1660 state of emergency in Denmark

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A state of emergency was declared by the King of Denmark in 1660. Its purpose was to put pressure on the first estate, which were reluctant to a proposal from the second and third estates to replace the elective monarchy with hereditary monarchy.[1]


  1. ^ Dyrvik, Ståle (1999). Norsk historie 1625-1814. Volume three of Norsk historie (in Norwegian). Oslo: Samlaget. p. 34. ISBN 978-82-521-5546-4.