Serfdom

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Tied to the land of their birth

Hanne Fabricius
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Hanne Fabricius

The Liberty Memorial Monument moves aside

The Liberty Memorial Monument was erected on a roundabout on the busy road leading to Vesterport,…

Peter Bavnshøj
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Peter Bavnshøj

Minister of Foreign Affairs and reformer

Just like his uncle, A.P. Bernstoff (1735-97) was Denmark's Minister of Foreign Affairs. His…

Peter Bavnshøj
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Peter Bavnshøj

Reventlow reforms farming

Count Johan Ludvig Reventlow was one of the most striking figures during the agricultural reforms…

Peter Dragsbo
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Peter Dragsbo

All at sea

In the 18th century, the people from Løjtland set sail. The farmers' sons became skippers or …

Thomas Roland
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Thomas Roland

The great agrarian reformist

Count Christian Ditlev Frederik Reventlow (1748-1827) was one of the visionaries of the 1700s. He…

Gudrun Gormsen
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Gudrun Gormsen

Only God knows the fate of farmers

The industrious Peder Knudsen kept a diary from 1829 to 1857, in which he records farming life on…

Gudrun Gormsen
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Gudrun Gormsen

A new breed of farmers

Søren Pedersen, a farmer and officer of the parish, was born in 1776. Although a tenant farmer…