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Christian IX (king of Denmark)

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king, collector
Christian IX was King of Denmark from 1863 to 1906. From 1863 to 1864, he was concurrently Duke of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg
Nationality/school
Danish
Born
Gottorf 1818-04-18
Deceased
Copenhagen 1906-01-29
Queen Louise died on 29 September 1898 at Bernstorff Palace near Copenhagen. Christian himself died peacefully of old age at 87 at the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen after a reign of 42 years and 75 days. After lying in state at the chapel at Christiansborg Palace, he was interred beside Queen Louise in Christian IX's Chapel in Roskilde Cathedral, the traditional burial site for Danish monarchs since the 15th century.
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Christian was born at Gottorf Castle as Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck the fourth son of Friedrich Wilhelm Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck and Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse. He was named after Prince Christian of Denmark, the later King Christian VIII, who was also his godfather in 1842 Christian married his second cousin Princess Louise
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Creation date: 2016-04-21; Last modified date: 2019-02-25

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