List of wars involving Denmark

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This is a list of wars fought by Denmark.

1500–1699[edit]

Year War Belligerents (excluding Denmark) Outcome
Allies Enemies
1521–1523 Swedish War of Liberation  Kalmar Union Sweden
Free City of Lübeck (from 1522)
Treaty of Malmö: Regained Swedish independence, dissolution of Kalmar Union, Sweden renounced its claims to Scania and Blekinge.
1534–1536 Count's Feud (civil war) Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein
1563–1570 Northern Seven Years' War Free City of Lübeck

Poland–Lithuania

 Sweden Treaty of Stettin (1570)
1611–1613 Kalmar War  Sweden Treaty of Knäred (1613)
1618–1648 Thirty Years' War Protestant States and Allies

 Sweden
 Kingdom of France
 Bohemia
Denmark Denmark-Norway (1625-1629)
 Saxony
 United Provinces
Electorate of the Palatinate
Brunswick-Lüneburg
 England
 Scotland
Brandenburg-Prussia
Transylvania
Hungarian Anti-Habsburg Rebels
Zaporozhian Cossacks
 Ottoman Empire

Roman Catholic States and Allies

 Holy Roman Empire

Spain and its possessions
Denmark Denmark-Norway (1643-1645)

Peace of Westphalia
1643–1645 Torstenson War  Holy Roman Empire  Sweden
 Dutch Republic
Swedish victory
Treaty of Brömsebro (1645)
1657–1660 Second Northern War Habsburg Monarchy
Poland–Lithuania
Russia (1656–58)
Brandenburg-Prussia
 Dutch Republic
 Sweden
Brandenburg Brandenburg-Prussia
Transylvania
Ukrainian Cossacks
Wallachia
Moldavia
Treaty of Roskilde (February 26, 1658)
1675–1678 Franco-Dutch War[1]  Dutch Republic
 Holy Roman Empire
 Spain
 Kingdom of France
 Kingdom of England
 Sweden
1675–1679 Scanian War  United Provinces
 Holy Roman Empire
Brandenburg
 Sweden
 Kingdom of France
Treaty of Fontainebleau (1679)

1700–1799[edit]

Year War Belligerents (excluding Denmark) Outcome
Allies Enemies
1700–1720 Great Northern War Russia Tsardom of Russia
 Electorate of Saxony
Poland–Lithuania
Flag of the Cossack Hetmanat.svg Cossack Hetmanate
 PrussiaProvince of Hanover Hanover
 Great Britain
 Sweden
Wappen Herzogtum Holstein 1703.gif Holstein-Gottorp
Poland–Lithuania
 Ottoman Empire
Flag of the Cossack Hetmanat.svg Cossack Hetmanate (1708–9)
 Great Britain
Treaty of Frederiksborg (1720)
1701–1714 War of the Spanish Succession[2] Armoiries Charles VI de Habsbourg.svg Spain loyal to Archduke Charles
 Habsburg Monarchy
 Great Britain (before 1707)
 Dutch Republic
 Duchy of Savoy
 Kingdom of Prussia
Portugal Kingdom of Portugal
Escudo del Principe de Asturias 1700-1761 (sin diferencias).png Spain loyal to Philip V of Spain
 Kingdom of France
Bavaria Electorate of Bavaria
Treaty of Rastatt and Treaty of Utrecht
1788–1789 Theater War  Sweden
1788–1790 Russo-Swedish War  Russian Empire  Sweden Status quo ante bellum

1800–1945[edit]

