2010-08-10

The Danish Navy 500 Years

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Today it is 500 years since The Danish Navy was establised. This painting of Marstrand shows a situation with King Christian IV at "Trefoldigheden" in 1644, fighting against the Swedish Navy south of Gedser. At that time the navy was 134 years. You can see it in Roskilde Cathedral.

2 comments:

Dina said...

Five hundred years! That is an old navy.

lewi14 said...

Wow. What a great painting! I saw it already in an "Olsenbanden"-movie.

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