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Aage Madsen (25 May 1883 – 9 April 1937) was a Danish tennis player.
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Alhed Maria Larsen née Warberg (7 April 1872, Heden near Faaborg – 31 August 1927, Odense), the wife of Johannes Larsen, was one of the Fynboerne or "Funen Artists" who lived and worked on the Danish island of Funen.
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The American Revolutionary War (17751783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a global war that began as a conflict between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America. After 1765, growing philosophical and political differences strained the relationship between Great Britain and its colonies. Patriot protests against taxation without representation followed the Stamp Act and escalated into boycotts, which culminated in 1773 with the Sons of Liberty destroying a shipment of tea in Boston Harbor. Britain responded by closing Boston Harbor and passing a series of punitive measures against Massachusetts Bay Colony. Massachusetts colonists responded with the Suffolk Resolves, and they established a shadow government which wrested control of the countryside from the Crown. Twelve colonies formed a Continental Congress to coordinate their resistance, establishing committees and conventions that effectively seized power. British attempts to disarm the Massachusetts militia at Concord, Massachusetts in April 1775 led to open combat. Militia forces then besieged Boston, forcing a British evacuation in March 1776, and Congress appointed George Washington to command the Continental Army. Concurrently, an American attempt to invade Quebec and raise rebellion against the British failed decisively. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted for independence, issuing its declaration on July 4. Sir William Howe launched a British counter-offensive, capturing New York City and leaving American morale at a low ebb. However, victories at Trenton and Princeton restored American confidence. In 1777, the British launched an invasion from Quebec under John Burgoyne, intending to isolate the New England Colonies. Instead of assisting this effort, Howe took his army on a separate campaign against Philadelphia, and Burgoyne was decisively defeated at Saratoga in October 1777. Burgoyne's defeat had drastic consequences. France formally allied with the Americans and entered the war in 1778, and Spain joined the war the following year as an ally of France but not as an ally of the United States. In 1780, the Kingdom of Mysore attacked the British in India, and tensions between Great Britain and the Netherlands erupted into open war. In North America, the British mounted a "Southern strategy" led by Charles Cornwallis which hinged upon a Loyalist uprising, but too few came forward. Cornwallis suffered reversals at King's Mountain and Cowpens. He retreated to Yorktown, Virginia, intending an evacuation, but a decisive French naval victory deprived him of an escape. A Franco-American army led by the Comte de Rochambeau and Washington then besieged Cornwallis' army and, with no sign of relief, he surrendered in October 1781. Whigs in Britain had long opposed the pro-war Tories in Parliament, and the surrender gave them the upper hand. In early 1782, Parliament voted to end all offensive operations in North America, but the war continued in Europe and India. Britain remained under siege in Gibraltar but scored a major victory over the French navy. On September 3, 1783, the belligerent parties signed the Treaty of Paris in which Great Britain agreed to recognize the sovereignty of the United States and formally end the war. French involvement had proven decisive,Brooks, Richard (editor). Atlas of World Military History. HarperCollins, 2000, p. 101 "Washington's success in keeping the army together deprived the British of victory, but French intervention won the war." but France made few gains and incurred crippling debts. Spain made some minor territorial gains but failed in its primary aim of recovering Gibraltar. The Dutch were defeated on all counts and were compelled to cede territory to Great Britain. In India, the war against Mysore and its allies concluded in 1784 without any territorial changes.
Anna Louise Birgitte Syberg (7 January 1870, Faaborg – 4 July 1914, Copenhagen) was a Danish painter who, together with her husband Fritz Syberg, was one of the Fynboerne or "Funen Artists" who lived and worked on the island of Funen.
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The Archives Nationales (Archives nationales de France), also known as the French Archives or the National Archives, preserve France's official archives apart from the archives of the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as these two ministries have their own archive services, the Defence Historical Service (Service historique de la défense) and the Diplomatic Archives (Archives diplomatiques) respectively.
Avernakø is a Danish island south of Funen.
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Ærø is one of the Danish Baltic Sea islands, and part of the Southern Denmark Region.
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Bjørnø is a Danish island south of Funen.
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Niels Carl Michaelius (Michael) Flindt Dahl, usually known as Carl Dahl, (24 March 1812 in Faaborg – 7 April 1865 in Frederiksberg) was a Danish marine painter during the Golden Age of Danish Painting.
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Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
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A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
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The Danish Golden Age (Den danske guldalder) covers a period of exceptional creative production in Denmark, especially during the first half of the 19th century.
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The Dano-Swedish War of 1657–58 was a conflict between Sweden and Denmark–Norway during the Second Northern War.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
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Dower is a provision accorded by law, but traditionally by a husband or his family, to a wife for her support in the event that she should become widowed.
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The Duchy of Schleswig (Hertugdømmet Slesvig; Herzogtum Schleswig; Low German: Sleswig; North Frisian: Slaswik) was a duchy in Southern Jutland (Sønderjylland) covering the area between about 60 km north and 70 km south of the current border between Germany and Denmark.
