Vitus Bering, the famous Russian Navy captain was born here.The largest educational institution in Horsens is VIA University College offering a wide range of mostly technical educations.
The team has won the league 6 times most recently in 2014--16 as well as winning the Danish Basketball Cup 3 times most recently in the 2014-15 season.The city is surrounded by typical moraine landscape with low hills and valleys created by glaciers during the last ice ages. flirtseiten Dresden Horsens is 50 km (31 mi) south of Aarhus and 30 km (19 mi) north of Vejle, and approximately 200 km (120 mi) from Copenhagen.When the guards discovered he was missing they found a note from him with the words "Where there is a will there is a way".Lorentzen was captured a few days later on a nearby farm.
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It is believed the name Horsens derives from the old Danish words hors (horse) and næs (naze, headland). The earliest traces of a city are remains of a pagan burial site and houses dating back to the 10th century.In the 12th century, the kings Sweyn III and Valdemar I issued coins in the city.The Crime Festival is organized by Horsens Public Library.Every year, many well-known crime writers visit Horsens.In 2015, the CASA Arena will host Motorcycle speedway when it holds the Speedway Grand Prix of Denmark for the first time, taking over as host from the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen which had held the Speedway Grand Prix event from 2003-2014.
Horsens is also home to professional basketball team Horsens IC who play in Basketligaen.Horsens is the home to professional football club AC Horsens who play in the Danish Superliga.Their home ground is the 10,400 capacity CASA Arena Horsens.The city is home to Horsens Industrimuseum, a museum showing the history of the industrial society.The museum shows technological development and developments in living conditions for workers. Peter Sørensen from the Social Democrats is mayor of Horsens.