2001 in Denmark
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Events from the year 2001 in Denmark.
- Monarch - Magrethe II
- Prime minister - Poul Nyrup Rasmussen (until November 27), Anders Fogh Rasmussen
- 15 May - Copenhagen Malmö Port as a trans-national port authority in the Øresund Region is established, the official opening ceremony is held on 15 May.
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- February – Lone Scherfig's film Italian for Beginners receives a Silver Bear in the Jury Prize category at the 2001 International Film Festival.
- April 1 — The Hope by Frederik Magle is premiered, commemorating the Battle of Copenhagen, on the eve of the 200th anniversary of the battle.
- February 6 — Jakob Piil wins Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise.
- March 4 — Thomas Bjørn wins Dubai Desert Classic on the 2001 European Tour.
- June 17 — Tom Kristensen wins the 2001 24 Hours of Le Mans as part of the Audi team, his third win of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
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- 24 January – Leif Thybo, composer (born 1922)
- 30 June – Johannes Sløk, philosopher and writer (born 1916)
- 16 December – Villy Sørensen, philosopher and writer (born 1929)