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1728 in Denmark

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1728 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1728 in Denmark.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Frederick IV
  • Grand Chancellor – Ulrik Adolf Holstein
  • Events

  • July 14 – Vitus Bering begins his first exploration aboard the ship Gabriel and sailed northward from the Kamchatka Peninsula and through the strait that now bears his name.
  • October 20 – The Copenhagen Fire of 1728 breaks out.
  • October 23 – The fire in Copenhagen finally dies out after destroying approximately 28% of the city and leaving 20% of its population homeless.
  • Undated

  • The Lille Grønnegade Theatre in Copenhagen, the first public theater in Denmark, is closed.
  • A new town hall is built in Viborg next to Viborg Cathedral. The building now houses the Skovgaard Museum
  • Births

  • June 26 – Frederik Christian von Haven, philologist, theologian and patron of the arts (died 1763)
  • October 18 – Peter Frederik Suhm, historian (died 1798
  • Deaths

  • September 24 – Frederik Krag, noble, civil servant (born 1655)
  • References

    1728 in Denmark Wikipedia


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