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1766 in Denmark

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1766 in Denmark
Decades:  1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s

Events from the year 1766 in Denmark.



  • Monarch – Frederick V (until 14 January), Christian VII
  • Prime minister – Count Johann Hartwig Ernst von Bernstorff
  • Events

  • 14 January – Crown Prince Christian becomes King Christian VII of Denmark.
  • Wedding of Gustav III and Sophia Magdalena
  • 20 October - Christian Tychsen is appointed as governor of the Danish Gold Coast as the first on a regular basis.
  • 8 November
  • The wedding of King Christian VII and Caroline Matilda of Great Britain takes place at Christiansborg Palace accompanied by extensive celebrations throughout the city.
  • The event is in the same time the inauguration of the Great Hall of the still not completed royal palace..
  • Undated

  • Anna Sophie Magdalene Frederikke Ulrikke demands a pension from the Danish royal house with the claim that she was the illegitimate daughter of King Christian VI.
  • Deaths

  • January 14 – Frederick V, Danish king (born 1723)
  • * 7 May – Just Fabritius, businessman (norn 1703)
  • September 17 – Philip de Lange, architect (norn c. 1705)
  • References

    1766 in Denmark Wikipedia

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