Daily life: housing throughout the ages

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From single room to suburb

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Søren H. Andersen
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Søren H. Andersen

A bog man's deathbed

Excavations of the Klosterlund Settlement have revealed only finds of flint. The Star Carr…

Søren H. Andersen
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Søren H. Andersen

The end of the Mesolithic Period

The shell piles were definitively dated to the Stone Age in 1850. The discussion then emerged about…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

Shipping magnate steams ahead

On 16 April 1904, a conference was held in Svendborg. It was to help found a steamship company…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

Town planning to keep peers with peers

The Marselisborg district forms an offshoot of the Frederiksbjerg district. Frederiksbjerg was…

Inger-Marie Børgesen
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Inger-Marie Børgesen

Women's lib and human charity

Thora Esche was an upstanding, devout girl from a well-to-do middle-class home who at the age of 26…

Ea Stevns Matzon
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Ea Stevns Matzon

Shapely woman and King paint the town red

History suggests that Anne Cathrine Benthagen was the illegitimate daughter of Prince Georg of…

Axel Harms
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Axel Harms

The naughty ones from the yellow mansion

When the octogenarian Prince Valdemar of Denmark died in 1939 in Det Gule Palæ, he had lived there…

Axel Harms
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Axel Harms

All fired up over rococo furniture

In the summer of 1716, Tsar Peter the Great and Queen Catharina arrived in Copenhagen. They had…

Lene Sørensen
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Lene Sørensen

The generous baroness

As the widow of Privy Councillor Jens Harboe and the last heir of the Fuiren family, Christine…

Per Ole Rindel
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Per Ole Rindel

Iron Age man-trap

The discovery of a number of carefully worked wooden stakes puzzled the archaeologists when the…

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