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City gate


City gates are mainly known from the Middle age, when larger cities were surrounded by city walls with several city gates

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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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Benedictine monks


The Benedictine monk Ansgar introduced Christianity to Denmark. Learn about Danish Benedictine monks and the monastery in Voer or Sorø

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Bronze Age


The Bronze Age is mainly known for the bronze objects, burial mounds, petroglyphs and longhouses

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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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Vikings went on expeditions of trade, war, plunder and colonisation outside Scandinavia.

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Sophie Amalie, Queen


Sophie Amalie was married to Frederik III and queen of Denmark in the periode of 1648-1670 

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Hansen, Holger Møller


Holger Møller Hansen (1915-2000) was a professional inventor, who invented the endoscope and bubble wrap

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Tollund Man, the


The Tollund Man is on display at the Silkeborg Museum. He is a bog sacrifice from the earliest part of the Iron Age

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