Modern breakthrough 1830-1915

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Morten Pedersen
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Morten Pedersen

Breathing easy in the lying ward" "

In the 1860s, Rold Forest was identified as being of strategic military importance, and Skørping…

Erland Porsmose
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Erland Porsmose

The birdman of Denmark

Johannes Larsen (1867-1961) is famed as an unparalleled painter of birds and as the knowledgeable…

Henrik Harnow
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Henrik Harnow

The ramparts that were never built

The original plans for Slipshavn called for the construction of a much larger fortification than…

Mette Ladegaard Thøgersen
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Mette Ladegaard Thøgersen

Emma Gad passed by

At one time, station towns were viewed with great scepticism. In 1903, famous writer Emma Gad…

Mette Ladegaard Thøgersen
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Mette Ladegaard Thøgersen

Hold-ups in Langå

The book Jydske Byer og deres Mænd (Jutland Towns and their Men) from 1917 describes Langå's…

Per Grau Møller
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Per Grau Møller

Tough rules to prevent tin roofs

Anyone wanting a loan to build a state smallholding had to meet the tough requirements set by the…

Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen
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Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen

Silver tongue gives the Germans a licking

It was 9 April 1940 in the morning and the German troops rolled across the border to Denmark. By…

Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen
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Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen

Jens Langkniv and the red-haired vicar's wife

The pits have fuelled people's imaginations for many years. Robbers and highwaymen hid there. …

Vibeke Andersson Møller
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Vibeke Andersson Møller

Too modern for many people

Against the wishes of the architect, the building was covered in Greenland marble, as the client…

Vibeke Andersson Møller
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Vibeke Andersson Møller

Escalators for modern travellers

Vesterport Station was built in 1934 and reflected the newest trends. The stations were built…

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