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1648 in Denmark

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1648 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1648 in Denmark.



  • Monarch - Christian IV (until 28 February), Frederick III (starting 1 May)
  • Steward of the Realm; Corfitz Ulfeldt
  • Events

  • February 28 – King Christian IV dies in his bedchamber at Rosenborg Castle where he has been moved from Frederiksborg Castle upon his own order.
  • November 23 – Coronation of King Frederick III.
  • November 24 – Coronation of Queen Sophie Amalie. By that time, the triumphal arch has already been dismantled, giving rise to various speculations and rumors, particularly relating to Corfitz Ulfeldt and his party.
  • Undated

  • Ove Gjedde resigns as Admiral (Rigsadmiral) and settles as a feudal magnate (lensmand) at Helsingborg Castle.
  • Physician and botanist Simon Paulli publishes the first Flora Danica, not to be mistaken with the later, more famous work of the same name from the 18th century. Published in Latin but translated into Danish by a student, it strongly discourages the growing use of tobacco and tea.
  • Nicholas Mercator is employed by University of Copenhagen.
  • Full date unknown

  • Poul Christian Schindler, composer (died 1740)
  • Deaths

  • February 28 – Christian IV, king of Denmark
  • Full date unknown

  • Vibeke Kruse, royal mistress
  • References

    1648 in Denmark Wikipedia

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