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Bo Lidegaard


Bo Lidegaard is a Historian, Lecturer, Author, former Diplomat, former National Security Advisor, and former Editor-in-Chief at the Danish daily newspaper Politiken. Lidegaard is a frequent figure in current political debates and has published widely on Danish history and diplomatic relations, among others books about the rescue of the Danish Jews during World War II and most recently a biography about the diplomat Henrik Kauffmann, who during the cold war greatly influenced the relationship between Denmark, Greenland and the United States (“Uden mandat En biografi om Henrik Kauffmann”, 2020). Lidegaard was born in Nuuk to Danish parents and lived there until the age of 8.

Updatet Dec. 2020