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  Christian IX of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian IX of Denmark (April 8, 1818 – January 29, 1906) was King of Denmark from November 15, 1863 to January 29, 1906.
Christian's grandsons included Nicholas II of Russia, Constantine I of Greece, George V of the United Kingdom, Christian X of Denmark and Haakon VII of Norway.
Christian died peacefully of old age at 87 in Copenhagen and was buried in Roskilde Cathedral.
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 Christian I of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian I of Denmark (1426 1481), Danish monarch and union king of Denmark (1448 1481), Norway (1450 1481) and Sweden (1457 1464), under the Kalmar Union.
1448 Christian was elected to the vacant Danish throne, as a cognatic descendant of King Eric V of Denmark.
(Christian's mother Hedwig of Schauenburg was a descendant, and in her issue the heiress-general, of Ingeborg of Mecklenburg, a daughter of Euphemia of Sweden (Duchess consort of Mecklenburg), and thus sister of King Albrecht of Sweden (Albert of Mecklenburg).
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 Christian II of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Christian II (1481 – 1559) was a Danish monarch and King of Denmark, Norway (1513 – 1523) and Sweden (1520 – 1521), under the Kalmar Union.
Christian was born the son of King John of Denmark ("Kong Hans") and Christina of Saxony, at Nyborg Castle in 1481 and succeeded his father as king and regent in Denmark and Norway, where he later was to be succeeded by his uncle king Frederick I of Denmark.
The Privy Council of Denmark and the, or Rigsraad of Denmark and Norway, insisted in the Haandfæstning (i.e.
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 Christian I of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Christian I of Denmark (1426 – 1481), Danish monarch and union king of Denmark (1448 – 1481), Norway (1450 – 1481) and Sweden (1457 – 1464), under the Kalmar Union.
(Christian's mother Hedwig of Schauenburg was a descendant, and in her issue the heiress-general, of, a daughter of Euphemia of Sweden (Duchess consort of Mecklenburg), and thus sister of King Albrecht of Sweden (Albert of Mecklenburg).
Christian inherited Schleswig-Holstein after a short "interregnum" as the eldest son of the sister of late Duke Adolf VIII, Duke of Schleswig (Southern Jutland) and Count of Holstein, of the fürst clan, who died 4 December 1459, without children.
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 Christian VIII of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian VIII (September 18, 1786–January 20, 1848), king of Denmark 1839-48 and of Norway 1814, the eldest son of the hereditary prince Frederick of Denmark and Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, was born in 1786 at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen.
Though his endeavours were opposed by the so-called Swedish party, which desired a dynastic union with Sweden, he placed himself at the head of the Norwegian party of independence after the Treaty of Kiel had forced the king to cede Norway to the king of Sweden.
Sweden refusing Christian's conditions, a short campaign ensued, in which the Norwegian army was easily defeated by the superior skill and forces of the Swedish crown prince Bernadotte.
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 Christian III of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Christian III (August 12, 1503 - January 1, 1559), king of Denmark and Norway, was the son of Frederick I of Denmark and his first consort, Anne of Brandenburg.
Christian's finances were certainly readjusted thereby, but the ultimate gainers by the confiscation were the nobles, and both education and morality suffered grievously in consequence.
The pivot of the foreign policy of Christian III was his alliance with the German Evangelical princes, as a counterpoise to the persistent hostility of Charles V, who was determined to support the hereditary claims of his nieces, the daughters of Christian II, to the Scandinavian kingdoms.
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 Encyclopedia: Christian II of Denmark
Christian II (1481 – 1559) was a Danish monarch and King of Denmark, Norway (1513 – 1523) and Sweden (1520 – 1521), under the Kalmar Union.
The Privy Council of Denmark and the Privy Council of Norway, or Rigsraad of Denmark and Norway, insisted in the Haandfæstning (i.e.
Christian descended, through both Valdemar I of Sweden and Magnus I of Sweden, from the Swedish Dynasty of Eric, and from Catherine, daughter of Inge I of Sweden, as well as from Ingrid Ylva, granddaughter of Sverker I of Sweden.
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 Christian VII of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Christian VII (January 29, 1749–March 13, 1808), King of Denmark and Norway, Duke of Schleswig and Holstein.
