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List of Faroese people

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List of Faroese people

Famous for their peaceful community, unique culture with old ballads and chain-dance, hospitality and cosmopolitanism - despite, or due to their isolated islands in the North Atlantic: Faroese people.

This is a list of famous or important Faroese people. In a small island-society of fewer than 50,000 inhabitants, each person can gain certain meaning for the entire nation. The people listed below, are among those who played or play a distinct role in Faroese culture, politics and history. Many of them are renowned outside the Faroes, especially in Denmark and other Nordic countries.

Contents

  • Artists 1
    • Authors and poets 1.1
    • Cinema and theatre artists 1.2
    • Musicians 1.3
    • Painters, graphical artists and sculptors 1.4
  • Leaders and politicians 2
    • Historical 2.1
    • Modern 2.2
  • Scholars, scientists and academics 3
  • Explorers and travellers 4
  • Clergymen 5
  • Athletes 6
  • See also 7

Artists

Authors and poets

Cinema and theatre artists

Musicians

Painters, graphical artists and sculptors

Janus Kamban

Leaders and politicians

Historical

Modern

Scholars, scientists and academics

Explorers and travellers

Clergymen

Athletes

See also

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