BirthdayNovember 23, 1955

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Sofie Petersen

    Full name: Sofie Petersen
    Also known as: Sofie Petersen, Petersen, Sofie
    Education: University of Copenhagen
    Professions: Greenlandic bishop

  2. Sofie Petersen Biography

    Sofie Petersen (born 1955) is the Lutheran bishop of Greenland.She was born on 23 November 1955 in Maniitsoq, Greenland. She studied theology and graduated from the University of Copenhagen in 1986. On 28 May 1995, at the age of 39, Petersen was ordained as the Bishop of Greenland in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark. She was ordained at Hans Egede Church, the cathedral of Greenland in the presence of Queen Margrethe II. She is the first Inuit bishop and second female bishop in the Danish Lutheran church.Petersen is an outspoken advocate for climate justice. She currently lives in Nuuk.

  3. Sofie Petersen Family

    Spouse: Christian Tidemand

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