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A notable prisoner included former minister of justice Peter Adler Alberti.
The last execution in peacetime in Denmark happened in the prison in 1892 when Jens Nielsen was decapitated in the courtyard.
In 2006 the prison was closed and the newly built State Prison of East Jutland was opened.
The new prison, which is placed near Horsens, held the mass murderer Peter Lundin for a period.
Horsens is best known for its culture and entertainment events.
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.The museum shows technological development and developments in living conditions for workers. Peter Sørensen from the Social Democrats is mayor of Horsens.Vitus Bering, the famous Russian Navy captain was born here.Several internationally known artists, such as Madonna, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Joe Cocker, Elton John, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Tom Jones, Bryan Adams, David Bowie, José Carreras, Helmut Lotti, Westlife, R. M., Paul Mc Cartney, Robbie Williams, The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, AC/DC, U2, Rammstein and Snow Patrol have performed, or have performances planned in Horsens. Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band Pretty Maids is from Horsens.One of the largest cultural events in Denmark is the annual European Medieval Festival on the last Friday and Saturday in August.
Lorentzen was captured a few days later on a nearby farm.