History of Denmark

Can you answer these questions about the history of Denmark?
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Last updated: March 24, 2021
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Which of the Shakespearean plays is about a Danish prince?
What Norse god had one eye and a long beard?
What country gained independence from Denmark in 1944?
What theme park was opened in 1843 in Copenhagen?
Tivoli Gardens
What group of Vikings settled France and went on to conquer England in 1066?
What person was the first to discover Greenland?
Erik the Red
What H.C. Andersen fairy tale was adapted into an animated movie by Disney in 1989?
The Little Mermaid
What country did Denmark have a union with from 1537–1814?
What king ruled over Norway, Denmark, and England in the early 11th century?
Cnut the Great
What U.S. state was Vitus Bering the first European to visit?
What king introduced Christianity to Denmark?
(hint: technology used in wireless headsets)
Harald Bluetooth
What toy company was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen in Billund in 1932?
What Danish quantum theorist won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physics?
Niels Bohr
Which of its territories did the U.S. purchase from Denmark in 1917?
U.S. Virgin Islands
What historical figure did the newspaper Jyllands-Posten publish cartoons of in 2005?
In which modern-day African country was the Danish colony of Gold Coast founded?
What novel was published by Karen Blixen in 1937?
Out of Africa
Who was crowned Queen of Denmark in 1972?
Margrethe II
Who is considered history's first existentialist philosopher?
Søren Kierkegaard
What filmmaking movement was created by directors Lars von Trier and
Thomas Vinterberg in 1995?
Dogme 95
Level 65
May 30, 2021
Good quiz, well done! Add one about Tycho Brahe ;)