Christen Mikkelsen Kold, Date of Birth, Date of Death


Christen Mikkelsen Kold


Date of Birth: 29-Mar-1816

Date of Death: 06-Apr-1870

Profession: teacher, missionary

Nationality: Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Christen Mikkelsen Kold

  • Christen Mikkelsen Kold (sometimes spelled Kristen or Cristen; 29 March 1816 — 6 April 1870) was a Danish teacher, notable for creating the Danish Folk high school system, for non-degree education of adults. Kold was born in Thisted, Jutland. Unsatisfied with the education system of Denmark at the time, he founded a school in Ryslinge in 1851, which later became a model for the folk high-school system.
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  • He associated with Morten Eskesen.Kold died in Dalum, Funen.

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