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la Cour, Poul


Poul la Cour was a Danish inventor and trailblazer in the development of local windmills

Poul le Cour, le Cour, inventor, windmill, , , , ,
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Fishing Weir


Fishing weirs are one of the oldest, advanced fishing methods that we know of. In Denmark, these mainly caught salmon, eel and trout

Eel , Trout , Salmon, weir, casket, , , ,
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Christian VII


Christian VII was a Danish king, but his mental illness made him unable to rule and the country was mostly ruled by royal advisors

Christian VII, Frederik VI, Caroline Mathilde, Struensee, insanity, , , ,
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Bohr, Niels


Niels Bohr is known for understanding atomic structures and quantum mechanics. He received the Nobel Prize in physics in 1922.

Bohr, Niels Bohr, physicist, quantum mechanics, , , , ,
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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

monk, order, Blackfriars, The Dominicans, , , , ,
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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.

Queen Dagmar, Portugese princess, bitter plum, Bengerd, queen, Berengaria, , ,
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Classical Antiquity


The term Antiquity was first used to distinguish between the Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Recent times

Classicism, Architecture, Classical antiquity, Ancient, , , , ,
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Great Prayer Day


Great Prayer Day (Store Bededag) is a Danish public holiday, falling on the fourth Friday after Easter

Hans Bagger, Store Bededag, Great Prayer Day, wheat buns, , , , ,
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Petroglyphs are man-made drawings and symbols drawn on stones from the prehistoric era, mainly from the Bronze Age

Petroglyph, Bronze Age, Bornholm, , , , , ,
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