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Thomas Larsen was born in 1964 and graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 1988. He is an editor and political commentator with Berlingske Tidende, Denmark’s oldest and one of its largest and most respected daily newspapers (and one of the oldest in the world, founded in 1749). He appears frequently on television and radio as a highly respected and knowledgeable political analyst and has also been a frequent commentator on Danish political conditions for the international media. During the 1990s, Thomas Larsen wrote or co-authored a number of widely acclaimed political biographies of the former and current Danish prime ministers, Poul Schluter and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and former Danish foreign ministers and political party leaders, Niels Helveg Petersen, Uffe Ellemann- Jensen, Svend Auken, and Mogens Lykketoft. He is also the author of a book on the distinguished Danish actress, Malene Schwartz, Life Is Not For Beginners, and most recently published a biography, co-authored with Finn Mortensen, of the Danish shipping magnate Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller.
Thomas Larsen teaches politics and journalism and is a course leader in the Continuing Education Department of the Danish School of Journalism. In 1995, he received a Marshall Memorial Fellowship and in 1999-2000 was John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University.
Thomas Larsen and Thomas E. Kennedy: The Meeting with Evil: Inge Genefke’s Fight Against Torture
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