May 16, 2018

50 Color Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Denmark From the 1960s

Denmark is a Nordic country and a sovereign state. The southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island.

Denmark is considered to be one of the most economically and socially developed countries in the world. Danes enjoy a high standard of living and the country ranks highly in some metrics of national performance, including education, health care, protection of civil liberties, democratic governance, prosperity and human development.

Denmark ranks as having the world's highest social mobility, a high level of income equality, is the country with the lowest perceived level of corruption in the world, the fifth-most developed in the world, has one of the world's highest per capita incomes, and one of the world's highest personal income tax rates.

Here below is a fascinating photo collection that captured everyday life of Denmark from the 1960s.

Copenhagen, Denmark, 1960

Copenhagen, Denmark, 1960

Copenhagen, 1961

Copenhagen, 1961

Helsingor, 1961

Helsingor, 1961

 Hillerod, Denmark,  1961

Odense, 1961

Odense, 1961

 Zeeland, 1961

 Copenhagen, 1962

 Waiting, Copenhagen, 1964

 Den Gamle By, The Mayor's Residence from Århus, 1965

 DFDS North Sea Ferry, Kronprinsesse Ingrid unloading at Esbjerg, 1965

 Hotel Dagmar from Ribe Cathedral Tower, 1965

 Kosangas advert, telephone kiosk, Asserbo, Zealand, 1965

 Lille Hegnsbo, Tisvilde, 1965

 Storks at Vedersø, 1965

 Brick building in Odense, Funen Island, 1966

Catching the bus, Denmark, 1966

Denmark street scenes, 1966

Denmark street scenes, 1966

Egeskov Castle, Funen Island, 1966

Frederiksberg Castle, Denmark, 1966

 Helsingborg castle, 1966

 Helsingborg from the castle, 1966

 Hotel Dagmar, Ribe, Denmark, 1966

 In the park around Egeskov Castle, Funen Island, 1966

Main Square, Copenhagen, 1966

St. Alban's Church, Odense, Funen Island, 1966

Street in Odense, Funen Island, 1966

 Street scene of Copenhagen, 1966

 Street scene of Denmark, 1966

The canal in Denmark, 1966

 The Little Mermaid, Copenhagen, 1966

The Royal Palace in Copenhagen, 1966

View from the Town Hall in Copenhagen, 1966

The end of the main road, Strøget in Copenhagen, 1967

Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, 1968

Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, 1968

 Anti Vietnam war rally in downtown Copenhagen, 1968

 Down town Copenhagen, 1968

Hans Christian Andersen's house in Odense, 1968

 Main hall of the University of Copenhagen, 1968

 Nyhavn, Copenhagen, 1968

Rådhusstræde Street, Copenhagen, 1968

 Royal Guard at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, 1968

 The Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen’s Cathedral, 1968

 Udsigten street in Gentofte, 1968

View out of a window of an apartment in Copenhagen, 1968






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