Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Birth Name: Poul Oluf Nyrup Rasmussen
Place of Birth: Esbjerg, Denmark
Date of Birth: 15 June, 1943
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen is a Danish politician. He served as Prime Minister of Denmark, from 25 January, 1993 to 27 November, 2001, as well as Leader of the Social Democrats, from 3 September, 1992 to 14 December, 2002, President of the European Socialists, from 24 April, 2004 to 24 November, 2011, and Member of the European Parliament, from 3 September, 2004 and 9 October, 2009, among other duties.
Poul is the son of Oluf Nyrup Rasmussen and Vera Eline Kjær. Poul is married to politician Lone (Vincents) Dybkjær. He was previously married to Anne Hagendam and Helle Mollerup.
Poul’s paternal grandfather was Christian Frants Sophus Rasmussen (the son of Christian Larsen and Maren Rasmussen). Poul’s grandfather Christian was born in Copenhagen.
Poul’s paternal grandmother was Maren Christine Jensen (the daughter of Søren Jensen and Maren Christensen).
Poul’s maternal grandfather was Frederik Themsen Kjær (the son of Them Mortensen Kjær and Anne Laursen). Poul’s great-grandfather Them was the son of Morten Nielsen Kjær and Juliane Hansdatter. Anne was the daughter of Laurs Poulsen and Ane Kirstine Sørensdatter.
Poul’s maternal grandmother was Anna Sofie Jensen (the daughter of Frederik Christian Jensen and Anna Dorthea Nielsine Nielsen). Frederik was the son of Jens Bendtsen and Ellen Pedersdatter. Paul’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Niels Andreas Rasmussen and Karen Pedersdatter.
Sources: Genealogy of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen – http://noblecircles.com
Biography of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen – https://books.google.com.ph
Baptismal record of Poul’s father – http://www.danishfamilysearch.com
Baptismal record of Poul’s paternal grandfather, Christian Frants Sophus Rasmussen – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Poul’s mother – http://www.danishfamilysearch.com
Marriage record of Poul’s maternal grandparents, Frederik Themsen Kjær and Anna Sofie Jensen – http://www.danishfamilysearch.com
Marriage record of Poul’s maternal great-grandparents, Frederik Christian Jensen and Anna Dorthea Nielsine Nielsen – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Poul’s maternal great-grandfather, Frederik Christian Jensen – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Poul’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna Dorthea Nielsine Nielsen – https://familysearch.org