Danske Bank’s history is closely woven into Denmark’s development through 150 years. Danske Bank was created at a time of great industriousness and enterprise, which increased the need for banks that could help good ideas come to fruition and potentials be realised.
Our role back then, as now, was to support people who dreamed of thinking, building and creating a stronger Denmark.
1871-2021: Danske Bank turns 150
150 years! Isak Glückstadt, the bank’s first CEO, was probably not thinking that far ahead when Den Danske Landmandsbank opened for the first time one October day in 1871. Explore 150 years of Denmark’s history here.