1861 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1861 in Denmark.
- July – The archaeological excavations at the Jelling Stones are resumed under supervision of Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae and later that month visited by King Frederik VII personally.
- August 25 – St. John's Church in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen is consecrated at a ceremony attended by King Frederik VII. It is first church to be built outside the city's old fortification ring when it was decommissioned.
- September 13 – The Church Association for the Inner Mission in Denmark is founded.
- February 14 – Peter Ilsted, artist and printmaker (died 1933)
- April 27 – Johan Skjoldborg, author (died 1936)
- May 22 – Johannes Georg Forchhammer, physicist (died 1938)
- September 10 – Niels Hansen Jacobsen, sculptor (died 1941)
- September 25 – Rasmus Andersen, sculptor (died 1930)
- April 2 – Peter Georg Bang, politician and jurist, prime minister of Denmark (born 1797)
- May 1 – Heinrich Gustav Ferdinand Holm, artist and engraver (born 1803)
- "Sankt Johannes Kirke". Sankt Johannes Kirke. Retrieved 2011-01-17.
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