1772 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1772 in Denmark.
- Monarch – Christian VII
- Prime minister – Johann Friedrich Struensee (until 17 January), Ove Høegh-Guldberg
- January 18 – Johann Friedrich Struensee, Enevold Brandt and Queen Juliana Maria as the culmination of a plot against Struense.
- April 28 – Struense and Brandt are executed by beheading at the Eastern Commons outside Copenhagen. Afterwards their bodies are drawn and quartered.
- April 30 – Norwegian Society is founded in Copenhagen as a venue for Norwegian students.
- October 14 – Royal Danish Medical Society is founded.
- Mascerades, horse races and foreign line dancers are prohibited.
- The military language for use in writing and commands is changed from German to Danish.
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