Year War Belligerents (excluding Denmark) Outcome
Allies Enemies
1800–1813 Napoleonic Wars  France
 Ottoman Empire
 United Kingdom
 Sweden
 Russia
 Austrian Empire
 Prussia
 Spain
Portugal
 Ottoman Empire (until 1803)
 United Netherlands
Congress of Vienna (1815)
1807–1814 Gunboat War  United Kingdom British victory
1848–1850 First Schleswig War  Kingdom of Prussia
Duchy of Holstein
German Empire
London Protocol
1864 Second War of Schleswig  German Confederation: Treaty of Vienna (1864)
1902–1903 Venezuela Crisis of 1902–1903[3]  United Kingdom
 German Empire
 Kingdom of Italy
 Venezuela European fleet withdraws
1918–1920 Estonian War of Independence[4]  Estonia  Soviet Union Estonian victory
1939–1940 Winter War[5]
World War II
 Finland  Soviet Union
1939–1940 Phoney War
World War II
 France
 Norway
 United Kingdom
 Nazi Germany
 Kingdom of Italy
1940 Operation Weserübung
World War II
 Norway
 United Kingdom
 France
 Poland
 Nazi Germany German forces withdrew at the end of World War II following their surrender to the Allies on 5 May 1945.
1940–1945 Occupation of Denmark
World War II
 United Kingdom
 Soviet Union
 Hungary
 Nazi Germany
German forces withdrew at the end of World War II following their surrender to the Allies on 5 May 1945.

1946–[edit]

Year War Belligerents (excluding Denmark) Outcome
Allies Enemies
1950–1953 Korean War  South Korea
 United States
 North Korea
 China
1990–1991 Gulf War  Argentina
 Australia
 Bahrain
 Bangladesh
 Belgium
 Canada
 Czechoslovakia
 Egypt
 France
 Greece
 Hungary
 Italy
 Kuwait
 Morocco
 Netherlands
 New Zealand
 Niger
 Norway
 Oman
 Pakistan
 Poland
 Qatar
 Saudi Arabia
 Senegal
 Spain
 South Korea
 Sweden
 Syria
 United Arab Emirates
 United Kingdom
 United States
Iraq
Kuwait Republic of Kuwait
1992–1995 Bosnian War
(Operation Bøllebank)
 Croatia
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 NATO
 FR Yugoslavia Dayton Accords
1998–1999 Kosovo War  Albania
 Kosovo
 NATO
 FR Yugoslavia Kumanovo Treaty
2002–ongoing War in Afghanistan  Afghanistan
 Armenia
 Austria
 Azerbaijan
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Finland
 Georgia
 Ireland
 Jordan
 Macedonia
 Montenegro
 NATO
 Sweden
 Ukraine
 Australia
 Malaysia
 Mongolia
 New Zealand
 Singapore
 South Korea
  Switzerland
 Tonga
 United Arab Emirates
Afghanistan Taliban
al-Qaeda
Conflict ongoing
2002–ongoing Operation Enduring Freedom – Horn of Africa
Part of the War on Terrorism
 Australia
 China
 Djibouti
 Ethiopia
 India
 Japan
 Kenya
 Malaysia
 NATO
 New Zealand
 Russia
 Seychelles
 Singapore
 Somalia
 South Korea
 Sweden
 Uganda
 Ukraine
al-Qaeda Conflict ongoing
2003–2008 Iraq War  Armenia
 Australia
 Azerbaijan
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Dominican Republic
 El Salvador
 Georgia
 Honduras
 Iraq
 Japan
 Kazakhstan
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 Macedonia
 Moldova
 Mongolia
 NATO
 New Zealand
 Nicaragua
 Philippines
 Singapore
 South Korea
 Thailand
 Ukraine
Baath Party Loyalists

Islamic State of Iraq
al-Qaeda in Iraq
Mahdi Army

Danish withdrawal
2011 2011 Libyan civil war  Jordan
Libya National Transitional Council
 NATO
 Qatar
 United Arab Emirates
 Sweden
 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Overthrow of Gaddafi government
UN, EU, AL and AU diplomatically recognise the National Transitional Council as the sole governing authority for Libya

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "1675 AD". Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "The War of Spanish Succession 1701-1714". World History at KMLA. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "In Regard to Venezuela". The Meriden Daily Journal. 31 January 1903. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Iseseisvuse aeg 1918–40". Eesti. Üld. 11. Eesti entsüklopeedia. 2002. pp. 296–311. 
  5. ^ See Foreign support in the Winter War

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