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Hans Ludvig Martensen

His Excellency


Hans Ludvig Martensen


S.J.
Bishop of Copenhagen
Church Roman Catholic
Diocese Roman Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen
Appointed 22 March 1965
In office 1965-1995
Predecessor Johannes Theodor Suhr
Successor Czeslaw Kozon
Orders
Ordination 15 August 1956
Consecration 16 May 1965

by Johannes Theodor Suhr
Personal details
Born (1927-08-07)August 7, 1927

Copenhagen, Denmark
Died March 13, 2012(2012-03-13) (aged 84)
Nationality Dane

Hans Ludvig Martensen, S.J. (August 6, 1927 – March 13, 2012) was the Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Martense was born in Copenhagen. In 1956 he was ordained a priest of the Society of Jesus. In 1965, Pope Paul VI appointed him Bishop of Copenhagen, and he was consecrated on May 16 by Bishop Johannes Theodor Suhr, O.S.B.. He participated in the 4th Session of the Second Vatican Council in September of that year. He resigned as bishop in 1995, and died in 2012.[1]

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