Ole Crumlin-Pedersen, founder of the Viking Ship Museum, has died.

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Dr. phil. h.c. Ole Crumlin-Pedersen. He passed peacefully away last Friday, 14th October 2011, after a long period of illness, aged 76 years. Ole Crumlin-Pedersen remained committed to his life’s work in the field of maritime archaeology until his very last days. The Viking Ship Museum has dedicated an Internet page to the memory of Ole Crumlin-Pedersen:  http://www.vikingeskibsmuseet.dk/

The funeral will take place on Saturday, 29th October, 11.00 at Himmelev Church in Roskilde, followed by a memorial reception at the Viking Ship Museum at 12.30.

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