Uffe Ellemann-Jensen


July 3, 2022

Uffe Ellemann-Jensen (/ˈufə ɛləmæn ˈjɛnsn̩/, informal: /ˈufə ˈɛləˌmænˀ/), born November 1, 1941 in Haarby (Denmark) and died June 18, 2022 in Copenhagen (Denmark), was a Danish politician. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1982 and 1993 and president of the Venstre party between 1984 and 1998.


Uffe Ellemann-Jensen served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the conservative governments of Poul Schlüter from 1982 to 1993. He was leader of the Danish liberal political party Venstre from 1984 to 1998 and chairman of the European Liberals from 1995 to 2000. Since 1998, Ellemann-Jensen is President of the Baltic Development Forum, a network of non-profit organizations dedicated to business development in the Baltic Sea region. He is a non-executive director of numerous offices of international companies. Also administrator of the think tank Les Amis de l'Europe and the International Crisis Group since 2000, he participated in 1996, 1997 and 1998 in the annual conference of the Bilderberg group [ref. necessary].


De nye millionærer (The new millionaires), 1971 Det afhængige samfund (The dependent society), 1972 Hvad gør vi ved Gudenåen? (What should we do with Gudenåen?), 1973 Den truede velstand (Wealth under threat), 1974 Økonomi (Economy), 1975 Da Danmark igen sagde ja til det fælles (When Denmark once again says yes to the common market), 1987 Et lille land, go dog (A small country, or maybe not), 1991 Olfert Fischer i Golfen (Olfert Fischer in the Gulf), 1991, with Sv. E. Thiede Din egen dag er kort (Your own day is short), 1996 Rent ud sagt – indfald go udfald (Speak without jargon - ideas and attacks), 1997 Sådan set (In a manner of speaking), 1997, with Erik Werner EU – derfor (EU – reason), 1998 Ude med snøren (Having the fishing line out), 2001 Østen for solen (East of the sun), 2002 FODfejl (Stepping in it), 2004

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Audiovisual resource: Internet Movie Database CV of Chairman Uffe Ellemann-Jensen on the Baltic Development Forum website (en) Contribution by Uffe Ellemann-Jensen to the Project Syndicate website Denmark Portal Policy Portal