Knowledge

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Teaching a nation

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Vibeke Andersson Møller
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Vibeke Andersson Møller

Functionality top priority

The library is a milestone in the development of a regional version of functionalism that had…

Ea Stevns Matzon
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Ea Stevns Matzon

Ducking Purgatory

The canal is called Sunesønnernes Mill Dike because it was paid for by the sons of Sune Ebbesen.…

Steffen Elmer Jørgensen
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Steffen Elmer Jørgensen

The mysterious milestones

Not much is known about the primitive milestones along the lost Silkeborg-Viborg road. In 1686, the…

Jan Steen Jacobsen
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Jan Steen Jacobsen

Poet with global potential

Folk high schools that teach young adults are a Danish concept. The folk high school concept was…

Gitte Haastrup
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Gitte Haastrup

The man behind the town museum's tall ambitions

Gustav Lotze (1825-1893) was one of Odense's most prominent citizens. He ran a large…

Morten Pedersen
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Morten Pedersen

Knocking down old pepper mills" like skittles "

Modernism's urgency to be free of the shackles of history made a huge impact on Aalborg in the…

Inge Adriansen
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Inge Adriansen

German minority high school gets the right to hold exams

The German education system in South Jutland had its right to hold examinations revoked in 1945 but…

Inge Adriansen
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Inge Adriansen

King wants strong, healthy youngsters

IHS in Sønderborg reflects a conviction that sport strengthens and gives youngsters moral…

Linda Kiltmøller
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Linda Kiltmøller

Agricultural school goes up in smoke

The harvest had been gathered, and threshing was in full swing at Ladelund Agricultural School when…

Linda Kiltmøller
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Linda Kiltmøller

The Danish windmill industry takes off

Poul la Cour was fascinated by the idea of converting wind energy into electricity. In the 1890s,…

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