Since 1910 has significant persons had their name printed in the annual edition of Kraks Blue Book, and now is the version for 2020/2021 published with a number of new names.
One of the new names on the list are Adam Aamann, the owner of smørrebrødsrestauranten Aamanns.
Furthermore, the director behind the biografhittet 'the Queen', May el-Toukhy, on the list of new names, and in the same industry is a film director, Feras Fayyad new. He is known for the documentary 'Last But in Aleppo'.
There is also room for the well-known doctor and lecturer Imran Rashid, while Erik Brøgger Rasmussen, the director of the Citizen service under the Ministry of foreign affairs is added.
He has been a familiar face during the coronakrisen, where he has helped to get an overview of the danes stranded abroad during the epidemic and get them home again.
All the people who have put a significant mark on Denmark, says Bolette Rud Pallesen, digital manager at Gads Forlag, which publishes the Kraks Blue Book.
- Kraks Blue Book brings them together, that puts an imprint. It can in some cases be at the the Danish society broadly, and for others it can be quite narrow in a particular discipline or area of research, she says.
Many of the nytilføjelserne one finds in the academic world, where a number of professors, academics and researchers are on the list.
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Also leaders of a number of organizations are new on the list. Among other Maria Reumert Gjerding, president of the Danish society of nature conservation.
in Addition, it can be noted that the kønsvariationen is 40 percent women and 60 percent men. In 2007, 19 percent of the names in Kraks Blue Book women.
The precise criteria can not be put on formula, " says Bolette Rud Pallesen:
- It is a varied field, when you look it across, so there is not an exact answer book. It is a question that you have a high level of professionalism, and that through his work is enjoying a recognition, says Bolette Rud Pallesen.
Has only been included in Kraks Blue Book, you are there as a starting point for his death.
It has happened that persons have been excluded in connection with a judgment.
This applies, among other things, the now deceased founder of the progress party, Mogens Citizens, who was convicted of tax fraud.
Also the entrepreneur Klaus Riskær Pedersen who in 2000 was convicted of fraud and breach of mandate, was excluded from the blue book.
The Publishers said not oplagstallet on the physical edition of Kraks Blue Book. There is also a digital version where you can turn in more than 700,000 digital biographies.
Klaus Riskær Pedersen has experienced to be excluded from the Kraks Blue Book. Photo: Jonas Olufson