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The word "stowaway" refers to a person, who travels by means of transportation without a ticket.

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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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A crossbow shoots off the arrow by pulling the trigger and reached its height of popularity in the Middle Ages

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Danish West Indies, the


Denmark had colonies in India, Africa and America in the period of 1620-1920

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World Clock, Jens Olsen's


Jens Olsen's World Clock at City Hall in Copenhagen is an astronomical clock, which shows Siderean and Central European time.

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Absalon, Archbishop


Absalon first built a castle at Copenhagen, then a small port called Havn, and laid foundations for the future expansion of the city.

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Frederik III - King


Frederik III (1609-1670) was married to Sofie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg and introduced absolute monarchy in Denmark

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Blue Tower (Blåtårn)


Blåtårn, which could be translated as "Blue Tower", was the greatest tower of Copenhagen Castle, and its most fearsome prison.

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Eckersberg, C. W.


Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783-1853) was a Danish painter from the early 19th century

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