1671 in Denmark
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- Monarch – Christian V
- March – Charles Bertie (senior) is named British envoy-extraordinary to Denmark.
- September 20 – Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine is married to Charles, the hair of the Electorate of the Palatinate at Sophie Amalienborg in Copenhagen.
- Paul Kurtz completes the Crown of Christian V.
- Anointing of Christian V at Frederiksborg Castle.
- he Order of the Dannebrog is instituted, comprising only a single class of 50 noble knights, plus the Master of the Order, i.e. the Danish monarch, and his sons.
- Lambert van Haven is appointed General Building Master, as the first to hold this post, with overall responsibility for executing the king's architectural wishes.
- Abraham Wuchters is appoainted Painter to the Danish Court.
- The titles Landgrave and Land Baron are introduced as the highest noble ranks in Denmark with the creation of counties and baronies.
- The "King's New Square", Kongens Nytorv, is established in Copenhagen with inspiration from the Paris.
- The military Garnisons Cemetery is inaugurated outside Copenhagen's Eastern City Gate.
- Danish West India Company is founded and will settle on St. Thomas the following year, founding the Danish West Indies.
- February 5 – Bartholomæus Deichman bishop (d. 1731)
- June 21 – Christian Detlev Reventlow, diplomat and military leader (1738)
- July 21 – Hendrick Krock, painter to the Danish Court (d. 1738)
- October 8 – Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Duke of Schleswig (d. 1702)
- October ii – Frederick IV, king of Denmark (d. 1739)
Full date unknown
- Benoît Le Coffre, painter to the Danish Court (d. 1722)
- Morgan Bryan, grandfather of Rebecca Boone /d. 1763
- Barok from DAC.dk. In Danish. Retrieved 18 December 2009.
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