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Egeskov Castle (Egeskov Slot) is located near Kværndrup, in the south of the island of Funen, Denmark.
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Eiler Rasmussen Eilersen (1 March 1827, Østerby, Faaborg-Midtfyn Municipality – 24 April 1912, Copenhagen) was a Danish landscape painter.
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Eleanor of Portugal (Leonor; – 28 August 1231) was a Portuguese infanta, the only daughter of Afonso II of Portugal and Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal.
Until 1 January 2007, Faaborg municipality or Fåborg municipality was a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Funen County on the southwestern coast of the island of Funen in central Denmark.
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Faaborg-Midtfyn or Fåborg-Midtfyn is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region of Southern Denmark in Denmark.
Christian Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Syberg, generally known as Fritz Syberg, (28 July 1862, Fåborg – 20 December 1939, Kerteminde) was a Danish painter and illustrator, one of the Fynboerne or "Funen Painters" group living and working on the island of Funen.
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Funen (Fyn), with an area of, is the third-largest island of Denmark, after Zealand and Vendsyssel-Thy.
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The Funen Painters or Fynboerne were a loose group of Danish artists who formed an art colony on the island of Funen at the very beginning of the 20th century.
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Harald Christensen (28 May 1915 – 27 February 1945) was a member of the Danish resistance executed by the German occupying power.
Holstein (Northern Low Saxon: Holsteen, Holsten, Latin and historical Holsatia) is the region between the rivers Elbe and Eider.
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Horne Church (Horne Kirke) was established in the Late Middle Ages on the southwest part of the island of Funen, Denmark.
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Hvedholm Castle near Faaborg on the island of Funen in Denmark was built in the 15th century.
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Ib Storm Larsen (later Storm, 28 September 1925 – 4 January 1991) was a Danish rower who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics.
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Jens Birkholm (11 November 1869, Faaborg – 11 September 1915, Faaborg) was a Danish genre painter; associated with the group known as the Funen Painters.
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Jens Peter Møller (4 October 1783 Faaborg – 29 September 1854) was a Danish painter.
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Johannes Larsen (27 December 1867 – 20 December 1961) was a Danish nature painter.
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Kai Nielsen (26 November 1882 – 2 November 1924) was a Danish sculptor.
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Lasse Norman Hansen (born 11 February 1992) is a Danish professional road and track racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Professional Continental team.
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Lyø is one of the islands of the South Funen Archipelago, located south of the larger island of Funen, in southern Denmark.
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Middelfart is a town in central Denmark, with a population of 14,815 (1 January 2014).
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Denmark is divided into five regions, which contain 98 municipalities (kommuner, sing.: kommune).
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
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Niels Moeller Lund (Born, Faaborg, Denmark, 1863 - Died, London, 1916) (Niels Møller Lund) was a Danish artist.
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Odense is the third-largest city in Denmark.
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The Order of the Holy Ghost (also known as Hospitallers of the Holy Spirit) is a Roman Catholic religious order.
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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
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Peter Marius Hansen (13 May 1868, Faaborg – 6 October 1928, Faaborg) was a Danish painter who became one of the Fynboerne or "Funen Painters" group living and working on the island of Funen.
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Rasmus Nellemann (2 March 1923 – 4 September 2004) was a Danish painter and illustrator.
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The Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein was the transition from Roman Catholicism to Lutheranism in the realms ruled by the Danish-based House of Oldenburg in the first half of the sixteenth century.
The Region of Southern Denmark (Region Syddanmark; Region Süddänemark) is an administrative region of Denmark established on Monday 1 January 2007 as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform, which abolished the traditional counties ("amter") and set up five larger regions.
The Regions of Denmark were created as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform.
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Ringe is a town with a population of 5,693 (1 January 2014) on Funen in central Denmark.
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Statistics Denmark (Danmarks Statistik) is a Danish governmental organization under the Ministry for Economic and Interior Affairs.
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Strange Jørgenssøn (7 April 1539 – 5 February 1610) was a Danish/Norwegian businessman and bailiff.
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Svendborg is a town on the island of Funen in south-central Denmark, and the seat of Svendborg Municipality.
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Uffe Valentin Haagerup (19 December 1949 – 5 July 2015) was a mathematician from Denmark.
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Ulrik Adolph Hendriksen (March 7, 1891 – January 24, 1960) was a Danish-Norwegian painter and graphic artist.
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Valdemar II (9 May 117028 March 1241), called Valdemar the Victorious or Valdemar the Conqueror (Valdemar Sejr), was the King of Denmark from 1202 until his death in 1241.
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The 1912 Summer Olympics (Swedish: Olympiska sommarspelen 1912), officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Stockholm, Sweden, between 5 May and 22 July 1912.
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The 1948 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was held in London, United Kingdom.
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The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
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