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  Denmark - LoveToKnow 1911
The Cattegat is divided from the Baltic by the Danish islands, between the east coast of the Cimbric peninsula in the neighbourhood of the German frontier and south-western Sweden.
Denmark, however, is nowhere low in the sense in which Holland is; the country is pleasantly diversified, and rises a little at the coast even though it remains flat inland.
The population of Denmark in 1901 was 2,449,540.
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 Schleswig-Holstein Question - LoveToKnow 1911
In 1713 the regent broke the stipulated neutrality of the duchy in favour of Sweden and Frederick IV.
The negotiations broke down, however, on the refusal of Denmark to yield the principle of the indissoluble union with the Danish crown; on the 23rd of February the truce was at an end, and on the 3rd of April the war was renewed.
Denmark replied with a refusal to recognize the right of any foreign power to interfere in her relations with Schleswig; to which Austria, anxious to conciliate the smaller German princes, responded with a vigorous protest against Danish infringements of the compact of 1852.
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 Christopher of Bavaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christopher of Bavaria, known by his Danish and Norwegian title as Christoffer (III) af/av Bayern and by his Swedish title as Kristofer av Bayern (26 February 1418-5 January/6 January 1448) was union king of Denmark (1440-1448) and Norway (1442-1448), and of Sweden (1441-1448).
As the nephew of Eric of Pomerania, Christopher being rather unfamiliar to Scandinavian conditions was chosen by the Danish nobility as the successor to his uncle, first as regent from 1439, and then as king from 1440.
In 1441 Christopher crushed a great peasant rebellion in Northern Jutland (one of the central domestic events of his short rule) and as a whole his reign meant a growing suppression of the peasantry especially in Eastern Denmark.
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 Drew Spencer Family Tree - aqwg167
Christopher III King of Denmark was born 1416.
Dorothea married Christopher III King of Denmark on 1445.
Frances Dora Smith was born 1833 and died 1922.
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 Denmark - Search View - MSN Encarta
Among the universities in Denmark are Ålborg University (1974), Århus University (1928), the University of Copenhagen, the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (1856), and the Technical University of Denmark (1829), all in Copenhagen; Odense University (1964); and Roskilde University (1972).
Denmark heavily exploits its known natural resources, the most valuable of which are the natural gas and petroleum reserves discovered in Denmark’s sector of the North Sea in the mid-1960s; mining of the reserves began in the early 1970s.
Denmark was badly defeated and lost several of its Baltic islands and all of its territory on the Scandinavian Peninsula except Norway.
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 Denmark - MSN Encarta
A temporary decline in Danish power after the death of Christopher II in 1332 was followed, in the reign of Waldemar IV, by the reestablishment of Denmark as the leading political power on the Baltic Sea.
During Christian III’s reign (1534-1559) the Protestant Reformation triumphed in Denmark, and the Lutheran church was established as the state church.
Denmark’s commercial and political rivalry with Sweden for domination of the Baltic Sea intensified.
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 Adolf VIII of Holstein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was a cognatic descendant of King Eric V of Denmark, whose mother Queen Dowager Margaret Sambiria had obtained a papal confirmation to the right of also female descendancy of Christopher I of Denmark to succeed to the throne of Denmark.
The current branch of Danish royal house became extinct 1448 with the death of Christopher III of Denmark.
The representatives of Scleswig and Holstein (nobility and some delegates of the Estates) convened in Ribe, where 5 March 1460 the succession was confirmed to Christian I of Denmark, the eldest nephew of the late duke.
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 Denmark : In Depth : History | Frommers.com
Historians conclude that Denmark was a land of frequent migrations, frequent annihilations of one tribal unit by another, and frequent changeovers of the racial texture of the peninsula as one tribe of people was either annihilated or ousted by others.
Part of Denmark's military and mercantile success derived from the general weakness of the German states to the south; part of it was because of a population explosion within Denmark, which increased the pressure for colonization.
Denmark, thanks to its control of the narrow straits near Copenhagen, its ownership of such Baltic islands as Ösel and Gotland, and, in the Atlantic, its control of Iceland and the Faroe Islands, could be accused of being far more imperial than its size, and present-day pacifism, would imply.
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 History of Denmark
Today, Denmark's balanced economy, in which much of its agricultural and industrial output is exported, gives the country one of the highest standards of living in the world.
Denmark is subject to marine and continental air masses, and great differences occur in the day-to-day weather, depending on the direction of the prevailing winds.
Industrial development, hitherto slowed in Denmark owing to the lack of raw materials for heavy industry, was aided by the growing demand for equipment in the food-processing industries, and by the end of the 19th century, numerous industrial items were being produced.
www.pip.dknet.dk /~pip261/denmark.html   (2863 words)

