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Dagmar, Queen

   

Dagmar of Bohemia was one of the most popular of all Denmark's queens. She was known for her beauty and kindness

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Christian II

 

Christian II (1481-1559) was one of the most unpopular Danish kings and was eventually overthrown and imprisoned for life

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Canute IV the Holy

   

King Canute IV, also know as Canute the Holy, is the patron saint of Denmark and the first Dane to be canonized

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Gig

 

A gig is a two-wheeled horse carriage

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Bengerd, Queen

 

Queen Bengerd was born in Portugal, daughter of the Portugese King Sancho I. She was married to King Valdemar Sejr.

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Liberty Memorial

   

The Statue of Liberty is a monument that commemorates the abolition of the Emancipation of the peasantry

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Ellehammer, Jacob

   

Ellehammer was known for his different inventions and was the first aircraft pioneer in Denmark

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Valdemar the Victorious

 

Valdemar "the victorious" is known for conquering many territories and for providing the Danes with their national flag: Dannebrog

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Constitution, the Danish

   

The Danish Constitution was introduced June 5th 1849 and so, absolute monarchy ended in Denmark

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