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Christen Mikkelsen Kold


Died when: 54 years 8 days (648 months)
Star Sign: Aries


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.

His work has to be seen in context with that of N.F.S.Grundtvig.He associated with Morten Eskesen.

Kold died in , Funen.

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