This is a list of online encyclopedic resources from Denmark , mostly in Danish, qui peut être freely accessed on the Internet.

General purpose

  • Den Store Danske Encyklopædi , a general purpose encyclopedia from the Gyldendal publishing house. [1]
  • Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon , a general purpose encyclopedia published between 1915 and 1930. Project Runeberg hosts an online copy. [2]


  • Dansk biografisk leksikon , a large collection of Danish biographies. The first edition (1887-1905) from Project Runeberg is available online. [3] Gyldendal’s Den Store Danske website. [4]
  • Dansk kvindebiografisk leksikon (Danish Women’s Biographical Encyclopedia), Jytte Larsen (ed), Volumes 1-4. Rosinante, 2000-01. The searchable online edition contains over 1,900 biographies from the Middle Ages to the present. [5]
  • Kendtes Gravsted , a collection of over 3,600 short descriptions of famous people, mainly Danes, buried in Danish cemeteries. [6]


  • Kunstindeks Danmark & ​​Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon , providing information on Danish and Danish artworks in Danish museums. There is also an English-language search page but the articles themselves are in Danish. [7]
  • Project Runeberg , digitising the full texts of Nordic books of historical, literary or cultural interest, with online access. [8]


  • Dansk Architektur Center , online information about Danish architecture, architecture and history of architecture. [9]
  • Danske Kirker (Danish Churches), freely searchable database of the National Museum of Denmark providing Denmark’s churches. Contains articles from 57 volumes published between 1933 and the present covering different regions of Denmark (over 37,000 pages). [10] [11]
  • Selskabet for Københavns History , online version of Jens Fleischer’s København. Kulturhistorisk opslagsbog med turforslag giving detailed descriptions of many of Copenhagen’s historic buildings, streets and parks. [12]

Library resources

  • REX , the Royal Danish Library provides access to catalogs and digital resources including paintings and photographs. Some facilities are restricted by login (for Danish citizens only). [13]
  •, providing access to the titles of books throughout the Danish public library system, sometimes with short descriptions. [14]

See also

  • List of online encyclopedias


  1. Jump up^ Den Store Danske Encyklopædi
  2. Jump up^ Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon
  3. Jump up^ Dansk biografisk leksikon
  4. Jump up^ “Dansk Biografisk Leksikon”,Den Store Danske. (In Danish)Retrieved 19 September 2012.
  5. Jump up^ “Dansk kvindebiografisk leksikon”,Kvinfo. (In Danish)Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  6. Jump up^ Kendtes Gravsted
  7. Jump up^ Kunstindeks Danmark & ​​Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon
  8. Jump up^ Project Runeberg
  9. Jump up^ Dansk Architektur Center
  10. Jump up^ “Danmarks Kirker”,Det Kongelige Bibliotek. (In Danish)Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  11. Jump up^ “Danske Kirker”,Nationalmuseetproviding online access. (In Danish)Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  12. Jump up^ Selskabet for Københavns History
  13. Jump up^ REX
  14. Jump up^

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