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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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Tin Soldier


Tin soldiers were toys from the 19th century. They were bought as finished toys or as make-it-yourself-kits with tin and molds

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Baroque was a 17th century style in painting, sculpture, architecture, theatre, literature and music. It was grandiose and dramatic

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Beldenak, Jens Andersen


Jens Andersen Beldenak was the last bishop of Funen before the Reformation won inpass in Denmark.

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Danish Resistance Movement, The


The Danish Resistance Movement operated with e.g. sabotage operations and executions of informants

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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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Illerup Ådal (Illerup River-valley)


Illerup Ådal, or Illerup River-valley, is known for the many findings from the Iron Age

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The Church of Denmark


The Church of Denmark, the Danish states church, was formed after the Reformation in 1536

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