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Denmark–Norway
As territory Denmark  ∟  Faroe Islands  ∟  Greenland  Iceland  Norway  Sweden  Estonia  Latvia   United States
United States
(1600–1680)  GermanyAs colonies United States
United States
(1754–)  India  Ghanaa: Frederick VI was regent for his father, so ruled as de facto king from April 14, 1784; he continued to rule Denmark
Denmark
after the Treaty of Kiel until his death on December 3, 1839. b: Denmark
Denmark
(43,094 km2 or 16,639 sq mi), Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
(15,763 km2 or 6,086 sq mi), Norway (mainland: 324,220 km2 or 125,180 sq mi), Faroes (1,399 km2 or 540 sq mi), Iceland
Iceland
(103,000 km2 or 40,000 sq mi)
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Royal Commission
A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies. They have been held in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Saudi Arabia. A Royal Commission is similar in function to a Commission of Enquiry (or Inquiry) found in other countries such as Ireland, South Africa, and regions such as Hong Kong. It has considerable powers, generally greater even than those of a judge but restricted to the terms of reference of the Commission. The Commission is created by the Head of State (the Sovereign, or his/her representative in the form of a Governor-General or Governor) on the advice of the Government and formally appointed by letters patent. In practice—unlike lesser forms of inquiry—once a Commission has started the government cannot stop it
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Elective Monarchy
An elective monarchy is a monarchy ruled by an elected monarch, in contrast to a hereditary monarchy in which the office is automatically passed down as a family inheritance. The manner of election, the nature of candidate qualifications, and the electors vary from case to case
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Danish Rigsdaler
The rigsdaler was the name of several currencies used in Denmark
Denmark
until 1875.[2] The similarly named Reichsthaler, riksdaler and rijksdaalder were used in Germany
Germany
and Austria-Hungary, Sweden
Sweden
and the Netherlands, respectively. These currencies were often anglicized as rix-dollar[3] or rixdollar.Contents1 History 2 Coins 3 Banknotes 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References6.1 Citations 6.2 Bibliography7 External linksHistory[edit]Silver two-rigsdaler coin, with the head of Christian IX, dating from 1868Reverse of the aboveThe Danish currency system established in 1625 consisted of 12 penning = 1 skilling, 16 skilling = 1 mark, 6 mark = 1 rigsdaler and 8 mark = 1 krone.[1] From 1713, two separate systems coexisted, courant and species, with courant being a debased currency also used for banknote issue
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List Of Countries By Population
This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population. It includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. For instance, the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
is considered as a single entity while the constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Kingdom of the Netherlands
are considered separately. In addition, this list includes certain states with limited recognition not found in ISO 3166-1. The population figures do not reflect the practice of countries that report significantly different populations of citizens domestically and overall
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List Of Countries And Dependencies By Area
This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area. Entries in this list include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO 3166-1 standard, which includes sovereign states and dependent territories
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Greenland
Greenland
Greenland
(Greenlandic: Kalaallit
Kalaallit
Nunaat, pronounced [kalaːɬit nunaːt]; Danish: Grønland, pronounced [ˈɡʁɶnˌlanˀ]) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark
Kingdom of Denmark
between the Arctic
Arctic
and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
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List Of Swedish Monarchs
This is a list of Swedish monarchs, that is, the Kings and ruling Queens of Sweden, including regents and viceroys of the Kalmar Union, up to the present time.Contents1 History 2 Monarchs and regents of Sweden2.1 House of Munsö 2.2 House of Stenkil
House of Stenkil
and contemporary 2.3 Houses of Sverker and Eric 2.4 House of Bjälbo 2.5 House of Mecklenburg 2.6 Monarchs during the Kalmar Union
Kalmar Union
period and Regents (Riksföreståndare) 2.7 House of Vasa 2.8 House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, a branch of the House of Wittelsbach 2.9 House of Hesse 2.10 House of Holstein-Gottorp, a branch of the House of Oldenburg 2.11 House of Bernadotte3 Timeline of Swedish monarchs 4 See also 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] Main article: Swedish monarchyKings and Queens Regnant of Sweden
Sweden
1523-1907The earliest record of what is generally considered to be a Swedish king appears in Tacitus' work Germania, c
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Gustav I Of Sweden
Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May 1496[1] – 29 September 1560), was King of Sweden
Sweden
from 1523 until his death in 1560,[2] previously self-recognised Protector of the Realm (Riksföreståndare) from 1521, during the ongoing Swedish War of Liberation
Swedish War of Liberation
against King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Initially of low standing, Gustav rose to lead the rebel movement following the Stockholm
Stockholm
Bloodbath, in which his father perished
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Early Modern Europe
Early modern Europe
Europe
is the period of European history
European history
between the end of the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, roughly the late 15th century to the late 18th century
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Riksråd
Riksrådet (in Norwegian and Swedish), Rigsrådet (in Danish) or (English: The Council of the Realm and The Council of the State – sometimes translated as "Privy Council") is the name of the councils of the Scandinavian countries that ruled the countries together with the kings from late Middle Ages to the 17th century. Norway
Norway
had a Council of the Realm (Riksrådet) that was abolished by the Danish-Norwegian king in 1536. In Sweden
Sweden
the parallel Council gradually came under the influence of the king during the 17th century. Rigsrådet in Denmark[edit] The members of the Council of Denmark
Denmark
seem to have developed from being councillors of the king to being representatives of the magnates and noblemen
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Estonia
Estonia
Estonia
(/ɛˈstoʊniə/ ( listen);[11][12] Estonian: Eesti [ˈeːsti]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Estonia
Estonia
(Estonian: Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.[13] It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland
Gulf of Finland
with Finland
Finland
on the other side, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia
Latvia
(343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus
Lake Peipus
and Russia
Russia
(338.6 km).[14] Across the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
lies Sweden
Sweden
in the west and Finland
Finland
in the north
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Latvia
Latvia, (/ˈlætviə/ ( listen); Latvian: Latvija [ˈlatvija]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Latvia
Latvia
(Latvian: Latvijas Republika), is an independent republic in the Baltic region
Baltic region
of Northern Europe.[13] Since its independence, Latvia
Latvia
has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia
Estonia
in the northern region, Lithuania
Lithuania
in the southern, to the east is Russia, and Belarus
Belarus
to the southeast, as well as sharing a maritime border with Sweden
Sweden
to the west
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Coat of arms Motto: "In God
God
We Trust"[1][a] .mw-parser-ou
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Germany
Coordinates: 51°N 9°E / 51°N 9°E / 51; 9Federal Republic
Republic
of GermanyBundesrepublik Deutschland (German)[a] Flag Coat of arms Motto: "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit" (de facto)(English: "Unity and Justice and Freedom")Anthem: "Deutschlandlied"[b](English: "Song of Germany")Show globeShow map of EuropeLocation of Germany (dark green)– in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)Capitaland largest cityBerlin[c]52
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India
India
India
(official name: the Republic
Republic
of India;[19] Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya) is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[d] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar
Myanmar
to the east
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