The external constitution of the Church in Denmark was settled definitely in 1104, when the country was separated from the metropolitan See of Hamburg-Bremen, and its seven bishops were subordinated to the Archbishop of Lund as primate.
His brother, Christopher II, was compelled to swear to a capitulation, at his election, and, since he did not abide by it, was expelled by the magnates under Count Gert of Holstein, who obtained the election of his sister's son, Duke Waldemar, as the third king of that name.
In the former kingdom Charles Knutsson was raised to the throne; in Denmark and in Norway Count Christian of Oldenburg, the husband of Christopher's widow, and with him the house of Oldenburg, succeeded to the sovereignty.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04722c.htm   (10890 words)

 Drew Spencer Family Tree - aqwg145
John King of Denmark was born 1455 and died 1513.
Frederick I King of Denmark was born 7 Oct 1471 and died 10 Apr 1533.
Gottfried of Hohenlohe- Lagenburg Prince was born 1897.
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 Duchy Holstein
In 974 a conflict arises between the Franks and the Danes; the latter are defeated at the Danevirke, a series of ramparts begun in 737 between the Hollingstedt on the Treene river in the west and the head of the Sliefjord near Haithabu and the present-day Schleswig in the east.
Denmark loses the conquered provinces and cities and the Eider river is re-established as the southern boundary of the Danish kingdom.
The newly crowned Danish King Christopher III is forced on April 30, 1440 to transfer the entire Duchy of Schleswig to Duke Adolf VIII as hereditary fiefdom.
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 Viking Answer Lady Webpage - Viking Foods
In Denmark, about one half of the cattle were slaughtered before the age of 3.5 years, allowing most cows to produce at least one calf and making both meat and milk production possible.
In Denmark, barley was primarily used for porridge and beer, while oats were fodder for the animals.
Christopher Columbus discovered allspice in the Caribbean, mistaking it for fl pepper, which he had heard about but never seen himself, calling it "pimienta," which is Spanish for pepper.
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Christopher Plummer, after all, may have been born and raised in Canada, but he trained at the Royal Shakespeare Company, and so he is a stickler for the King's English, a bit of a contemporary Henry Higgins.
Christopher Plummer remembers being mesmerized as a young man by John Barrymore, both as an actor and as a larger-than-life personality, full of dash, daring and drink.
Christopher Plummer's one-man tour de force "Barrymore" at the Auditorium Theatre is unquestionably the finest piece of acting Denver has seen for some time, encased in an insightful play written by William Luce and directed by Gene Saks.
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 History of the Royal House of Denmark
Christian of Oldenburg elected Christian I, King of Denmark 1448 and Norway 1450, reigned as King of Sweden 1457-64, Duke of Schleswig and Count of Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, etc 1460 (Duke from 1474).
Christian, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, later Christian IX, King of Denmark, son of Duke Wilhelm of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (b 4 Jan 1785; d 17 Feb 1831), was designated as immediate successor to his kinsman, King Frederik VII by Treaty dated 8 May 1852 and the revised Danish Law of Succession of 31 July 1853.
With the accession of Queen Margrethe II 1972 the use of the titles of King of the Wends and Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn, Dithmarschen, Lauenburg and Oldenburg were abandoned (even though all descendants in the male line enjoy the Schlesvig, Holstein titles by right).
www.chivalricorders.org /royalty/gotha/denmark.htm   (538 words)

