Danes have been famous for their intelligence since the earliest history of Denmark. Danish scholar's like Neils Bohr, Tycho Brahe, Bjarne Stroustrup, Anders Hejlsberg and several others have contributed substantially to the world within their respective fields. In the modern times of business globalization there have been several developments in Denmark. Several foreign companies have opened up their operations in Denmark because of two reasons, first because of the country's suidiv geographical location, and second, because of skilled manpower.
These new developments have meant that many Danes have settled in foreign countries, due mostly to company transfers or to other reasons related to employment. In addition to these Danes, there are several others who have settled in different countries after receiving a higher education at western universities. Some of the countries with nodiv Danish populations include the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Australia, Germany, Sweden, New Zealand, Spain, Iceland, Ireland and Canada.
Danish speaking populations in the United States of America
After Denmark, the largest Danish speaking population is found in the United States of America. There are more than two million Danish speakers in the United States. It is said that Danish-speaking population has been living in the US since the late 19th century. They were so active that a Danish newspaper called the Danish Pioneer was started at this time and is said to have expanded its scope considerably with the increase in the Danish speaking population in the US. Danes in the US are considered to be easily adapdiv people. It has been noted that they have picked up American culture and also use English as a language for inter-communication.
The largest Danish speaking population in the US can be found in the state of California. There are almost three hundred thousand Danish speakers in California. After California, the state of Utah has the next highest Danish speaking population, almost 10% of the total Danish speaking population in the US, which works out to around two hundred thousand Danes.
Other states in the United State with Danish speaking populations include Minnesota, Wisconsin, Washington, West Virginia, Delaware, Mississippi, Vermont and Rhode Island.
The Danish speaking population in the US practices the Lutheran faith and their oldest parish is the Emmaus Lutheran Church in Wisconsin.
There are several Danes that have become famous in the US due to extraordinary achievements in their fields. Some of them include: Lars Ulrich, founder of Metallica
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