1901 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1901 in Denmark.
- April 3 – A Folketing election is held. It was the first use of a secret ballot in Denmark.
- June 24 – The Frilandsmuseet open air museum is inaugurated in its present-day location north of Copenhagen
- July 24 – Systemskiftet (English: The Shift of Government): With the appointment of the Cabinet of Deuntzer, parliamentarism is instituted in Denmark and with the exception of the Easter Crisis of 1920 no Danish government since 1901 has been formed against the vote of a majority of the members of Folketinget.
- August 30 – A royal decrete opens the King's Gate to Rosenborg Castle Garden, at the corner of Gothersgade and Kronprinsessegade, to the public.
- September 25 – The Ny Carlsberg Foundation is established.
- November 28 – Øksnehallen opens in the Meatpacking District in Copenhagen.
- The first automobile is registered in Copenhagen
- The first kindergarten with public support in Denmark is established and inaugurated at Enghave Plads in the Vesterbro district of Copenhagen. Private kindergartens had been known since 1871.
- February 20 – Mogens Lassen, architect (d. 1987)
- July 9 – Peter Sekaer, photographer (d. 1950)
- August 25 – Kjeld Abell, playwright (d. 1961)
- January 19 – Henrik August Flindt, landscape architect (b. 1822)
- October 19 – Carl Frederik Tietgen, industrialist and bankier (b. 1829)
- October 31 – Frederik Christian Lund, painter and illustrator (d. 1826)
- November 16 – Theobald Stein, sculptor (b. 1829)
- November 29 – Ludvig Grundtvig, photographer (b. 1836)
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