Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

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Uffe Ellemann-Jensen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈufə ˈeləmæn ˈjensn̩], informal: [ˈufə ˈeləˌmænˀ] (1 November 1941 – 18 June 2022[1]) was a Danish politician. He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1982 to 1993. He was leader of the Danish Liberal Party Venstre from 1984 to 1998 and President of the European Liberals from 1995 to 2000. Ellemann-Jensen was born in Haarby, Denmark.

Ellemann-Jensen was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011 and in 2019, the cancer metastasized to his spine. He died on 19 June 2022 from the disease in Copenhagen, Denmark at the age of 80.[2]

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  1. Stephensen, Emma Klinker (June 28, 2022). "Uffe Ellemann-Jensen bisættes". nyheder.tv2.dk (in Danish). Retrieved June 28, 2022.
  2. Uffe Ellemann-Jensen er død (in Danish)