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June 15, 1219 in History

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DenmarkDannebrog - World's Oldest National Flag

Dannebrog is the flag of Denmark and the oldest national flag in the world. According to legend, it fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, and turned the Danes' luck

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According to legend the Dannebrog fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse in 1219
According to legend the Dannebrog fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse in 1219
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  • King Valdemar brought victory for Denmark