Jørgen Garde

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Hans Jørgen Garde
Born 22 January 1939
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Died 3 August 1996(1996-08-03) (aged 57)
Vágar, Faroe Islands
Allegiance Denmark
Years of service 1960–1996
Rank Admiral

Hans Jørgen Garde (22 January 1939 in Frederiksberg – 3 August 1996 on Vágar, Faroe Islands) was a Danish admiral.

Garde was the Danish Chief of Defence from 1 April 1996 until his death. Garde died when the Gulfstream III he was travelling in with his wife crashed during final approach to Vágar Airport in bad weather and poor visibility.

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