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 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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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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