Faroe Islands

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Faroe Islands

Issued at par with the Danish krone, uses the same sizes and standards as Danish coins and banknotes and incorporates the same security features add

Category: Civil society (300)

Launched in -5000.

Countries: Denmark (38%), (16%), Greenland (14%)

Main connections: Faroe Islands national football team, Greenland, Iceland

Linked to: Folketing, Aberdeen University, British Museum, International Island Games Association

 

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1814

Norwegian control of the Faroes continued until 1814, although, when Norway entered the Kalmar Union with Denmark, it gradually resulted in Danish control of the islands add something

 

Scandinavia was in political turmoil following the Sixth Coalition of the Napoleonic Wars, when the Treaty of Kiel granted Denmark control over the Faroes, Iceland and Greenland in 1814 add something

 

The 1814 Treaty of Kiel terminated the Danish-Norwegian union, and Norway came under the rule of the King of Sweden, while the Faroe Islands, Iceland, and Greenland remained Danish possessions add something

 

The islands were associated with and taxed by Norway, the Union of Kalmar, and Denmark-Norway until 1814, when Norway was united with Sweden add something

 

When the union between Denmark and Norway was dissolved as a result of the Treaty of Kiel in 1814, Denmark retained possession of the Faroe Islands add something


1816

The Løgting was abolished in 1816, and the Faroe Islands were to be governed as an ordinary Danish amt , with the Amtmand as its head of government add something


1820

In the late 1820s, the Christian Evangelical religious movement, the Plymouth Brethren, was established in England add something


1825

Decapitation - The last executions by decapitation in Finland in 1825, Norway in 1876, Faroe Islands in 1609, and in Iceland in 1830 were carried out with axes


1851

In 1851, the "Løgting" was reinstated, but, until 1948, served mainly as an advisory body add something


1856

The Danish trade monopoly ended in 1856 add something

 

The trade monopoly in the Faroe Islands was abolished in 1856, after which the area developed as a modern fishing nation with its own fleet add something


1865

In 1865, a member of this movement, William Gibson Sloan, travelled to the Faroes from Shetland add something


1867

The registration of meteorologic data on the Faroe Islands started in 1867 add something


1888

The first brewery is called Föroya Bjór and has produced beer since 1888 with exports mainly to Iceland and Denmark add something

 

The national awakening since 1888 was initially based on a struggle to maintain the Faroese language and was thus culturally oriented, but after 1906 it became politically oriented, with the foundation of political parties of the Faroe Islands add something


1890

This is mainly because of the islands' isolation, and because the Faroese language was not written down in a standardised format until 1890 add something


1940

On 12 April 1940, the Faroes were occupied by British troops add something


1946

At the end of World War II, some of the population favored independence from Denmark, and on 14 September 1946 an independence referendum was held on the question of secession add something


1948

Control of the islands reverted to Denmark following the war, but in 1948 home-rule was introduced, with a high degree of local autonomy add something

 

In 1948, Victor Danielsen completed the first Bible translation into Faroese from different modern languages add something

 

Instead, a compromise was made and the Folketing passed a home-rule law that went into effect in 1948 add something

 

The Faroe Islands have been a self-governing country within the Danish Realm since 1948 add something


1950

Atlantic salmon - In the 1950s, salmon from rivers in the United States and Canada, as well as from Europe, were discovered to gather in the sea around Greenland and the Faroe Islands


1960

Faroe pony - By the 1960s there were approximately five or six horses left on the Faroe Islands because of the extensive exporting of horses from the Faroes for use in mining in the United Kingdom


1961

Jacob Dahl and Kristian Osvald Viderø completed the second translation in 1961 add something


1965

European integration - It comprises Denmark, Sweden and Norway as foundational states; further, it includes Finland and Iceland since 24 September 1965, and the Danish autonomous territories of Faroe Islands since 1 January 1966


1973

In 1973 the Faroe Islands declined to join Denmark in entering the European Community add something


1976

Posta (company) - "'Posta"' is the postal service of the Faroe Islands and was founded on 1 April 1976 under the Home Rule of the Faroe Islands


1977

A Nordic competition for architects was held in 1977, in which 158 architects participated add something


1983

The house opened in Tórshavn in 1983 add something


1988

Faroe Islands national football team - The "' Faroe Islands national football team"' represents the Faroe Islands in association football and is controlled by the Faroe Islands Football Association, the governing body of football in the Faroe Islands, which became a member of FIFA in 1988 and & UEFA in 1990 and is the third smallest UEFA country by population

 

Faroe Islands national football team - The Faroe Islands gained membership of FIFA on 2 July 1988 and joined UEFA on 18 April 1990


1989

The Faroe Islands compete in the biennial Island Games, which were hosted by the islands in 1989 add something


1990

At the beginning of the 1990s the Faroe Islands entered a deep economic crisis leading to heavy emigration; however, this trend reversed in subsequent years to a net immigration add something

 

In the 1990s, the old national policy of developing the villages was abandoned, and instead the government started a process of regional development add something

 

The islands experienced considerable economic difficulties following the collapse of the fishing industry in the early 1990s, but have since made efforts to diversify the economy add something

 

Atlantic Airways - The Faroe Islands suffered a severe economic depression in the early 1990s, and at its nadir in 1992, the Faroese government delivered 75 m DKK in aid to the ailing carrier


1996

Faroe Islands national football team - It was the Faroe Islands first UEFA Euro qualification win since 1995


2000

Since 2000, new information technology and business projects have been fostered in the Faroe Islands to attract new investment add something