Christian signed Struensee's arrest warrant with indifference, and under pressure from his paternal grandmother,, who had led the movement to have the marriage dissolved.
Christian died in 1808 at Rendsburg, Schleswig, not of fright as some have suggested, but from a.
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 Christian X of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian X of Denmark (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm) (September 26, 1870 – April 20, 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947 and of Iceland between 1918 and 1944.
Christian married Princess Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1898; she eventually became his Queen Consort.
As Denmark had been operating as a constitutional monarchy since a previous crisis in 1901, Zahle felt he was under no obligation to comply.
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 Christian IV of Denmark and Norway Information - TextSheet.com
Christian IV (1577—1648), king of Denmark and Norway, the son of Frederick II, king of Denmark, and Sophia of Mecklenburg, was born at Frederiksborg castle in 1577, and succeeded to the throne on the death of his father (April 4 1588), attaining his majority on August 17 1596.
In his extremity Christian now formed an alliance with Sweden (January 1 1628), whereby Gustavus Adolphus pledged himself to assist Denmark with a fleet in case of need, and shortly afterwards a Swedo-Danish army and fleet compelled Wallenstein to raise the siege of Stralsund.
Thus the possession of a superior sea-power enabled Denmark to tide over her worst difficulties, and in May 1629 Christian was able to conclude peace with the emperor at Lübeck, without any diminution of territory.
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 Christian V of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Christian V (April 15, 1646 - August 25, 1699), was king of Denmark and Norway from 1670-1699.
The son of Frederick III of Denmark and, was born at Flensburg.
His personal courage and extreme affability made him highly popular among the people, but he showed himself quite incapable of taking advantage permanently of the revival of the national energy, and the extraordinary overflow of native middle-class talent, which were the immediate consequences of the revolution of 1660.
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 Encyclopedia: Christian I of Denmark
The royal lineages of Norway, Sweden and Denmark for the period around the formation of the Kalmar Union The Kalmar Union (Danish/Norwegian/Swedish: Kalmarunionen) was a series of personal unions (1397–1520) that united the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden under a single monarch.
Eufemia Ericsdotter, Duchess Consort of Mecklenburg, was born as a heiress of Sweden and of Norway, in 1317, and died sometime in 1370.
Anne of Denmark (October 14, 1574 – March 4, 1619) was queen consort of King James I of England and VI of Scotland.
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 Ancestors and Family of Christian IX of Denmark Oldenburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In domestic affairs, Christian IX's reign was marked by a struggle between liberal and conservative elements for control of the Folketing, the lower house of the Danish Rigsdag, the legislature.
When Christian came to the throne at Frederick's death in November 1863, he was forced by popular feeling in Denmark to sign the November constitution, which incorporated Schleswig into the state and made war with the German states inevitable.
Christian married Louise Wilhelmina of Hesse-Kassel, daughter of William X of Hesse-Cassel and Louise Charlotte Oldenburg, on 26 May 1842 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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 Christian IX of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He was born in Gottorp the fourth son of Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Luise Caroline, Princess of Hesse-Kassel.
Christian died peacefully of old age at 87 in Copenhagen and was buried at Roskilde, Denmark.
Christian IX sought unsuccessfully, to prevent the spread of democracy throughout Denmark.
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 Christian I of Denmark
Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481) was king of Denmark (1448-1481), king regent of the Kalmar Union in Norway (1450-1481) and king regent in Sweden (1457-1464).
In Sweden his short tenure as regent was preceded by viceroys, Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna and Erik Axelsson Tott and succeeded by viceroy Kettil Karlsson Vasa.
Christian married Dorothea of Brandenburg (1430 - November 25, 1495), the widow of King Christopher of Bavaria and thus dowager[?] queen, on October 28, 1449 in Copenhagen.
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 Ancestors and Family of Christian III of Denmark Oldenburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The eldest son of Frederick I, king of Denmark and Norway, Christian was educated as a Lutheran and showed Protestant zeal as statholder (chief executive) in the Danish provinces of Schleswig and Holstein (1526).
Christian III allied with Gustavus I of Sweden to defeat Lübeck in 1536.
