Person:Christopher I of Denmark (1)

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Christopher I , of Denmark
b.1219
d.29 May 1259
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Name Christopher I , of Denmark
Alt Name Estridsen
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1219
Death[1] 29 May 1259
Reference Number? Q206315?


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Christopher I (1219 – 29 May 1259) was King of Denmark between 1252 and 1259. He was the son of Valdemar II of Denmark by his wife, Infanta Berengária of Portugal. He succeeded his brothers Eric IV Plovpenning and Abel of Denmark on the throne. Christopher was elected King upon the death of his older brother Abel in the summer of 1252. He was crowned at Lund Cathedral on Christmas Day 1252.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Christopher I of Denmark, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.