Christian I , King of Denmark
b.1 Feb 1426 Oldenburg, Lower Saxony
d.30 May 1481
m. 2 DEC 1423
Facts and Events
Christian I (February 1426 – 21 May 1481) was a Danish monarch of the Oldenburg dynasty, King of Denmark (1448–1481), Norway (1450–1481) and Sweden (1457–1464), under the Kalmar Union. In Sweden his short tenure as monarch was preceded by regents, Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna and Erik Axelsson Tott and succeeded by regent Kettil Karlsson Vasa. Also Duke of Schleswig and Holstein 1460–81.
He founded the University of Copenhagen in 1479.