CHRISTIAN IX King of Denmark (15.11.1863-29.1.1906), King of Wends and the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Count of Holstein, Storman, Ditmarschen, Lauenborg and Oldenburg, born a prince of the Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg line, a junior branch of the family which had ruled Denmark for centuries, was chosen to be king after the extinction of the most senior line, and he assumed the throne upon the death of King Frederik VII; *Gottorp 8.4.1818, +Amalienborg, Copenhagen 29.1.1906, bur Roskilde; m.Amalienborg, Copenhagen 26.5.1842 Pss Luise of Hesse-Kassel (*28.9.1789 +13.3.1867)
Rulers of Denmark, Norway and Greece

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