Svend Greund Henningsen Denmark

Biography of Svend Greund Henningsen

Svend Greund Henningsen matriculated at Glasgow in 1905 for two years to study Naval Architecture and Engineering.

He was born in Copenhagen in 1881, son of Thora Vermehren and Frants Peter Diderik Henningsen, a famous Danish artist and professor at Copenhagen Royal Art Academy.

Henningsen took classes in Naval Architecture, Practical Mathematics, and Engineering IV, excelling in his first year, achieving the highest mark in his Junior Naval Architectural Drawing class. Henningsen went on to work as a shipbuilder.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • R8/5/26/4 Matriculation Slips 1905-1906 Men H - L
  • R9/1/11 Class Catalogues 1905-1910
  • SEN10/49 University Calendar 1907-1908


Svend Greund Henningsen
Born 28 September 1881.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1905-1906;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: naval architects
English snippet: Naval Architecture student at the University of Glasgow in 1905-06
Record last updated: 8th Jul 2014

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Denmark Denmark, Copenhagen
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  • Student