Copenhagen Fire of 1728

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Copenhagen Fire of 1728

Post by Jim Eshelman » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:54 am

October 20, 1728, about 7:30 PM, Copenhagen, Denmark, centered 55.6766N, 12.5693E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copenhagen_Fire_of_1728

Worst fire in Copenhagen's history, low casualties but gigantic cultural impact (especially the destruction of 35,000 books at the University of Copenhagen and scientific instruments made by Brahe). Destroyed 28% of the city, left 20% of population homeless, obliterated nearly half of the ancient part of the city. Burned two and a half days from evening of the 20th to morning of the 23rd. The start of the fire is variously stated as between 6 PM and 8 PM; the time above is the consensus best estimate.

Another fire in 1795 mostly finished the obliteration of the Medieval parts of the city,

[TO BE CONTINUED]
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