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[Danish Mourning Flag] Jan Oskar Engene, 7 March 1996

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History of the flag

Until 1743 a flag with proportions identical to the Dannebrog but with black instead of red was used a sign of mourning. In 1743 it was decided to use the Dannebrog flown at half mast instead.

Jan Oskar Engene, 7 March 1996


Other Forms of Mourning Flags

[Danish Mourning Flag] by Zach Harden

[Danish Mourning Flag] by Zach Harden