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The History of Denmark

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An amateur history podcast about the oldest Kingdom in Europe. It follows the Danish monarchs from Gorm the Old to Margaret II across 1000 years.

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An amateur history podcast about the oldest Kingdom in Europe. It follows the Danish monarchs from Gorm the Old to Margaret II across 1000 years.

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Great podcast

By Karlbird - Nov 19 2018
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Love the danish history. Hard to find in English

Wonderful podcast

By tammylynk - Sep 05 2017
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I wish it was more regular but enjoy the podcast all the same. Keep up all the great work.

iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
38
5
0
0
0

Great podcast

By Karlbird - Nov 19 2018
Read more
Love the danish history. Hard to find in English

Wonderful podcast

By tammylynk - Sep 05 2017
Read more
I wish it was more regular but enjoy the podcast all the same. Keep up all the great work.

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The History of Denmark

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An amateur history podcast about the oldest Kingdom in Europe. It follows the Danish monarchs from Gorm the Old to Margaret II across 1000 years.

Episode 23 – The Great Northern War and the colonies

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Christian V codifies Danish Law in the late 1600s, and his successor joins forces with Russia and Poland to break the Swedish Empire – and we visit the colonies!

https://archive.org/download/Episode23TheGreatNorthernWarAndTheColonies/Episode%2023%20-%20The%20Great%20Northern%20War%20and%20the%20colonies.mp3

Aug 06 2018

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Episode 22 – Absolutism

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Denmark transitions to absolute monarchy under interesting circumstances and then tries to win back land from Sweden.

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Perfect illustration of Frederick III as an absolute monarch.

https://archive.org/download/Episode22Absolutism/Episode%2022%20-%20Absolutism.mp3

Jun 11 2017

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Update 11/02/17

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Status-update on The History of Denmark as of 11/02/17
https://archive.org/download/Update110217/Update%20110217.mp3

Feb 11 2017

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Episode 21 – The Brink

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Frederick III outmaneuvers his rivals but is then faced with a crisis that threatens to destroy the independence of Denmark.

https://archive.org/download/Episode21TheBrink/Episode%2021%20-%20The%20Brink.mp3

Nov 18 2016

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Episode 20 – Christian IV Part 2

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Christian IV charges headlong into the Thirty Years War and then faces a rising Sweden.

The painting described in the episode.
https://archive.org/download/Episode20ChristianIVPart2/Episode%2020%20-%20Christian%20IV%20Part%202.mp3

Oct 07 2016

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Episode 19 – Christian IV Part 1

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We look at the first half of the reign of one of the most famous of the Danish monarchs.

https://archive.org/download/Episode19ChristianIVPart1/Episode%2019%20-%20Christian%20IV%20Part%201.mp3

Sep 15 2016

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Episode 18 – The Nordic Seven Years’ War

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Denmark and Sweden quarrel over trade and coats-of-arms.

Statue of Tycho Brahe and Kepler in Prague, Czechia
https://archive.org/download/Episode18TheNordicSevenYearsWar/Episode%2018%20-%20The%20Nordic%20Seven%20Years%E2%80%99%20War.mp3

Aug 19 2016

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Episode 17 – The Protestant Reformation

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The teachings of Martin Luther are enacted in the Kingdom of Denmark in the aftermath of a civil war.

https://archive.org/download/Episode17TheProtestantReformation/Episode%2017%20-%20The%20Protestant%20Reformation.mp3

Jul 22 2016

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Episode 16 – Rex Tyrannus

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We reach the transitory period between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. King Hans fights pole-vaulting German peasants and his son, Christian II, becomes known as “Tyrant Christian”.

https://archive.org/download/Episode16RexTyrannus/Episode%2016%20-%20Rex%20Tyrannus.mp3

Jul 06 2016

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Episode 15 – Chaos in the Union

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The Kalmar Union shatters and reunites several times and a new dynasty gains control of Denmark!

https://archive.org/download/Episode15ChaosInTheUnion/Episode%2015%20-%20Chaos%20in%20the%20Union.mp3

May 28 2016

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