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  Christian IX of Denmark
Great-grandchild on mother's side of King Frederik V of Denmark
The couple had six children, (three sons and three daughters) of whom two sons would be kings, and two daughters would marry to be queens of enormous empires.
Their youngest daughter, Princess Thyra, married Ernst August, Duke of Cumberland (Germany), and lived to the end of her days with her family in Gmünden, Austria.
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Christian X, King of Denmark (1870-1947) and Alexandrine,
King Christian X of Denmark with his spouse in Stockhom
King Christian X of Denmark with spouse Alexandrine
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  Christian II of Denmark at AllExperts
Christian II (July 2, 1481 – January 25, 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 Privy Council of Norway, or Rigsraad of Denmark and Norway, insisted in the Haandfæstning (i.e.
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 Prince Christian of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Christian of Denmark (Christian Valdemar Henri John), born 15 October 2005, is the son of Crown Prince Frederik and his wife, the Australian-born Crown Princess Mary.
Prince Christian was shortly hospitalized on 21 October 2005 because he suffered from neonatal jaundice, a usually harmless illness and a fairly common one (especially in premature births).
Christian is after his great-great-grandfather, King Christian X of Denmark, continuing the Danish royal tradition of the heir apparent being named either Christian or Frederik.
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 Christian X - Biography and Lineol Portrait Figures   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Christian X of Denmark was born near to Copenhagen in 1870 and became King of Denmark in 1912.
In World War II, during the German occupation of Denmark from 1940 to 1945, Christian was a powerless symbol of national unity.
Christian X ceased to be king of Iceland and was succeeded as the King of Denmark by his son Fredrick IX when the Republic of Iceland was established in 1944.
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Christian of Schleswig Holstein Sonderburg Glucksburg was born on April 8, 1818 in Gottorp.
By his father, he was a direct descendant of King Christian III of Denmark and his mother was a granddaughter of King Frederik V. Prince Christian studied at the Militar Academy of Cophenagen and he entered the Danish army in 1837.
Christian was a quite good looking man; he was tall and always streightened, had a handsome face with deep blue eyes, a kind and gentle character and lacked of ambitions.
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 NAPF Programs: Youth Outreach: Peace Heroes: King Christian X by Anna Bershteyn
The myth of King Christian X of Denmark and his yellow star embodies both his courage in resisting German occupation during the Holocaust and the universal message of hope his story lends to all who choose to accept it.
Born at Charlottenlund Castle near Copenhagen on September 26, 1870, Christian was the eldest son of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and of Louise, Princess of Sweden and Norway.
In April of 1933 King Christian X was due to visit the Copenhagen synagogue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its construction; between the day the visit was to take place and the day the invitation had been sent out by the Jewish congregation Hitler had come to power.
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 22ND GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Frederick VIII DENMARK (son of King Christian IX of DENMARK and Princess Louisa of HESSE-CASSEL Queen of Denmark) was born in 1843 in Denmark - son of Christian IX.
Thyra II of DENMARK was born in Denmark - dtr of Frederick VIII.
Dagmar of DENMARK was born in Denmark - dtr of Frederick VIII.
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 All the Kings of Denmark
Maria was daughter of Henrik III, Duke of Mecklenburg and Ingeborg of Denmark (older sister of Margrete).
Heir to the Danish throne in 1455, heir to the Swedish and Norwegian thrones in 1458.
Christian was chosen, because he was married to Christian VIII's niece, and he was also a descendant in the male line to some of the early Kings from the House of Oldenburg.
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 Urban Legends Reference Pages: History (A Star Is Borne)
A popular version of the legend has King Christian sporting an armband as he makes his daily morning horseback ride through the streets of Copenhagen, explaining to citizens that he wears the Star of David as a demonstration of the principle that all Danes are equal.
Matters came to a head in Denmark during the summer of 1943 when strikes and other overt resistance activities against the Germans resulted in a demand from Hitler that the Danish government declare a state of emergency.
Only 284 of an estimated 7,000 Jews in the area were rounded up, and over the next several weeks most of them made their precarious way to Sweden on fishing boats, private vessels, and any other type of floating craft that could undertake the journey.
