Thue Christiansen

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Thue Christiansen (25 February 1940 – 26 June 2022) was a Greenlandic teacher, visual artist, and politician. Christiansen was best known as the designer of the current flag of Greenland.[1] Christiansen was elected to the Inatsisartut (Parliament of Greenland) for Siumut in 1979. He was the Greenlandic Minister of Culture and Education from 1979 until 1983.[2][3]

Christiansen died on 26 June 2022, at his home in Hals, Denmark, at the age of 82.[3]

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  1. "Greenland's flag". Nordic Council. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
  2. Dennis, Yvonne Wakim; Hirschfelder, Arlene; Flynn, Shannon Rothenberger (18 April 2016). Native American Almanac: More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples. Visible Ink Press. ISBN 978-1-57859-607-2.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Veirum, Thomas Munk (26 June 2022). "Skaberen af Erfalasorput er sovet ind". Sermitsiaq. Retrieved 26 June 2022.