1619 in Denmark

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Events from the year 1619 in Denmark.



  • April 6 - A royal decree states that everybody who builds a "good house" in Christianshavn will get a deed on the lots and several years of tax discounts.[1]
  • May 9 - King Christian IV sends out an expedition led by Jens Munk to find the North-West Passage.[1] On board is also Rasmus Jensen, the first Lutheran cleric in Canada [2]
  • September 5 - Church of Holmen is inaugurated in the former naval anchor forge in Copenhagen.[1]



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  1. ^ a b c d "1619" (in Danish). Selskabet for Københavns Historie. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  2. ^ What happened to the first Lutheran pastor in the New World? (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)http://archive.elca.org/communication/timeline/1619.html
  3. ^ "Reinhold Timm". Gyldendal. Retrieved 2010-03-16.