Det Harboeske Enkefruekloster

Distinguished old people's home


The Harboe Home for widowed women of rank was built in 1754-60 on Stormgade in Copenhagen based on plans by General Master Builder Lauritz de Thurah. Funds were willed for the project by Privy Councillor Christine Harboe, née Fuiren. The home comprised free lodging…

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Det Harboeske Enkefruekloster

Opført i 1754-60

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Social assistance for upper-class women

Even good families sometimes needed help in the 18th century. There was no social safety net back…

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