Victor Hansen

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameVictor Georg•Hansen
Used nameVictor•Hansen
Born29 August 1889 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
Died6 March 1974 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
AffiliationsB.93, København (DEN)
NOC Denmark


Victor Hansen was a distinguished jurist and a Danish High Court judge from 1941-59. He also did pioneering research and writing in entomology. He wrote a 20-volume work on Danish fauna, and in 1950 was made a honorary professor and given an honorary doctorate at Københavns Universitet for his work on insects.

Hansen was chairman of the Danish Idræts Federation amateur and order committee for 37 years, 1933-70. He was chairman of arbitration courts in agriculture, banking and healthcare and was a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration from 1934-60, serving as chairman from 1950-60.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis DEN Victor Hansen
Singles, Men (Olympic) =17
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Leif Rovsing =9