Danes (Danish: danskere, pronounced [ˈtænskɐɐ]) are a North Germanic ethnic group native to Denmark and a modern nation identified with the country of Denmark. This connection may be ancestral, legal, historical, or cultural.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Danes were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting southern Scandinavia, including the area now comprising Denmark proper, and the Scanian provinces of modern-day southern Sweden, during the Nordic Iron Age and the Viking Age. They founded what became the Kingdom of Denmark.
The Great Dane, also known as the German Mastiff or Deutsche Dogge, is a breed of dog from Germany. The Great Dane descends from hunting dogs known from the Middle Ages and is one of the largest breeds in the world.
In the middle of the 16th century, the nobility in many countries of Europe imported strong, long-legged dogs from England, which were descended from crossbreeds between English Mastiffs and Irish Wolfhounds. They were dog hybrids in different sizes and phenotypes with no formal
In 1878, a committee was formed in Berlin which changed the name of the "Englische Dogge" to "Deutsche Dogge", this being the Great Dane. This laid the foundations from which the breed was developed. During the 19th century, the dog was known as a "German boarhound" in English-sp
The Great Dane is a large German domestic dog known for its big size. As described by the American Kennel Club: The Great Dane combines, in its regal appearance, strength, and elegance with great size and a powerful, well-formed, smoothly muscled body. It is one of the giant working breeds, but is unique in that its general conformation must be so well balanced that it never appears clumsy, and shall move with a long reach and powerful drive. The Great Dane is a short-haired breed with a strong,
Great Danes, like most giant dogs, have a faster metabolism. This results in more energy and food consumption per pound of dog than in small breeds. They have some health problems that are common to large breeds, including bloat. Nutrition places a role in this breed's health. Bloat, or gastric dilatation-volvulus, is the greatest killer of Great Danes. To avoid bloat, a rest period of 40 minutes to one hour after meals is recommended before exercise. Their average lifespan is 6 to 8 years; howe
- Apollo of dogs
- Deutsche Dogge, German Mastiff, German Boarhound
- 50–82 kg (110–180 lb)
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Claire Catherine Danes is an American actress. She is the recipient of three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015. Danes gained early recognition as Angela Chase in the 1994 teen drama series My So-Called Life. The role won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstand
Danes was born in the Manhattan borough of New York City, the daughter of sculptor and printmaking artist, Carla Danes, and photographer Christopher Danes. Her older brother, Asa, is a lawyer. During Danes' childhood her mother ran a small toddler day care center called "Danes Tribe" out of the family's SoHo loft and later served as Danes' manager. Danes' father worked as a residential general contractor in New York for 20 years in a company he ran called "Overall Construction". He also worked a
Danes started studying dance when she was six years old. Danes took dance classes from Ellen Robbins at Dance Theater Workshop and acting classes at HB Studio the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute at the age of 10. She appeared in theater and video productions in New York City. Although she continued to dance, Danes said that her focus shifted to acting by the time she was nine years old. Her audition with Miloš Forman when she was 11 led to roles in several student films. She ...
In 1995, Danes was the main character of Soul Asylum's music video for the song "Just Like Anyone". In 1997, Danes wrote an introduction to Neil Gaiman's Death: The Time of Your Life. In 2012, Danes's audiobook recording of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale was released at Audible.com. Her performance won the 2013 Audie Award for fiction. She hosted the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo.
Danes has been in therapy since the age of six and considers it "a helpful tool and a luxury to self-reflect and get some insight". Danes met Australian singer Ben Lee at her eighteenth birthday party in 1997. They dated for almost six years before their relationship ended in 2003. Since 1998, Danes remains banned from the Philippines and her films also remain banned in the region. The ban came after Danes described Manila, capital of the country to have "smelled of cockroaches, with rats all ov
Danish people or Danes are the nation and ethnic group that is born in Denmark, and who speak Danish. There is also a Danish minority in Southern Schleswig. The first mention of Danes within the Danish territory is on the Jelling Rune Stone which mentions how Harald Bluetooth converted the Danes to Christianity in the 10th century.
List of Danes. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a list of notable Danish people Actors. Anna Bård (1980–), model, actress; Gry Bay (1974 ...
The Albany Great Danes are the NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic programs of the University at Albany, SUNY, located in Albany, New York, United States. A member of the America East Conference, the University at Albany, SUNY sponsors teams in eight men's and ten women's NCAA sanctioned sports.
El danés (dansk) es una lengua nórdica, correspondiente a un grupo de las lenguas germánicas, a su vez, de la familia indoeuropea.Es hablado por cerca de seis millones de personas, y es el idioma oficial de Dinamarca y cooficial en las Islas Feroe (territorio danés).
The Danelaw was the part of England in which the laws of the Danes held sway and dominated those of the Anglo-Saxons. The Danelaw contrasts with the West Saxon law and the Mercian law. The term is first recorded in the early 11th century as Dena lage. The areas that constituted the Danelaw lie in northern and eastern England, long occupied by Danes and other Norsemen. The Danelaw originated from the invasion of the Great Heathen Army into England in the 9th century, although the term was not use
Liz Danes (Kathleen Wilhoite) (2003–2007), Luke's sister; she enters the series as mother to Jess. When she first arrives, Luke is frustrated with her inability to get her life in order, with a history of bad choices and relationships.