Sunday, August 16, 2015

From Denmark to the Virgin Islands

Knud-Hansen, Knud, From Denmark to the Virgin Islands, United States: Dorrance & Co., 1947.

An Obstetrician, Surgeon and General Practitioner, Dr. Knud Knud-Hansen was born in Denmark. He received his early education in Copenhagen and upon completion he entered the University to pursue a medical career. Dr. Hansen in his autobiography, From Denmark to the Virgin Islands, Describes these years as "long years of happy misery". To support himself through medical school he taught Zoology in a Miss West's Higher Girls School and doubled as a news critic for a newspaper syndicate.

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