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The Dannevirke fortifications is the largest earthwork in Europe. Over 1500 years old, it acted as Denmark's defensive boundary

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The Corded Ware People


The Corded Ware people buried their dead in small individual grave mounds. Big ceremonial status axes were found in the graves

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Trankebar was a Danish colony and trading post in the Westindies from 1620 to 1845

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A Foot


A foot was a unit of length. Read about Christian V's decree of measurment and weight.

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Grauballe man, the


The Grauballe man is a bog body from the Iron Age found in Grauballe near Silkeborg in 1952

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Andelsbevægelsen, a Danish cooperative movement


Andelsbevægelsen is the name of the association of cooperatives which arose in the latter part of the 19th century

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Dannemand, Frederikke


Frederikke Dannemand was the daughter of a shipbuilder. She was introduced to Frederik 6, with whom she began a lifelong relationship

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Andersen, Hans Christian


Hans Christian Andersen is known worldwide for his fairytales. He was born in Odense and later moved to Copenhagen to be a writer.

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Tustrup Graveyard, the


The Tustrup graveyard houses several graves from the Neolithic period as well as a kulthus.

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