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Odense Kommune Syddanmark Historical Markers

 
Ambrosius Stub Marker - wide view image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 26, 2018
Ambrosius Stub Marker - wide view
Denmark, Syddanmark (Odense Kommune), Odense — Ambrosius Stub
Her boede digteren Ambrosius Stub i aarene 1744-1747

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(English translation:)

The poet Ambrosius Stub lived here in the years 1744-1747. — Map (db m124168) HM

Denmark, Syddanmark (Odense Kommune), Odense — Hans Christian Andersen - School
"Her løb jeg om med træskoe paa og gik i fattigskole —"

Her var indtil aar 1847 byens fattiggaard og fattigskole

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(English translation:)

"Here I ran on wooden shoes and went to a school for the . . . — Map (db m127249) HM

Denmark, Syddanmark (Odense Kommune), Odense — Hans Christian Andersen at Vestergade 57-59Vintapperstræde
I denne ejendome havde den kentde odenseborger Christian Iversen (1748-1827) bogtrykkeri og redaktion for "Iversen's Fynske Avis".

Det var her H.C. Andersen (1805-1875), som 14 årig henvendte sig til redaktør Iversen, for at få ham . . . — Map (db m123989) HM

Denmark, Syddanmark (Odense Kommune), Odense — Nonnebakken / "Nunnery Hill"
Here lay a Viking fortress - One of Denmark's five ring fortresses

Odense's Viking fortress, Nonnebakken, is no more, but its location is still just visible where the Oddfellow lodge now stands.

Nonnebakken was one of the five . . . — Map (db m124181) HM

Denmark, Syddanmark (Odense Kommune), Odense — The Oldest Kingdom of the World
Once upon a time - a thousand years ago - there was a king of Denmark named Gorm the Old. All through the years his family has ruled the oldest kingdom of the world, and the present Queen Margareth II is a descendant of the old King Gorm. — Map (db m127254) HM

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