1943 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1943 in Denmark.
- 29 April - Some 100 prominent Danes are taken hostage by the occupying German forces in the attempt to stop sabotage by the Danish resistance movement.
- 29 August - The Danish government resigns, leading to direct administration of Denmark by German authority.
- 28 September - Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz, a German diplomat, after secretly making sure Sweden would receive Jewish refugees, leaks word of the German plans for the arrest and deportation of the some 8,000 Danish Jews to Hans Hedtoft, chairman of the Danish Social Democratic Party. The result is the rescue of the Danish Jews, with most of the country's Jews escaping to Sweden.
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- March 27 — Jørgen Hansen, welterweight boxer
- April 16 – Erling Kroner, jazz trombonist, composer and bandleader (d. 2011)
- May 13 — Kurt Trampedach, painter
- May 24 – Svend Auken, politician (d. 2009)
- June 15 — Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, politician, former Danish Prime Minister, President of PES
- 23 February – Thomas Madsen-Mygdal, politician, former Danish prime minister (b. 1876)
- March 15 – Betty Nansen, actress and theatre director (b. 1873)
- May 21 – Ivar Bentsen, architect (b. 1876 )
- June 27 – Knud Arne Petersen, architect and artistic director (b. 1862 )
- August 21 – Henrik Pontoppidan, Nobel Prize-winning writer (b. 1857)
- November 30 – Holger-Madsen, actor (b. 1878)
- "DET SVENSKE UTRIKESDEPARTEMENT OG JØDEFORFØLGELSERNE I DANMARK EN STUDIE I HUMANITÆR HÆLP OG REALPOLITIK". Den Danske Gistoriske Forening. Retrieved 2009-11-18.
- "2. Verdenskrig". Gyldendal. Retrieved 2009-11-18.
- The Rescue of the Danish Jews: moral courage under stress. Leo Goldberger. Retrieved 2009-11-18.