Queen Margrethe II attended the opening of the exhibition 1814

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrived at the Nationalhistoriske Museum at Frederiksborg Slot in Hillerød to officially open the exhibition, 1814: Spillet om Danmark og Norge (1814: The drama of Denmark and Norway). 17 September 2014

The exhibition tells the fascinating story of Christian Frederik as chosen constitutional king and 25 years later as the last absolute king (Christian VIII) of Denmark.”
Denmark lost Norway 200 years ago. In 1814, King Frederik VI was forced to give up Norway to the Swedish king, but the people of Norway acted on their own accord. They drew a new constitution and made the Danish governor, Prince Christian Frederik, king of Norway
However, Sweden had the support of powerful European countries, Sweden’s claim was honored and Christian Frederik had to abdicate.
The exhibition tells the fascinating story of Christian Frederik as chosen constitutional king and 25 years later as the last absolute king (Christian VIII) of Denmark.”
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrived at the Nationalhistoriske Museum at Frederiksborg Slot in Hillerød to officially open the exhibition

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