Person:Christian IV of Denmark (1)

Christian IV of Denmark
b.12 Apr 1577
d.28 Feb 1648
  1. Christian , Prince-Elect of Denmark1603 - 1647
  2. Frederick III of Denmark1609 - 1670
  3. Ulrik , of Denmark1611 - 1633
  • HChristian IV of Denmark1577 - 1648
  • WVibeke Kruse - 1648
  1. Ulrik Christian Gyldenløve1630 - 1658
  1. Christian Ulrik Gyldenløve1611 - 1640
  1. Hans Ulrik Gyldenløve1615 - 1645
Facts and Events
Name Christian IV of Denmark
Gender Male
Birth[1] 12 Apr 1577
Death[1] 28 Feb 1648


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Christian IV (Danish: Christian den Fjerde; 12 April 1577 – 28 February 1648) was King of Denmark-Norway from 1588 until his death. He is the longest-reigning monarch of Denmark with a reign of more than 59 years. He is frequently remembered as one of the most popular, ambitious, and proactive Danish kings, having initiated many reforms and projects. However, his personal obsession with witchcraft led to the public execution of some of his innocent subjects, leading to the greatest number of deaths in Denmark during the Burning Times. He is sometimes colloquially referred to as Christian Firtal in Denmark and Christian Kvart or Quart in Norway.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Christian IV of Denmark, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Christian IV Oldenburg, King of Denmark, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.