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 Christian IV of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian IV (1588–1648), king of Denmark and Norway, the son of Frederick II, king of Denmark and Norway, 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.
Christian first initiated the policy of expanding Denmark's overseas trade, as part of the mercantilist wave that was sweeping Europe.
Christian IV was a good linguist, speaking, besides his native tongue, German, Latin, French and Italian.
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 CHRISTIAN II. - LoveToKnow Article on CHRISTIAN II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Christians succession to the throne was confirmed at the Herredag, or assembly of notables from the three northern kingdoms, which met at Copenhagen in 1513.
The Rigsraads of Denmark and Norway insisted, in the haandfaestning or charter extorted from the king, that the crowns of both kingdoms were elective and not hereditary, providing explicitly against any transgression of the charter by the king, and expressly reserving to themselves a free choice of Christians successor after his death.
Christian, who had already taken measures to isolate Sweden politically, hastened to the relief of the archbishop, who was beleagured in his fortress of Stake, but was defeated by- Sture and his peasant levies at Vedila and forced to return to Denmark.
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 Buells and their Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Christian II (1481-1559), king of Denmark and Norway (1513-23) and of Sweden (1520-23), the son and successor of King John (Hans; 1455-1513).
Christian III King of Denmark and Norway was born on 12 Aug 1503 in Gottorp.
Christian VI King of Denmark and Norway was born on 10 Dec 1699 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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 Jews in Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Jewish community in Norway is one of the country's smallest ethnic and religious minorities.
Christian IV of Denmark-Norway gave Jews limited rights to travel within the kingdom, and in 1641, Ashkenazi Jews were given equivalent rights.
Christian V rescinded these privileges in 1687, specifically banning Jews from Norway, unless they were given a special dispensation.
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 Christian IV of Denmark Online Research :: Information about Christian IV of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Christian IV (1588 – 1648), king of Denmark and Norway, the son of Frederick II of Denmark, king of Denmark and Norway, and Sophia of Mecklenburg, was born at Frederiksborg Palace in 1577, and succeeded to the throne on the death of his father (April 4, 1588), attaining his majority on August 17, 1596.
During that period he obtained once more the control of the foreign policy of Denmark as well as of the Sound Tolls, and towards the end of it he hoped to increase his power still further with the assistance of his sons-in-law, Corfitz Ulfeldt (1606-1664) and Hannibal Sehested (1609-1666), who now came prominently forward.
Christian IV was a good linguist, speaking, besides his native tongue, German language, Latin, French language and Italian language.
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 KING CHRISTIAN IV of Denmark-Norway and Helpers in Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The king assigned Lorenz for duty firstly in Denmark from 1596 and from 1603 to Kongsberg, Fiskum and Eiker in Norway.
Christian became lieutenant colonel of the infantry regiment of Akershus, Oslo, Norway.
Norway was in this epoch unable to assert herself.
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 Christian IV of Denmark -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 (Click link for more info and facts about Stralsund) 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 (Click link for more info and facts about Lübeck) Lübeck, without any diminution of territory.
In the course of 1628 he discovered a scandalous intrigue of his wife, Christina Munk, with one of his German officers; and when he put her away she endeavoured to cover up her own disgrace by conniving at an intrigue between Vibeke Kruse, one of her discharged maids, and the king.
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 Christian IV of Denmark and Norway
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.
During that period he obtained once more the control of the foreign policy of Denmark as well as of the Sound Tolls, and towards the end of it he hoped to increase his power still further with the assistance of his sons-in-law, Korfits Ulfeld and Hannibal Sehested, who now came prominently forward.
Fortunately - in the midst of almost universal helplessness and confusion, Christian IV knew his duty and had the courage to do it.
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 AllRefer.com - Frederick IV, king of Denmark and Norway (Scandinavian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Frederick IV, king of Denmark and Norway, Scandinavian History, Biographies
Frederick IV 1671–1730, king of Denmark and Norway (1699–1730), son and successor of Christian V.
He allied himself (1699) with Augustus II of Poland and Saxony and with Peter I of Russia against Charles XII of Sweden in the Northern War, but was forced to sign the humiliating Treaty of Travendal in 1700.
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 Christian IV of Denmark and Norway : Christian IV of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Christian IV (1577—1648), king of Denmark and Norway, the son of II of Denmark">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 May the Swedish Riksrád decided upon war; on December 12 the Swedish marshal Lennart Torstensson, advancing from Bohemia, crossed the southern frontier of Denmark; by the end of January 1644 the whole peninsula of Jutland was in his possession.
Torstensson, too, was unable to cross from Jutland to Filnen for want of a fleet, and the Dutch auxiliary fleet which came to his assistance was defeated between the islands of Sylt and Rømø[?] on the west coast of Schleswig by the Danish admirals.
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 Christian IV of Denmark and Norway : Christian IV of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the war with Sweden, generally known as the “Kalmar War[?],” because its chief operation was the capture by the Danes of Kalmar, the eastern fortress of Sweden, Christian compelled Gustavus Adolphus to give way on all essential points (treaty of Knäröd[?], January 20, 1613).
His object was twofold: first, to obtain the control of the great German rivers the Elbe and the Weser, as a means of securing his dominion of the northern seas; and secondly, to acquire the secularized German bishoprics of Bremen and Werden[?] as appanages for his younger sons.
