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1671 in Denmark

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1671 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1671 in Denmark.



  • Monarch – Christian V
  • Events

  • March – Charles Bertie (senior) is named British envoy-extraordinary to Denmark.
  • September 20 – Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine is married to Charles, the heir of the Electorate of the Palatinate at Sophie Amalienborg in Copenhagen.
  • Undated

  • Paul Kurtz completes the Crown of Christian V.
  • Anointing of Christian V at Frederiksborg Castle.
  • The Order of the Dannebrog is instituted, comprising only a single class of 50 noble knights, plus the Master of the Order, i.e. the Danish monarch, and his sons.
  • Lambert van Haven is appointed General Building Master, as the first to hold this post, with overall responsibility for executing the king's architectural wishes.
  • Abraham Wuchters is appointed Painter to the Danish Court.
  • The titles Landgrave and Land Baron are introduced as the highest noble ranks in Denmark with the creation of counties and baronies.
  • The "King's New Square", Kongens Nytorv, is established in Copenhagen with inspiration from the Paris.
  • The military Garnisons Cemetery is inaugurated outside Copenhagen's Eastern City Gate.
  • Danish West India Company is founded and will settle on St. Thomas the following year, founding the Danish West Indies.
  • Births

  • February 5 – Bartholomæus Deichman bishop (d. 1731).
  • June 21 – Christian Detlev Reventlow, diplomat and military leader (1738)
  • July 21 – Hendrick Krock, painter to the Danish Court (d. 1738)
  • October 8 – Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Duke of Schleswig (d. 1702)
  • October ii – Frederick IV, king of Denmark (d. 1739)
  • Full date unknown

  • Benoît Le Coffre, painter to the Danish Court (d. 1722)
  • Morgan Bryan, grandfather of Rebecca Boone /d. 1763
  • Deaths

  • March 15 – Axel Urup, military engineer and commander (b. 1601)
  • References

    1671 in Denmark Wikipedia

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