1807 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1807 in Denmark.
- 7 January – England declares an embargo against France and its allies, including Denmark.
- 29 January – The Danish fortress Frederiksnagore surrenders to the British forces and will remain occupied until 1815. Trankebar and the Danish West Indies are also occupied by the British during the conflict.
- 17 April – Royal Institute for the Deaf is founded in Copenhagen.
- 6 May – Mozart's Don Juan is performed in Copenhagen for the first time, with Édouard Du Puy in the title role.
- 29 August – The Battle of Køge, also known as the 'Clogs Battle', between British troops besieging Copenhagen and Danish militia raised on Zealand ends in British victory.
- 16 August – British troops land at Vedbæk.
- 29–31 August – Battle at Classens Have which is destroyed.
- 2 September – Bombardment of Copenhagen starts: 290 properties burn and another 1,500 to 1,600 are damaged; 2,000 people are killed or wounded; and the Church of Our Lady and the University are among the buildings which burn.
- 7 September – Peymann, the commander of Copenhagen, surrenders to the British after four days of bombardment of the city.
- 21 October – The British sail away with the Danish naval fleet (17 ships of the line, 12 frigates, 8 brigs, 35 smaller vessels and 81 transport ships) after destroying the ships under construction at the Holmen naval base.
- 31 October – Denmark is forced into an alliance with Napoleon.
- 4 November – England declares war on Denmark.
- From this year annual art exhibitions are held at Charlottenborg.
- The first step towards the establishment of the museum for Nordic antiquities are made when a small collection is exhibited in the loft above Trinitatis Church in Copenhagen.
- 30 March – Henrik Rung, composer, conductor and vocal pedagogue (d. 1871)
- 5 June – Georg Hilker, decorative painter (d. 1875)
- 22 August – Emma Hartmann, composer (d. 1851)
- 18 September – Mads Johansen Lange, trader, "King of Bali" (d. 1856)
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- "1807" (in Danish). Selskabet for Københavns Historie. Retrieved 2011-05-24.