OK. Williams, Nicola; Debra Herrmann, Cathryn Kemp (2003). [3] In 1993, Denmark signed an agreement on abolition of visa requirements with Estonia. The title was assumed by the Swedish monarchy after their conquest of Estonia during the Livonian War. [8] Estonians still call their capital "Tallinn", which according to an urban legend derives from Taani linna (Danish town or castle). In 1645, it was ceded from Denmark to Sweden by the Treaty of Brömsebro.

It had an interest to end the occasional Estonian and Couronian pirate attacks that threatened its Baltic trade. Danish representations in Estonia. In 1346 Estonia (Harria and Vironia) was sold for 19 000 Cologne marks to the Teutonic Order, notwithstanding the promise by Christopher II in 1329 never to abandon or sell Denmark's Estonian territories. BC, Tallinn, 10.09.2020. The first time you visit the homepage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you will see a banner with information about cookies. Under the treaty, Jerwia stayed part of the Ordenstaat, while Harria and Vironia were ceded back to King of Denmark as his direct dominion, the Duchy of Estonia. In 1219, Valdemar gathered his fleet, joined forces with the Rugian navy led by prince Wizlav of Rügen,[6] and landed on the northern coast of Estonia in the Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) harbor in the Estonian province of Revala. Wikidata: Q625396. The viceroy had administrative powers, he collected the taxes and commanded the vassals and the troops in case of war. The castles in Reval and Wesenberg were handed over to the Order by the pro-German party on May 16, 1343 and the castle at Narva in 1345. During the Livonian crusade in 1218 Pope Honorius III gave Valdemar II free hands to annex as much land as he could conquer in Estonia, additionally Albert of Riga, the leader of the Teutonic crusaders fighting the Estonians from the south visited the king and asked him to attack the Estonians from the North. The Danes built the fortress of Castrum Danorum at Toompea Hill. In 1994, a defence cooperation agreement was signed. Most of the vassals , 80% were Germans from Westphalia, 18% were Danes and 2% Estonians [11] (Clemens Esto, Otto Kivele, Odwardus Sorseferæ etc.) Denmark has an embassy in Tallinn,[1] Estonia has an embassy in Hellerup. Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. The Kings of Denmark laid a claim on Estonia as their possession, which was recognised by the pope.

Margrethe II of Denmark visited Estonia in July 2001, and Foreign Minister Per Stig Møller visited Estonia in August 2009. The area remained under Denmark's control until 1346, when the Danish king sold the area to the Teutonic Order. The chronicler Ditleb Alnpeke (1290) complained that the king of Denmark was accepting Estonians as his vassals. Danish fleets attacked Estonia in 1170, 1194, and 1197. It had an interest to end the occasional Estonian and Couronian pirate attacks that threatened its Baltic trade.

*Please contact with Danish Embassy in Tallinn if you have any question as regards of visa and passport matters. Denmark recognised Estonia's independence in 1921. Applications for business visas can be handed in 6 months prior to the planned trip. After their defeat in the Battle of Saule, the surviving members of the order merged into the Teutonic Order of Prussia in 1237. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this. King Valdemar sent his sons Abel and Canute to support his vassals' campaign, but they did not win any new territory.

The Danish king gave the territory to his younger brother Magnus who landed on Saaremaa with an army in 1560. Visa operations are limited due to the current restrictions on entry into Denmark. On 18 December 1926, both counties established a conciliation commission. The title of "Duke of Estonia", which had previously been held by the Danish kings, fell into disuse during the Teutonic Order era and was not revived until 1456 by the Danish King Christian I. In August 1332 king Christopher II of Denmark died and Denmark fell into political turmoil. Estonia is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,388 sq km. Estonia: At a glance.