The Tollund Man. Yona Williams February 27, 2006. It was May 6 th, 1950 and two brothers from the village of Tollund were in the process of cutting peat to use for their stove and kitchen range. The peat they were seeking could be found in the Bjaldskovdal peat bog, which is about 10 kilometers from Silkebord, Denmark. As they sifted through.