Frode Jakobsen

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The Danish Freedom Council: Frode Jakobsen is the 3rd on the left.

Frode Jakobsen, (born 21 December 1906 in Østre Jølby, Denmark - died 15 June 1997 in Denmark), was a Danish author and politician who is remembered for his contribution to Danish resistance activities during the German occupation of Denmark in the Second World War.

In 1941, Jakobsen formed Ringen or the Ring, a secret resistance organisation. In 1943, became one of the key members of the Danish Freedom Council which coordinated resistance activities against the Germans until Denmark was liberated.[1]

After the war he became a member of the Danish Social Democrats party until 1973.

In his book I Danmarks Frihedsråd, he recounts how he helped to bring several resistance organisations together to work towards Denmark's liberation.


  1. ^ Frode Jakobsen : I Danmarks frihedsråd. Henrik Stampe Jensen. Retrieved 18 April 2008.