Lars Chemnitz was born on October 26, 1925. His father J0rgen Chemnitz was an interpreter and his mother was Kathrine, born Josefsen. He was educated at the Teacher Training College in Nuuk 1946, and at the Teacher Training College in Haslev, Denmark, 1951. He taught at different schools in Denmark until 1958 and thereafter in Greenland. He soon became headmaster of different schools in Greenland. Chemnitz retired in 1995 and settled in Denmark.

Axel Kj^r S0rensen

See also Atassut; Greenland Home Rule Act; Motzfeldt, Jonathan

Further Reading

Entry on Chemnitz, Lars, Dansk Biografisk Leksikon,

Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1979 Entry on Chemnitz, Lars, Grönlands Gr0nne Bog (The Green Book of Greenland), Gr0nlands Hjemmestyres Informationskontor, 1996

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