1800 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1800 in Denmark.
- 4 July – St. Nicolas Church, one of the four Medieval churches in Copenhagen, is closed.
- 16 December Denmark enters a pact of neutrality with Sweden and Russia and on 18 December also Prussia.
- A semaphore line, also known as an optical telegraph, is established between Copenhagen and Schleswig with 23 reply stations across Zealand, Funen and Als.
- Kronprinsessegade is established in Copenhagen.
- Conrad Malte-Brun is sent into exile for his pamphlets which contained outright criticism of the government, something which the new censorship laws forbade.
- March 8 – Johan Laurentz Jensen, painter (died 1856)
- September 5 – Michael Gottlieb Bindesbøll, architect (died 1856)
- October 31 – Peter Lassen, rancher in the US, namesake of Lassen County, California (died 1859)
- December 4 – Emil Aarestrup, poet (died 1856)
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- "1800" (in Danish). Selskabet for Københavns Historie. Retrieved 2011-05-24.