2002

Tom Saintfiet - In 2002, Tom Saintfiet coached Faroese team B71 and finished second in the Faroe Islands First Division


2006

It is entitled "Í Óðamansgarði" and was premiered on 12 October 2006 at the Nordic House add something


2007

The Fólkakirkjan became an independent church in 2007; previously it had been a diocese within the Church of Denmark add something

 

Until 2007, there were seven electoral districts, each comprising a "sýsla", while Streymoy was divided into a northern and southern part add something

 

Visjon Norge - The channel claimed 100,000 more or less regular viewers by 2007, in addition to Norway, mostly in Sweden and the Faroe Islands

 

Greenland - This applies to all of the Kingdom of Denmark, except for the Faroe Islands, as the Church of the Faroe Islands became independent in 2007

 

Greenland - This applies to all of the Kingdom of Denmark, except for the Faroe Islands, as the Church of the Faroe Islands became independent in 2007

 

However, on 25 October 2007, changes were made such that the entire country is one electoral district, giving each vote equal weight add something


2008

Whale meat - In 2008, Faroe Islands Chief Medical Officer Høgni Debes Joensen and Pál Weihe of the Department of Public and Occupational Health recommended that pilot whales no longer be considered fit for human consumption due to the presence of DDT derivatives, PCBs and mercury in the meat

 

Whale meat - In 2008, Faroe Islands Chief Medical Officer Høgni Debes Joensen and Pál Weihe of the Department of Public and Occupational Health recommended that pilot whales no longer be considered fit for human consumption due to the presence of DDT derivatives, PCBs and mercury in the meat


2009

On 5 August 2009, two opposition parties introduced a bill in the "Løgting" to adopt the Euro as the national currency, pending a referendum add something


2010

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was established in the Faroe Islands in 2010 add something

 

The second brewery is called Okkara and was founded in 2010 add something

 

Faroe Islands national football team - On 11 August 2010, the Faroe Islands came close to an away win in Estonia during the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifiers


2011

Union Party (Faroe Islands) - This happened three months after Mr. Lognberg had been expelled from the Social Democratic Party due to some disagreements, and this made the Union Party the biggest party of the Faroese parliament along with the People's_Party_(Faroe_Islands), who had 8 members elected at the general elections of 2011 but later gaines a new member, Janus Rein, who left Progress

 

Faroese newspapers - "Oyggjatíðindi" was a Faroese newspaper, and since 2011 it is an internet newsportal

 

Faroe Islands national football team - On October 26, 2011 Brian Kerr stepped down as coach of the Faroe Islands national team, after Faroe Islands Football Association announced that "it was not possible to agree a new contract with Brian Kerr"

 

Republic (Faroe Islands) - Tjóðveldi's member of the Faroese parliament since 29 October 2011:

 

Faroe Islands national football team - On November 8, 2011 the Faroese Football Association announced that an agreement had been reached with the 50 year old former Denmark captain and European Champion from 1992, Lars Olsen, to become the next coach of the Faroe Islands


2012

In 2012, Pál Joensen won a medal in the 1500M freestyle at the short course FINA World Swimming Championships in Istanbul add something

 

Pal Joensen - He competes for Denmark at the 2012 Summer Olympics, the Faroe Islands can't participate at the Olympics


2014

Florence Arthaud - In 2014, she took part in Sea Shepherd's "GrindStop" campaign against pilot-whale whaling in the Faroe Islands

 

In February 2014 all the political parties of the Løgting agreed on making two subsea tunnels, on between Streymoy and Eysturoy and one between Streymoy and Sandoy add something

 

Faroe Islands national football team - On 1st March 2014, for the first ever time in the Faroe Islands' history, they scored four goals in a match

 

Gibraltar national football team - The following 22 players were called up for the friendlies against Faroe Islands and Estonia on 1 and 5 March 2014


2015

Christian Ibeagha - In February 2015 he signed with the Faroese club FC Suðuroy

 

However the Faroese prime minister Kaj Leo Johannesen will meet with the IOC president in Lausanne on 21 May 2015 to discuss Faroese membership in the IOC. add something

 

The team went on to defeat Greece again on June 13, 2015 by a score of 2-1 add something

 

Faroe Islands national football team - On June 13, 2015, the Faroe Islands stunned the world yet again by defeating the same Greek side in their second meeting of the Euro 2016 qualifying tournament by a score of 2-1

 

On 9 July 2015 the national football team of the Faroes climbed another 28 places up on the !FIFA ranking add something

 

Republic (Faroe Islands) - Tjóðveldi's member of the Faroese parliament since 1 September 2015

 

Gunnar Nielsen (footballer) - On 8 October 2015, Nielsen made his 30 appearance for Faroe Islands, in a 1-0 loss against Hungary


2016

The work to make the Eysturoy-tunnel started on 1 March 2016 above the village Hvítanes near Tórshavn add something

 

The world renowned Zappa Jazz Festival will be held August 2016 add something


2017

Cetacea - About 1,200 pilot whales were taken in the Faroe Islands in 2017

 

Andorra national football team - "Caps and goals correct as of 25 March 2017, after the match against Faroe Islands

 

Its area is about with a population of 50,030 in April 2017 add something

 

Andorra national football team - Thanks to these two wins and a draw against the Faroe Islands, on 6 July 2017, Andorra progressed 57 positions in the update of the FIFA ranking, becoming the 129th qualified: its second best position ever

 

Andorra national football team - "Caps and goals correct as of 3 September 2017, after the match against Faroe Islands


2018

Azerbaijan national football team - "Caps and goals as of 17 November 2018 after the match against Faroe Islands