A file picture taken October 1, 1989 shows Denmark's Axel Axgil (L) and Eigil Eskildsen (R) on their Oct. 1, 1989, union, when they became the first registered gay partners in the world
Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, reacts after defeating Maria Sharapova, of Russia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York.
Caption from LIFE. “Queen and King of Denmark arrive.”
Caption from LIFE. "Queen and King of Denmark arrive."
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Emmelie de Forest of Denmark wins the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 at Malmo Arena on May 18, 2013, in Malmo, Sweden
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Denmark's homogeneity affords a unique combination of flexibility and cohesiveness.
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Denmark's Michael Rasmussen (R) leaves the anti-doping control car after the 16th stage of the Tour
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Wind-powered turbines in Denmark.
The first Marius was killed last week in Denmark
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Protesters in front of the Russian Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, Tuesday evening Aug. 20, 2013.
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Groovin' The Roskilde festival in Denmark
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A worker at a Lego factory in Denmark, number three on the World Economic Forum's report on global competitiveness.
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Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat returns a shot to Denmark's Peter Gade during a men's singles match at the Singapore Open Badminton Super Series 2007
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The offices of Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in Aarhus, Denmark
Guns n' Roses perform at the Roskilde festival, Denmark.
TARGETING TEENS: Activists deplore it, but children from Denmark to Serbia are lighting up in alarming numbers
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Danish youths sits around a water fountain surrounded by traditional architecture in the Kultorvet district of Copenhagen, Denmark, on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.
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A lab technician at Novo Nordisk conducts in vitro research in Malov, Denmark
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French soccer fans watch as their team is defeated by Denmark 2-0
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Indonesian Muslim protesters burn a Danish flag during a demonstration outside Denmark's embassy in Jakarta.
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TK Scotland's James Mc Fadden (R) competes for the ball with Denmark's Niclas Jensen during their international friendly match at the Parken stadium April 28, 2004
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President Barack Obama disembarks the Air Force One as he arrives at the airport in Copenhagen, Denmark, on December 18, 2009.
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OUTRAGE: In the streets of Fallujah, Iraqis burn Danish flags and clothes made in Denmark to protest cartoons printed in a Danish paper
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A television crew is seen outside the home of Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard (center, background) in Aarhus, Denmark, after an intruder was shot and wounded there by police.
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President Obama meets with other world leaders as they work to come to a last minute agreement on targets for reducing carbon emissions in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Conchita Wurst representing Austria celebrates with the trophy after winning the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) at the BW Hallerne in Copenhagen, in this May 10, 2014 picture provided by Scanpix Denmark.
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Bent Balle, (44) communicates with his wife, Laura Minikel,(37) who lives in San Francisco via webcam from his home in Struer, Denmark at 6:00 AM.