1850s|Monarch – Frederick VI
Prime minister – Otto Joachim
17 September – After almost four decades in Rome, Bertel Thorvaldsen, accompanied by his art collections and most of his own works, returns to Copenhagen.
22 February – Johan Peter Andreas Anker, military officer (died 1876)
19 June – Julius Lange, art historian (died 1896)
13 March – Poul Martin Møller, academic, writer, and poet (born 1794)
20 April - Marie Kofoed, businessperson and philanthropist (born 1760)
1838 in Denmark Wikipedia
Events from the year 1838 in Denmark.