Christian married Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, daughter of Magnus of Saxe-Lauenburg and Katharina of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, on 29 Oct 1525 in Lauenburg.
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 Christian IX of Denmark
Christian IX of Denmark (April 8, 1818 - January 29, 1906) was King of Denmark from 1863 to 1906.
In 1842 he married Luise of Hesse-Kassel, a niece of Christian VIII and had a family of six children by her.
Christian died from old age at 88 at Copenhagen and was buried at Roskilde, Denmark.
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 Christian X of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Christian X of Denmark (September 26, 1870 at Charlottenlund palace near Copenhagen - April 20, 1947) was King of Denmark 1912-1947 (and of Iceland 1912-1943), a period including two World Wars.
In contrast to the monarchs of Norway and the Netherlands, who went into exile during the Nazi occupation of their countries, Christian X remained in his capital throughout the Occupation of Denmark, being to the Danish people a visible symbol of the national cause.
In spite of his advanced age and of the precarious situation, he took a daily ride on horseback through his city -- not accompanied by a groom, let alone by a guard.
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 CHRISTIAN IX OF DENMARK FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Through his mother, Christian was a great-grandson of Frederik_V_of_Denmark, great-great-grandson of George_II_of_Great_Britain and descendant of several other monarchs, but had no strong claim to any European throne.
Denmark was also under Salic Law, but only among descendants of Frederick_III_of_Denmark (who was the first hereditary monarch of Denmark - before him the kingdom was officially elective).
Christian died peacefully of old age at 87 in Copenhagen and was buried in Roskilde_Cathedral.
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 Christian VII of Denmark - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
sv:Kristian VII av Danmark Christian VII (January 29, 1749- March 13, 1808), King of Denmark and Norway, was the son of Frederik V, King of Denmark, and his first consort Louisa, daughter of George II of Great Britain.
Christian signed Struensee's arrest warrant with indifference, and under pressure from his paternal grandmother, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, who had led the movement to have the marriage dissolved.
From 1772 to 1784, Denmark was ruled by Christian's stepmother Juliana, his physically disabled half-brother and Danish politician Ove Høegh-Guldberg.
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 Rescue of the Danish Jews
Denmark was a small idyllic country of 4 million people, with a history of taking in immigrants from countries such as Germany, Holland, Sweden, and Poland.
King Christian X remained in Denmark, unlike his fellow monarchs in Norway and the Netherlands who fled to escape the Germans and establish resistance movements in England.
King Christian X' grandchild, Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, was the patron of the events marking the 50th anniversary of the rescue operation of Danish Jews.
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 CHRISTIAN VIII OF DENMARK FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He continued his predecessor's patronage of astronomy, awarding gold medals for the discovery of comets by telescope, and financially supporting Heinrich_Christian_Schumacher with his publication of the scientific journal ''Astronomische_Nachrichten''.
Seeing that his only son, the future Frederick VII, is probably not going to beget heirs, he commenced arrangements to secure the succession in Denmark, which lead to the future Christian_IX to be chosen as a hereditary prince, officially by a new law enacted on 31 July 1853, after an international treaty made in London.
After his son's death in 1863, his niece Louise_of_Hesse and his first_cousin_once_removed, Christian_IX, ascended the throne of Denmark, officially as Queen Consort and King Regnant (though they could very well have been reverse).
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 AllRefer.com - Christian II (Scandinavian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Christian II 1481–1559, king of Denmark and Norway (1513–23) and Sweden (1520–23), son and successor of King John.
In Denmark, Christian earned the hatred of the nobles and high clergy by thorough reforms in favor of the lower and middle classes, by inviting Lutheran preachers to Copenhagen, and by placing Sigbrit, mother of his Dutch mistress, in charge of the finances of the realm.
Christian fled, but in 1532 he was captured while attempting to recover the throne.
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 Christian X of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Christian X of Denmark (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm) (September 26, 1870 – April 20, 1947) was King of Denmark 1912-1947 (and of Iceland 1918-1944) He was born at near Copenhagen.
Christian married Princess Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1898 and she eventually became his Queen Consort They had two children:
In spite of his age and the precarious situation, he took a daily ride on horseback through his city -- not accompanied by a groom, let alone by a guard.
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