Johannes Pedersen Denmark

Biography of Johannes Pedersen

Johannes Pedersen was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the University of Glasgow in 1951. He was a noted Danish theologian and linguist, author of Israel: Its Life and Culture, and from 1922, Professor of Semiotic Philology in the University of Copenhagen.


Archival Materials

  • R1/13/1 Registers of honorary graduates 25 Jun 1919-18 Jun 1986, DD


Johannes Pedersen
Born 1883.
Died 1977.
GU Degree: DD, 1951;
University Link: Honorary Graduate
Occupation categories: linguists; theologians
English snippet: Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Danish Theologian
Record last updated: 2nd Apr 2013

Country Associations

Denmark Denmark, No Region
Place of Birth

Denmark Denmark, Copenhagen
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Honorary Graduate