Kongeriget Danmark (Kingdom of Denmark)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. First organized as a unified state in the 10th century, Denmark acquired approximately its present boundaries in 1815, having ceded Norway to Sweden and its north German territory to Prussia. Denmark became a constitutional monarchy in 1849.


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