Flemming Rose

Flemming Rose

Cato Institute, Washington D.C.

Flemming Rose is a Danish journalist, author, and senior fellow at Cato Institute, Washington D.C.

Flemming Rose graduated in Russian language and literature from University of Copenhagen, worked as a translator of Russian literature before he became a journalist. He has spent 14 years abroad as a foreign correspondent in Moscow and Washington D.C. In 2004, he returned to Denmark to become the culture and later foreign editor of Jyllands-Posten, Denmark’s leading newspaper. Mr. Rose contributes to international media and is the author of several books, such as The Tyranny of Silence: How One Cartoon Ignited a Global Debate on the Future of Free Speech (2010 in Danish and 2014 in English), which was listed among the 10 best non-fiction books of 2014 by The Economist, Hymn to Freedom (2015) and The Possessed (2016), for which Flemming Rose was awarded the Danish newspaper Weekendavisen’s Literary Prize of 2016. In 2016 he was awarded the Milton Friedman Prize for advancing liberty.