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formerminister for foreign affairs

Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, Danish formerminister for foreign affairs. Recipient Robert Schuman prize, 1987. Board trustees International Crisis Group, since 2000. Served to 1st lieutenant Danish Armed Forces, 1960-1964.

Background

Ellemann-Jensen, Uffe was born on November 1, 1941 in Haarby, Denmark. Son of Jens Peter and Edith (Ellemann) J.

Education

Master of Arts in Economics, Copenhagen University, 1969.

Career

Editor Berlingske Aften, Copenhagen, 1967-1969. Commentator television-News Department, Copenhagen, 1969-1975. Editor-in-chief Boersen, Copenhagen, 1975-1977.

Member Danish Parliament, since 1977, minister foreign affairs, 1982-1993, speaker Liberal Party, 1978-1982, chairman Committee on European Market Affairs, 1978-1979. Chairman Liberal Party, 1984-1998. Chairman Baltic Development Forum, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • De Nye Millionaerer 1971. Del Afhaengige Samfund, 1972. Hvad gor vi ved Gudenaaen, 1973.Den Truede Velstand, 1974. Okonomi, 1975. Da Danmark igen sagdejatil det faelles, 1987.

Membership

Board trustees International Crisis Group, since 2000. Served to 1st lieutenant Danish Armed Forces, 1960-1964.

  • National Bank and its representation group, 1978-1981. Danish Tradesmen, 1981-1982. Member. Board of Directors, I/S Ritzaus Bureau and the Editor Union of Copenhagen, 1975-1976. Member of the Radio Council, 1974-1975.

Connections

Married Alice Vestergaard, June 19, 1971. Children: Claus, Helene, Karen, Jakob.

father:
Jens Peter J.

mother:
Edith (Ellemann) J.

spouse:
Alice Vestergaard

child:
Helene Ellemann-Jensen

child:
Jakob Ellemann-Jensen

child:
Karen Ellemann-Jensen

child:
Claus Ellemann-Jensen