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 The Danish King Chr. X
A popular version of the legend has King Christian sporting an armband as he makes his daily morning horseback ride through the streets of Copenhagen, explaining to citizens that he wears the Star of David as a demonstration of the principal that all Danes are equal.
King Christian X became a prominent figure for the real views of the majority of the Danish population.
In fact King Christian rejected many aspects of the occupation, made speeches against the occupying force and became known as a protector of the Jews.
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 Denmark Vacations - Hotels Denmark - Denmark Hotels
While Denmark has many wonderful sights and experiences it is necessary to narrow down a few choices and choose your stops before setting out on your exploration of all that Denmark has to offer.
The stops listed here are by no means an all inclusive list of all the attractions available, but is intended as a guide to peak your interest and invite personalized exploration of the attractions in Denmark and help you plan an itinerary that suits your individual tastes and interests.
Denmark has much to offer the bird watcher as well as the extreme thrill seeker and all of us in between.
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 Denmark Travel Cheap Hotel Denmark Copenhagen Hotels
Whether you're traveling Copenhagen Denmark for business or pleasure, one thing is for certain.
Hotel The Square Denmark, Opera Hotel or Admiral Hotel are just a few of the many choices available to you.
From the hustle and bustle of the central business district to breathtaking views of the culture district, budget-priced Copenhagen hotels are available in all the hot spots.
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 Amazon.com: The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark: Books: Carmen Agra Deedy,Henri Sorensen
Here Denmark's courageous King Christian responds to the Nazi edict that all Jews must wear a yellow star by wearing a yellow star himself, and his act inspires his subjects to do likewise.
Grade 2-4-Blending fact with legend, Deedy tells of Denmark's King Christian X's simple act of rebellion and courage, which served to unite his people against the Nazis.
"And, once again, in the country of Denmark, there were only Danes." Deedy's language is simple and rhythmic, relating what she calls in the notes "a story that should be told." Smrensen's period paintings serve almost as formal portraits of individual Danes living their lives in the face of the looming Nazi occupation.
www.amazon.com /Yellow-Star-Legend-Christian-Denmark/dp/1561452084   (641 words)

 Research | Library | Frequently Asked Questions
According to popular legend, King Christian X chose to wear a yellow star in support of the Danish Jews during the Nazi occupation of Denmark.
In fact, unlike Jews in other countries under Nazi rule, the Jews of Denmark were never forced to wear an identification mark such as a yellow star.
However, the legend conveys an important historical truth: both the King and the Danish people stood by their Jewish citizens and were instrumental in saving the overwhelming majority of them from Nazi persecution and death.
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 The Ruling House of Denmark, 1939-1945
Succeeded as King of Denmark in 1912 on the death of his father.
Ingolf, Prince of Denmark, born at Sorgenfri Castle on February 17, 1940.
Christian, Prince of Denmark, born at Sorgenfri Castle on October 22, 1942.
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 Royalty.nu - Danish Royalty, Kings and Queens of Denmark
The first royal house of Denmark was established in the 10th century by a Viking king called Gorm the Old.
Christian IV was king of Denmark and Norway from 1588 to 1648.
The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Henri Sorensen.
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The policy of the United States is that of defending for Denmark her sovereignty over Green­land, so that she may have a full exercise of it as soon as the invasion is ended.
A description of such areas, by metes and bounds, and a statement of the purpose for which they are needed shall in each case be communicated to the Danish authorities in Green­land as soon as practicable, and the negotiation of a formal lease shall be undertaken within a reasonable period of time thereafter.
It is with appreciation that I note your renewed assurance that, although the present circumstances prevent the Government in Den­mark for the time being from exercising its powers in respect of Greenland, your Government fully recognizes the Sovereignty of the Kingdom of Denmark over the island.
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 Tati's Weblog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Christian X of Denmark is often referred to as that.
I had a chance to watch another episode of the discovery series about Christian X and his descendants (which are represented in most all european monarchies, hence the name).
