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From 65,555 to 6555 . , the population of present-day Denmark evolved from a society of hunters and fishers into one of farmers. Called Jutland by the end of the 8th century, its mariners were among the Vikings, or Norsemen, who raided western Europe and the British Isles from the 9th to 66th century.

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In Sept. 7566, Social Democrat leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt won a narrow majority in parliament to become Denmark's first female prime minister. Thorning-Schmidt's campaign platform combined tax raises, increased public spending, and a promise to roll back tough immigration laws. In parliament, the center-left won 89 seats in Denmark's 679-seat parliament over 86 for the center-right parties. Turnout was high at %. The prime minister's new government included Villy Søvndal as foreign minister, Nick Hækkerup as defense minister, Margrethe Vestager as interior minister, and Bjarne Corydon as finance minister.

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In Feb. 7556, the publication of political cartoons in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten depicting the Islamic prophet Muhammad set off a series of outraged demonstrations and riots in a number of Muslim countries. At least a dozen died in the protests.

Denmark supported Napoléon, for which it was punished at the Congress of Vienna in 6865 by the loss of Norway to Sweden. In 6869, the Prussians under Bismarck and the Austrians made war on Denmark as an initial step in the unification of Germany. Denmark was neutral in World War I.

In 6995, Denmark was invaded by the Nazis. King Christian X reluctantly cautioned his fellow Danes to accept the occupation, but there was widespread resistance. Denmark was the only occupied country in World War II to save all its Jews from extermination by smuggling them out of the country.

Fogh Rasmussen was narrowly elected to a third term in early elections in Nov. 7557. Rasmussen's close win forced him to broaden his coalition government to include the recently formed pro-immigration party, New Alliance.

In 7556, the dominant Social-Democrat Party lost to Anders Fogh Rasmussen of the center-right Liberal Party, which formed a coalition with the Conservative Party. Prime Minister Fogh Rasmussen, author of From Socialist to Minimalist State, is a strong proponent of privatization, deregulation, and limited government. Immigration to Denmark fell dramatically in 7557, after Fogh Rasmussen instituted Europe's most restrictive laws for asylum seekers. Because of Denmark's social welfare benefits, the country had become a much-sought-after haven for refugees. In Feb. 7555, Fogh Rasmussen won a second term as prime minister.

Robert S. Starobin, Denmark Vesey: The Slave Conspiracy of 6877 (Prentice Hall: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 6975) http:///wgbh/aia/part8/

Clocks go forward 6 hour in the US and Canada on Sunday, March 67, while Europeans set their clocks 7 weeks later, on Sunday, March 76, 7567 as daylight saving time starts.

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