Here, totally randomly, is an extraordinary piece of wartime footage showing the elderly King Christian X of Denmark inspiring his people in Nazi-occupied Denmark by riding out, through the streets of his capital, unguarded and unarmed, every day:
King Christian X on one of his solo morning rides through Copenhagen. He did this throughout the Nazi occupation of Denmark. pic.twitter.com/2ze2vlw9vZ— Dan Jackson (@northumbriana) January 8, 2017
The king's back story is fascinating. The myth that he wore a Star of David whilst riding through Copenhagen to show his solidarity with Europe's Jews is a myth, but it turns out to have a large and inspiring grain of truth to it.
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