1868 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1868 in Denmark.
- 24 April – A law is adopted providing for the construction of a new port at Esbjerg, until then a tiny community, a replacement for the harbour in Altona, which had previously been Denmark's most important North Sea harbour.
- 7 August – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen is established.
- 16 October – All Danish rights to the Nicobar Islands, which since 1848 had been gradually abandoned, are sold to the British as the last remains of Danish India.
- 13 May – Peter Hansen, painter (d. 1928)
- 26 May – Carl Johan Bonnesen, sculptor (d. 1933)
- 25 October – Rasmus Harboe, sculptor (d. 1952)
- 14 February – Emil Bærentzen, painter (b. 1799)
- 10 March – Herman Wilhelm Bissen, sculptor (b. 1798)
- "Esbjerg Krøniken - Esbjergs udvikling i årstal" (in Danish). Esbjerg Byhistoriske Arkiv. Retrieved 2012-11-03.