2nd Dragoon Regiment (Denmark)

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The 2nd Dragoon Regiment (Danish: 2. Dragonregiment) was a dragoon regiment of the Royal Danish Army, active from 1683 to 1910.

History[edit]

The regiment was established in 1683 as Løvendahls Dragoneskadron and finally disbanded 20 June 1910 in Odense as 2. Dragonregiment.

A part of Holstenske Lansenerregiment was amalgamated with the regiment on 1 July 1842.

The regiment was disestablished in 1910.

Names of the regiment[edit]

Names[1]
Løvendahls Dragoneskadron Løvendahl's Dragoon Squadron 1683-12-27 1684
Løvendahls Dragonregiment Løvendahl's Dragoon Regiment 1684 1693
Livregiment Dragoner Life Regiment Dragoons 1693 1772
Norske Livregiment Rytteri Norwegian Life Cavalry Regiment 1772 1785
Livregiment Dragoner Life Regiment Dragoons 1785 1791
Livregiment lette Dragoner Life Regiment Light Dragoons 1791 1842
2. Dragonregiment 2nd Dragoon Regiment 1842 1848-03-24
Disbanded Disbanded 1848-03-24 1851
Holstenske Dragonregiment Holstein Dragoon Regiment 1851 1852
2. Dragonregiment 2nd Dragoon Regiment 1852 1865-03-24
Disbanded Disbanded 1865-03-24 1867-09-30
2. Dragonregiment 2nd Dragoon Regiment 1867 1910-06-20


  1. ^ Laursen, Ole (22 April 2014). "Historical Overview of 2nd Dragoon Regiment". Wadschier. Retrieved 5 June 2017.