It uses material from the wikipedia article Christian IV of Denmark and Norway : Christian IV of Norway.
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 Norway Travel Guide @ TravelNotes.org
is in south-west Norway, 482 km from Oslo.
Oslo was destroyed by fire in 1624 and then rebuilt under Christian IV of Denmark and Norway and renamed Kristiania in his honour.
Color Line is Norway’s largest cruise ferry line, operating ferries between Norway, Denmark, Germany and Sweden with a total of eight cruise ferries and one express boat.
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 History of Oslo
After several menacing fires King Christian IV of Denmark-Norway decided to build the town up from scratch, but this time on the other side of Bjørvika.
Norway formed its first constitution on 17 May the same year and Christiania became the capital city.
In 1905 Norway was made independent from the union with Sweden, and Christiania became the capital of the country.
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 1640s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Philip IV of Spain is succeeded in the throne of Portugal by King John IV, previously Duke of Braganza
Growing conflict between King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland and the Long Parliament results in the outbreak of the English civil war (1642 - 1649).
King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670).
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 Wedding of Haakon and Mette-Marit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The palace was built to serve as the residence for the king when he was in Norway and to provide official reception rooms.
A new construction period started in the first half of the 17th century during the reign of King Christian IV of Denmark and Norway, when the fortress was given much of his present look.
Vår Frelsers Kirke (Our Saviour's Church) from 1697 was Oslo's main church during the reign of King Frederik III of Denmark and Norway.
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 1630s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
September 8, 1636 - A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas.
King Christian IV of Denmark and Norway (1588 - 1648).
King Philip IV of Spain (1621 - 1665).
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 Ancestors and Family of Christian V of Denmark Oldenburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Marriage: Charlotte Amelia of Hesse-Cassel on 25 Jun 1667 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Important modern codes include the Danske Lov, proclaimed in 1683 by King Christian V of Denmark and Norway.
Christian married Charlotte Amelia of Hesse-Cassel, daughter of Wilhelm VI von Hessen-Kassel and Hedwig Sophie von Brandenburg, on 25 Jun 1667 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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 Denmark
Christian IV, king of Denmark and Norway (1588–1648)
Denmark - Kingdom of Denmark National name: Kongeriget Danmark Sovereign: Queen Margrethe II (1972) Prime...
Explaining the emergence of radical right-wing populist parties: the case of Denmark.
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 Oslo --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The PLO officials conducting the so-called unofficial discussions in Oslo, Norway, were far more flexible than the official non-PLO Palestinian delegation in Washington, and Rabin decided to gamble that 'Arafat was the only Palestinian leader who could...
From 1909 to 1933 Norwegian diplomat and peace advocate Christian Lous Lange served as secretary-general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, a conference of delegates from the legislative bodies of the world's nations.
He represented Norway at the Hague Peace Conference (1907) and at the League of Nations from its opening in 1920 until his death.
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 Norway Exchange Program-The Peter Kiewit Institute, University of Nebraska at Omaha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
One of the most internationally oriented public colleges in Norway, Agder University College is located in the southern part of Norway, known as Sørlandet.
With a population in excess of 70,000 inhabitants, the town is the fifth largest in Norway, and the largest city in the southern part of Norway, commonly referred to as Sørlandet.
Moreover, Kristiansand is the largest summer tourist resort in Norway, with its armada of pleasure boats, and it has one of northern Europe’s largest zoos and amusement parks as its major tourist attraction.
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 The History of Hemp in Norway
In the central parts of southern Norway hemp was used as a textile fibre, but along the coast, the hempen fibres were utilised for all manner of lines, ropes, nets etc. in the boats and ships.
Christian complains that Swedish officials are selling nails, hemp, liquor and butter to the saami fisher people, and thereby replacing the Danish and Norwegian traders.
During the Napeolonic wars the ports of Denmark and southern Norway were blockaded by the English navy.
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 Christian IV Of Norway Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 MSN Encarta - Christian IV
Christian IV Christian IV (1577-1648), king of Denmark and Norway (1588-1648), the son of Frederick II.
His first years on the throne were dominated by regents,...
his son Frederick III (of Denmark and Norway)
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 King James I of England to King Christian IV of Denmark: The Royal Correspondence of King James I of England (VI of ...
King James I of England to King Christian IV of Denmark: The Royal Correspondence of King James I of England (VI of Scotland) to His Royal Brother-in-Law, King Christian IV of Denmark, 1603-1625.
King James I of England to King Christian IV of Denmark: The Royal Correspondence of King James I of England (VI of Scotland) to His Royal Brother-in-Law, King Christian IV of Denmark, 1603-1625 [Guide].
Christian IV, King of Denmark and Norway -- 1577-1648 -- Correspondence.
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 Find in a Library: Christian IV, king of Denmark and Norway; a picture of the seventeenth century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Find in a Library: Christian IV, king of Denmark and Norway; a picture of the seventeenth century
Christian IV, king of Denmark and Norway; a picture of the seventeenth century
Subjects: Christian -- IV, -- King of Denmark and Norway, -- 1577-1648.
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 Kristianstad --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It was founded in 1614 by King Christian IV of Denmark and Norway as a border defense against Sweden.
Ceded to Sweden in 1658, it was retaken by Christian V in 1676 and finally acquired by Sweden in 1678.
Tyggården, which was built in 1615 as a royal palace, was subsequently used as a royal stable and now houses a museum.
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