre.

Lars’ maternal grandmother was Olga Marie Knudsen (the daughter of Anton Marius Knudsen and Lise Margrethe Hansen). Olga was born in Sortkat, Nyker sogn, Bornholms amt. Anton was the son of Hans Peter Knudsen and Ane Marie Pedersdatter. Lise was the daughter of Jørgen Peter Hansen and Petrea Elisabeth Pedersen.

Sources: Genealogies of Lars Løkke Rasmussen –

Baptismal record of Lars’ paternal great-grandfather, Jacob Jensen –

2 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Please, link Poul Nyrup Rasmussen and Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

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