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Anne of Denmark

1574 - 1619

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Anne of Denmark (Danish: Anna; 12 December 1574 – 2 March 1619) was the wife of King James VI and I; as such, she was Queen of Scotland from their marriage on 20 August 1589 and Queen of England and Ireland from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until her death in 1619.The second daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Anne married James at age 14. They had three children who survived infancy: Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, who predeceased his parents; Princess Elizabeth, who became Queen of Bohemia; and James's future successor, Charles I. Anne demonstrated an independent streak and a willingness to use factional Scottish politics in her conflicts with James over the custody of Prince Henry and his treatment of her friend Beatrix Ruthven. Anne appears to have loved James at first, but the couple gradually drifted and eventually lived apart, though mutual respect and a degree of affection survived.In England, Anne shifted her energies from factional politics to patronage of the arts and constructed her own magnificent court, hosting one of the richest cultural salons in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne of Denmark has received more than 1,547,809 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Anne of Denmark is the 149th most popular companion (down from 108th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 58th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Companion.

Anne of Denmark was the wife of King James VI of Scotland and I of England. She is most famous for being the mother of Charles I.

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Among companions, Anne of Denmark ranks 149 out of 673Before her are Elizabeth of Bosnia, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Julie Clary, Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile, and Priscilla Presley. After her are Marie Henriette of Austria, Elizabeth Alexeievna, Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland, Isabella of Angoulême, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Amalasuntha.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1574, Anne of Denmark ranks 3Before her are Pope Innocent X and Handan Sultan. After her are Maria Anna of Bavaria, William Oughtred, Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania, Robert Fludd, Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, Wilhelm Kettler, Feng Menglong, Elisabeth of Lorraine, and Dorothea Maria of Anhalt. Among people deceased in 1619, Anne of Denmark ranks 5Before her are Safiye Sultan, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Hans Lippershey, and John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg. After her are Ludovico Carracci, Lucilio Vanini, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Diane de France, Lawrence of Brindisi, Hieronymus Fabricius, and Shimazu Yoshihiro.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Anne of Denmark ranks 67 out of 893Before her are Mads Mikkelsen (1965), Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889), Arne Jacobsen (1902), Canute IV of Denmark (1043), Anders Fogh Rasmussen (1953), and August Krogh (1874). After her are Inge Lehmann (1888), Johannes Fibiger (1867), Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark (1656), Eric V of Denmark (1249), Christina of Denmark (1521), and Princess Benedikte of Denmark (1944).

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