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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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Flame, the

 

The Flame was a Danish resistance fighter responsible for multiple assassinations of informers during the German Occupation

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Denmark to the Eider!

   

"Denmark to the Eider" was the rallying cry of nationalists, who wanted to absorb the Duchy of Schleswig into Denmark

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Dominican Monks

   

The Dominicans are a mendicant order of monks. The order was created in 1216 by the Spanish saint Dominic de Guzman

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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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Hansen, Holger Møller

 

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

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Aggersborg Viking fortification

         

Aggersborg is the largest Viking fortification found in Denmark

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Trankebar

 

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

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Half-timbering

 

Half-timbered houses have walls constructed of timber with the spaces filled with brick, granite boulders, plaster or wattle-and-daub

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