Among others, Queen Margrethe and Crown Prince Frederik (Denmark) were interviewed in the series and I daresay, Frederik is quite a cute fellow.
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Denmark has little mineral wealth, although limestone, clay, and gravel are mined in many areas.
From then until 1945, Denmark was under German occupation.
Denmark has five universities, at Copenhagen (1479), Alborg (1974), Arhus (1928), Odense (1966), and Roskilde (1970), and numerous technical institutes.
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 The New York Review of Books: The Legend of King Christian: An Exchange
There are actually three legends: One, that King Christian threatened to wear the Star, were it ever enforced in Denmark; two, that he actually did so; and three, that he inspired thousands of his countrymen to do likewise and that the Nazis thus did not know whom to arrest and deport.
King Christian was very friendly to the Jewish community in Denmark and offered moral support both when anti-Semitism became a political issue in the 1930s, and during the occupation itself.
For that reason, it was essential for the Resistance authorities, the Freedom Council within Denmark, and the Danish Council in exile in the U.S. and U.K., to generate propaganda emphasizing Danish opposition to Nazism.
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 Educational Media Reviews Online
When most European countries were limiting the rights of Jews and beginning mass persecutions, King Christian X of Denmark was attending a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Copenhagen synagogue.
Hitler views Denmark as a model protectorate: he was able to maintain order with a minimum military presence.
Christian priests took the sacred Torah scrolls and hid them until the end of the war.
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 Alperin Schechter Day School
For those of you who haven't had the pleasure of reading this very accessible novel within easy reach of fourth or even third grade readers, it's the story of the determination of the people of Denmark to get the Jews to safety while the Nazis were equally determined to annihilate them.
The legend says that when the Germans ordered Jews in occupied Denmark to identify themselves by wearing armbands with yellow stars, King Christian X of Denmark and non-Jewish Danes thwarted the order by donning the armbands themselves.
In the book Queen in Denmark by Anne Wolden-Rµthinge the Danish Queen Margrethe II says about the legend:"It is a beautiful and symbolic story, but it is not true.
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 Alibris: Denmark
In Denmark in 1629, King Christian IV is troubled by his country's poverty after a long series of wars, as well as by the coldness of his wife, who has a German lover.
Retells the story of King Christian X and the Danish resistance to the Nazis during World War II.
Among actors, the role of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is considered the jewel in the crown of a triumphant theatrical career.
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 Politics/king of denmark and yellow stars
We may be able to say that the earliest published source appears to be X, but the person who wrote X probably heard it from somewhere else.
The topic of King Christian X (of Denmark) and the yellow stars came up on s.c.n this week.
This is a credit to Denmark which our country has cause to be proud of: I think this is an important fact to remember.
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As King Christian boldly rides through the streets, a star on his lapel, his people understand the implications and follow their leader's example.
While there is no hard evidence that King Christian ever wore the Star of David, a few other facts of how Danish Jews fared during the war are given.
Sorensen, an accomplished illustrator, is a native of Denmark.
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 "Denmark" - Shopping.com
Worship From Denmark by Hans Christian and Opstand Choir
Carmen Agra Deedy - The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark
In Denmark I was Born / Christian Steffensen
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 Ordinary People in Unusual Times or Unusual People in Ordinary Times
King Christian X of Denmark can hardly be called undistinguished, but he was a rather ordinary, though much loved, King.
King Christian X did ride alone and unprotected through the streets of Nazi occupied Copenhagen, but he did not wear a yellow star in solidarity with Danish Jews.
In fact, the Jews within Denmark were not forced to wear the yellow star despite the rumors that began as early as 1943.
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 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
By 1937 Hersholt (and his once-maligned voice) began what was to become a 17-year-long career portraying the kind, generous and ethical doctor on radio, and in 1939 RKO produced "Meet Dr. Christian," which led to a six-film series for himself.
Hersholt’s grave in Glendale’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park is marked with a statue of Klods Hans, a Hans Christian Anderson hero who went forth from Denmark into the world, hoping to win the heart of a princess.
Hersholt went forth from Denmark as well, and he won the heart of an entire industry.
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