 A timeline of the Vikings and Scandinavia
950: Harald Bluetooth (Harold I) unites all of Denmark
1375: Valdemar IV of Denmark dies and is succeeded by Oluf, the son of Valdemar IV's daughter Margrete and King Hakon VI of Norway
1864: Prussia and Austria defeat Denmark and Denmark is forced to cede Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg
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 View the ChristopherLloyd.net guestbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Christopher LLoyd has a voice that if you close your eyes you will know it is his voice you are listening to.
Christopher Lloyd needs to keep up the good work and I am looking forward to his projects that are currently in prodiuction.
Christopher Lloyd from Indiana has been a fan for Since I was old enough to know who he is..
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 woodgate - pafg134 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Robert III King of Scotland [Parents].Robert married Annabella.
James I King of Scotland [Parents] was born in 1394 in Dunfermline,Scotland.
She married Christian I King of Denmark in 1449.
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 portland imc - 2004.04.21 - LINEAGE CHARTS: The CLOSET CRIMINAL MINI-MONARCHY of American Presidents
The present Queen of Denmark, Margaret, descends directly from the marriage of Frederick V of Denmark and the Princess Louisa of England.
King Malcolm III of Scotland (1031-93), known as Canmore, married as his second wife the Princess Margaret (1045-93), known to history as Saint Margaret, who was the daughter of Edward Atheling, the last Saxon prince.
Her son became King Christopher III of Denmark and Sweden, and Christopher III married Dorothea of Brandenburg.
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 Kingdoms of Scandinavia - Denmark
Valdemar / Waldemar conquers North Estonia, and the Danish national flag is born in the process.
For having supplied forces to Napoleon (despite not having any real choice), Denmark loses Norway to Sweden at the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
Became King Haakon VII of Denmark in 1905.
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsEurope/ScandinaviaDenmark.htm   (204 words)

 Sovereign Military Order of the Byzantine Eagle
These esteemed individuals included: Sigismund von Luxembourg as Grand Master, Stefan Lazarevic, King Alfonso of Spain, King Ladislas II of Poland, Grand Duke Vitold of Lithauania, Christopher III of Denmark and Duke Ernst of Austria.
In hopes of galvanizing further resistance against the Ottoman menace, Cardinal Andrew Bathory and his successor as Grand Master, Gabor Bethlen, sought to increase the number of Russian potentates admitted into the society.
Class III – Chest badge of eight points with surmounted red and fl crusader’s cross with dragon emblem in the center surrounded by motto.
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 Dragon Warrior III for NES - MobyGames
"Dragon Warrior III" is the concluding game of the first Dragon Quest/Dragon Warrior trilogy, and its story takes us back to the time period of the legendary Erdrick (also known as Loto), the ancestor of the first game's hero.
You are the son of a powerful warrior Ortega, skillful in physical combat and spellcasting.
Dragon Warrior III was the first RPG where the quest begins with the hero waken up by his mother.
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 Genealogy Data
Father: Castile, Ferdinand III of King of Castile
Denmark, Margaret Of, Frederick I King of Denmark
Father: Aquitaine, William III of Duke of Aquitaine
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 Kingdoms of Scandinavia - Sweden
It briefly became independent in the 1920-1930 period before the Soviet Union took over with a vengeance (1940-1991).
and Denmark and loses control of Estonia to the Russians in 1710.
Sweden gains Norway from Denmark at the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
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 Hamlet (1964/I) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Trivia: Other than a 1910 silent version, this is the only production of "Hamlet" (so far) to actually be filmed in Elsinore, Denmark, where most of the play takes place.
The contrast with Olivier's version was stunning to viewers: a non-bombastic thoughtful Hamlet with none of the perverse undertones of Olivier's Prince of Denmark.
Further the text was less butchered than in Olivier's movie; here we at least get to see Rozenkrantz and Guildenstern.
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 Monarchs of Norway
Olav IV Haakonsson of Denmark and Norway 1376-1387
Union of Kalmar - Denmark, Norway and Sweden 1397
Eric VII of Denmark, III of Norway, XIII of Sweden 1412-1439
www.fortunecity.com /millennium/family/1155/rulofnor.htm   (81 words)

 Howling III (1987)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
from Sacramento, CA Howling III (1987) was a big improvement over the last film, part two.
I have seen this movie and would like to comment on it
Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Howling III (1987)
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 January Military History
King Charles IV of Naples (1732-1759) and III of Spain (1759-88)
King Christian III of Denmark and Norway (1534—59)
King Andreas III Arpad of Hungary (1290-1301), at 50
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 Royal Genealogies Part 36
NOTES: Succeeded to the throne of his brother, Edmund I the Elder.
NOTES: Christian founded the Oldenburg dynasty in Denmark.
He was King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden at various times during his reign.
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 Welcome to Adobe GoLive 5
1218: Ferdinand III the Holy (LEÓN) 1218: Valdemar (III) the Younger (DENMARK)
1484: Catherine of Foix and John III (NAVARRE)
SPAIN (Aragon): 63 years (James I) DENMARK: 60 years (Christian IV)
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