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1863 in Denmark

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1863 in Denmark
Decades:  1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s

Events from the year 1863 in Denmark.



  • Monarch – Frederick VII (until 15 November), Christian IX
  • Prime minister – Carl Christian Hall (until 31 December), Ditlev Gothard Monrad
  • Events

  • October 22 – The first tramway in Copenhagen begins operations. The Horse-drawn tram cars run along a single track between Sankt Annæ Plads and Frederiksberg Runddel.
  • November 15 – With Christian IX's accent to the Danuish throne, the House of Glücksburg succeeded the House of Oldenburg.
  • Christian IX signs the so-called November Constitution establishing a shared law of succession and a common parliament for both Schleswig and Denmark. This is seen by the German Confederation as a violation of the 1852 London Protocol.
  • December 24 – Saxon and Hanoverian troops marched into Holstein on behalf of the Confederation. Supported by the German soldiers and by loyal Holsteiners, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein took control of the government of Holstein.
  • Births

  • 25 April – Carl Wentorf, painter (died 1914)
  • 21 June – Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen, sculptor (died 1945)
  • 25 June – Frederik Jensen, stage and film actor (died 1934)
  • 7 September – Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, painter 1958)
  • Deaths

  • November 15 – Frederick VII. king of Denmark (born 1808)
  • References

    1863 in Denmark Wikipedia

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