1947 in Denmark
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List of years in Denmark
- Monarch – Christian X (until 20 April), Frederick IX (starting 20 April)
- Prime minister – Knud Kristensen (until 13 November), Hans Hedtoft (starting 13 November)
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- 20 April – King Christian X dies, and is succeeded on the throne by his son, now King Frederick IX.
- 13 November – Prime Minister Knud Kristensen resigns following a motion of no confidence, and is replaced by Hans Hedtoft.
- 29 April – Jacob Holdt, photographer
- 10 January – August Blom, film director, production leader and pioneer of silent films (born 1869)
- 15 January – Georg Carl Amdrup, admiral, polar explorer (born 1866)
- 20 April – Christian X, King of Denmark (born 1870)
- 29 April – Ove Paulsen, botanist, professor at the Pharmaceutical College in Copenhagen 1920–1947 (born 1874)
- 25 June – Oluf Olsson, gymnast, silver medallist at the 1906 Intercalated Games, bronze medallist at the 1912 Summer Olympics (born 1873)