Person:Christian I of Denmark (1)

Christian I , King of Denmark
d.30 May 1481
Facts and Events
Name Christian I , King of Denmark
Alt Name Christian Oldenburg, I
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 26 Feb 1425 Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
Birth? 1 Feb 1426 Oldenburg, Lower Saxony
Alt Marriage 28 Oct 1449 København, Denmarkto Dorothea von Brandenburg, Queen of Denmark
Marriage 4 Nov 1449 Ofkobenhavn Slot, København, Denmarkto Dorothea von Brandenburg, Queen of Denmark
Alt Death? 21 May 1481 Domkirken, Roskilde, Copenhagen, Denmark
Other? House of Oldenburg
Death? 30 May 1481
Ancestral File Number 8FMG-XV

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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.

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  1.   Christian I of Denmark, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).