The History of Denmark
By Søren Krarup
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A podcast about the history of the oldest kingdom in Europe!
||CleanEpisode 22 – Absolutism||Denmark transitions to absolute monarchy under interesting circumstances and then tries to win back land from Sweden. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thehistoryofdenmark/ https://archive.org/download/Episode22Absolutism/Episode%2022%20-%20Absol||6/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUpdate 11/02/17||Status-update on The History of Denmark as of 11/02/17 https://archive.org/download/Update110217/Update%20110217.mp3||2/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 – The Brink||Frederick III outmaneuvers his rivals but is then faced with a crisis that threatens to destroy the independence of Denmark. https://archive.org/download/Episode21TheBrink/Episode%2021%20-%20The%20Brink.mp3||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 – Christian IV Part 2||Christian IV charges headlong into the Thirty Years War and then faces a rising Sweden. https://archive.org/download/Episode20ChristianIVPart2/Episode%2020%20-%20Christian%20IV%20Part%202.mp3||10/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 – Christian IV Part 1||We look at the first half of the reign of one of the most famous of the Danish monarchs. https://archive.org/download/Episode19ChristianIVPart1/Episode%2019%20-%20Christian%20IV%20Part%201.mp3||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 – The Nordic Seven Years’ War||Denmark and Sweden quarrel over trade and coats-of-arms. https://archive.org/download/Episode18TheNordicSevenYearsWar/Episode%2018%20-%20The%20Nordic%20Seven%20Years%E2%80%99%20War.mp3||8/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 – The Protestant Reformation||The teachings of Martin Luther are enacted in the Kingdom of Denmark in the aftermath of a civil war. https://archive.org/download/Episode17TheProtestantReformation/Episode%2017%20-%20The%20Protestant%20Reformation.mp3||7/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 – Rex Tyrannus||We reach the transitory period between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. King Hans fights pole-vaulting German peasants and his son, Christian II, becomes known as “Tyrant Christian”. https://archive.org/download/Episode16RexTyrannus||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 – Chaos in the Union||The Kalmar Union shatters and reunites several times and a new dynasty gains control of Denmark! https://archive.org/download/Episode15ChaosInTheUnion/Episode%2015%20-%20Chaos%20in%20the%20Union.mp3||5/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 – Eric of Pomerania||The last Eric to rule Denmark feuds with Holstein and the Hanseatic League. https://archive.org/download/Episode14EricOfPomerania_201605/Episode%2014%20-%20Eric%20of%20Pomerania.mp3||5/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 – Almighty Lady and Mistress||We say goodbye to Valdemar Atterdag and see control of Denmark pass to his daughter Margaret. https://archive.org/download/Episode13AlmightyLadyAndMistress/Episode%2013%20-%20Almighty%20Lady%20and%20Mistress.mp3||4/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 – A New Dawn||The power of the Danish Crown reaches new lows after 1320, but is restored two decades later by Valdemar IV ‘Atterdag’. https://archive.org/download/Episode12ANewDawn/Episode%2012%20-%20A%20New%20Dawn.mp3||3/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 – The Geography of Denmark||We look at the geography of Denmark and other fun things! https://archive.org/download/Episode11TheGeographyOfDenmark/Episode%2011%20-%20The%20Geography%20of%20Denmark.mp3||3/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 – Family Feud||Several Erics and Valdemars, all descendants of Valdemar the Victorious, fight for control of Denmark! https://archive.org/download/Episode10FamilyFeud/Episode%2010%20-%20Family%20Feud.mp3||1/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 – Valdemar the Victorious||We look at the 39-year reign of Valdemar II ‘The Victorious’! Check out the link below to listen to the Girls’ Choir of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation sing in 2016! https://www.dr.dk/tv/se/vaer-velkommen/vaer-velkommen-5 1st song: V||1/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 – Valdemar the Great||We follow Valdemar the Great and other notable figures throughout his reign! https://archive.org/download/Episode8ValdemarTheGreat/Episode%208%20-%20Valdemar%20the%20Great.mp3||12/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 – Sweyn Estridson and his sons||We follow Sweyn Estridson, his sons and the kings who reigned through the decades of civil war which followed. https://archive.org/download/Episode7SweynEstridssonAndHisSons/Episode%207%20-%20Sweyn%20Estridsson%20and%20his%20sons.mp3||12/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 – The Sons of Canute||We look at what happened to Denmark, Norway and England after the death of Canute the Great. https://archive.org/download/Episode6TheSonsOfCanute/Episode%206%20-%20The%20Sons%20of%20Canute.mp3||11/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 – The North Sea Empire||We follow Sweyn Forkbeard and his son, Canute the Great as they each conquer England and forge an Empire of three Kingdoms. Pictures: https://archive.org/download/Episode5TheNorthSeaEmpire/Episode%205%20-%20The%20North%20Sea%20Empire.mp3||10/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 – The Birth of Denmark||We look at the family of Gorm the Old, the Jelling Monuments and the christianization of Denmark! https://archive.org/download/Episode4TheBirthOfDenmark/Episode%204%20-%20The%20Birth%20of%20Denmark.mp3 Pictures:||10/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 – The Viking Age||New episode ready! We take a look at the famous warriors from Scandinavia, and examine their expansion, culture, religion and way of life. https://archive.org/download/Episode3TheVikingAge/Episode%203%20-%20The%20Viking%20Age.mp3||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 – Denmark before the Viking Age||You can listen to the episode here: Pictures of the things mentioned in the episode are attached here. https://archive.org/download/Episode2DenmarkBeforeTheVikingAge/Episode%202%20-%20Denmark%20before%20the%20Viking%20Age.mp3||9/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 – An Introduction||Here I present the podcast and myself. Enjoy! https://archive.org/download/Episode1AnIntroduction_201510/Episode%201%20-%20An%20Introduction.mp3||9/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
I am a podcast junkie, and am very impressed, that a high school student can produce a podcast of this quality. WOW!!
Can't wait to hear the history of Denmark after 1050/1066. Keep up the good work.
Belongs with the best history podcasts
Captivating, clear and concise, this entertaining podcast belongs in the pantheon of outstanding history podcasts like Mike Duncan's History of Rome and Revolutions, The History of England, The History of the Crusades and more. The young podcaster's enthusiasm for his subject shines through and the technical production quality is excellent.
This is a great addition to the history podcast pantheon!