Timeline of Aarhus

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Aarhus, a city in central Denmark.


Viking Age

Middle Ages

Renaissance 16th – 18th century

19th century

20th century

A city map of Aarhus in 1900, (Danish language edition) -Aarhus 1900.jpg
A city map of Aarhus in 1900, (Danish language edition)

World War II


21st century

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