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Iceland Becomes a Republic

80th Anniversary

17 June 1944: Iceland declares complete independence from Nazi-occupied-Denmark. The island gained home-rule in 1904 but up until this point Denmark had kept control of foreign affairs.

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11 June -25 June

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