Christian IX of Denmark

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Christian IX
Portrait of Christian in military uniform. He places his left hand on his sword and his right hand on a table with some books.
Undated photograph of Christian IX
King of Denmark
Reign15 November 1863 – 29 January 1906
PredecessorFrederick VII
SuccessorFrederick VIII
Prime MinistersSee list
BornPrince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
(1818-04-08)8 April 1818
Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Duchy of Schleswig
Died29 January 1906(1906-01-29) (aged 87)
Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Burial15 February 1906
Louise of Hesse-Kassel
(m. 1842; died 1898)
FatherFriedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
MotherPrincess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel

Christian IX (8 April 1818 – 29 January 1906) was King of Denmark from 1863 until his death in 1906. From 1863 to 1864, he was the Duke of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg at the same time.[1]

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  1. "Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg Royal Family". Monarchies of Europe. Retrieved 15 August 2016.

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