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Frederik II (koning van Denemarken en Noorwegen)

male / Danish
king, patron, art collector
He rebuilt Kronborg in Elsinore from a medieval fortress into a magnificent Renaissance castle, between 1574 and 1585. The majority of the engineers, artists and builders in this enterprise came form the Low Countries.
Haderslev 1534-07-01
Sjæland (region) 1588-04-04
at Antvorskov Castle
Family relationships
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He was the son of king Christian III of Denmark and Norway (1503-1559) and Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg (1511-1571), and the father of King Christian IV of Denmark and Norway (1577-1648)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1549 - 1588
c. 1549-1588. He became king of Denmark and Norway and Duke of Schleswig in 1559.
born in
Creation date: 2018-05-11; Last modified date: 2022-05-17


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