The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company
The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).