Denmark timeline

Here you can browse through a very quick history of a very old country.

c. 12500 BC - The first hunters inhabit Danish lands.

3900 BC - Basic society built on agriculture and animal husbandry.

400-700 - Urbanisation begins.

866-867 - Viking conquest of York, which becomes the Viking capital of England.

c.965 - Introduction of Christianity to Denmark.

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Historical Denmark

Denmark is steeped in a rich history, just waiting to be discovered. Get ready to explore Denmark's history with us!