Dating over 50 år Svendborg

02-Sep-2017 19:57 by 9 Comments

Dating over 50 år Svendborg

The Roskilde bishops owned large areas of land in the region including, from 1186, Havn on the Øresund which later became Copenhagen.

Coins were minted there from the 11th to the 14th century.The local airport opened in 1973, mainly serving light aircraft for business use and flight instruction.Among the city's notable citizens are Absalon, the bishop who founded Copenhagen in the 12th century, L. Ring, the symbolist painter who gained fame in the 1880s, the writer Lise Nørgaard who wrote the popular Danish TV series Matador in 1978 and the rower Thomas Ebert who became an Olympic gold medallist in 2004.Roskilde has a large local hospital which has been expanded and modernized since it was opened in 1855.It is now increasingly active in the research sphere.The Sankt Hans psychiatric hospital serves the Capital Region with specialized facilities for forensic psychiatry.

The cathedral and the Viking Ship Museum, which contains the well-preserved remains of five 11th-century ships, attract more than 100,000 visitors annually.

Industries began to move out of the harbour area but were still the largest source of employment, thanks in part to the spirits factory (De Danske Spritfabrikker) and the slaughterhouse (Roskilde Andelssvineslagteri).

In the 1970s, the city benefited from the Holbæk Motorway which linked it to Copenhagen and the establishment of Roskilde University in 1972.

According to Adam of Bremen and the Saxo Grammaticus, Roskilde was founded in the 980s by Harald Bluetooth.

On high ground above the harbour, he built a wooden church consecrated to the Holy Trinity as well as a royal residence nearby.

By the end of the century, there were tobacco factories, iron foundries and machine shops.