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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Centennial of the Danish – Icelandic Union Act of 1918

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

Tomorrow, November 30, 2018, marks the centennial of the signing of the Danish-Icelandic Forbundslov (Danish-Icelandic Union Act), which entered into force the following day on December 1, 1918. Iceland—originally a Norwegian province—had been a part of Denmark ever since Norway became a part of Denmark in the 14th century under Queen Margaret I. It remained part of Denmark …